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calamity
An event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or severe affliction; a disaster: A hurricane would be a calamity for this low-lying coastal region
calculate
To make an estimate of; evaluate: calculating the team's chances of winning.
camouflage
The method or result of concealing personnel or equipment from an enemy by making them appear to be part of the natural surroundings

Fabric or a garment dyed in splotches of green, brown, tan, and black so as to make the wearer indistinguishable from the surrounding environment
candidate
A person who seeks or is nominated for an office, prize, or honor.
canvass
A heavy, coarse, closely woven fabric of cotton, hemp, or flax, used for tents and sails.
capability
The quality of being capable; ability.
capacity
The ability to receive, hold, or absorb.
casual
Occurring by chance
cemetery
A place for burying the dead; a graveyard.
challenge
call to engage in a contest, fight, or competition: a challenge to a duel
chemist
A scientist specializing in chemistry
circuit
A closed, usually circular line that goes around an object or area
circumference
The boundary line of a circle.
citizenship
The status of a citizen with its attendant duties, rights, and privileges
civilization
An advanced state of intellectual, cultural, and material development in human society, marked by progress in the arts and sciences, the extensive use of record-keeping, including writing, and the appearance of complex political and social institutions.