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chauvinisam
fanatical, devotion to one's
country, sex, religion, etc.
chastise
to punish; to purify
celibate
unmarried
celerity
swiftness
chattel
slave
cavalier
a casually indifferent person
carp
to complain
catalyst
person or thing that speeds up a result
centrifugal
moving away from the center
castigate
to punish or criticize
catholic
universal; found everywhere
cataclysm
a violent change
carnal
sensual: sexual
cascade
to fall
carouse
to engage in a noisy, wild party
cartel
association
carnage
slaughter
catastrophe
disaster
celestial
heavenly
certitude
certainty
careen
to swerve
cauterize
to burn
chary
(of) careful
chagrin
embarrassment
cavalcade
a sequence of events
caucus
a meeting
caustic
severely critical
censure
to criticize or condemn
casualty
an accident
charisma
great appeal or attraction
carnivorous
flesh-eating
chaste
pure
cavort
to frolic
cessation
stopping
chafe
to annoy
caveat
a warning
charlatan
a fake
carrion
decaying flesh
chaos
complete disorder
caste
social class
catharsis
act of purification
chameleon
a changeable person
catacomb
underground burial place
cavil
to argue
caret blanche
freedom to use one's own judgement
cardinal
of major importance
chasm
a wide gap
caricature
an exaggerated portrayal
cataract
large waterfall; cloudiness of the eye
censor
to eliminate objectionable material
chaff
worthless material