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cenotaph
monument for the dead
censure
blame, condemnation
cephalic
pertaining to the head
ceramic
pertaining to clay
cerebral
pertaining to the brain
cerebration
process of thought
chagrin
disappointment, vexation
challis
a lightweight fabric, usually printed, of wool, rayon, or cotton
chambray
a fine gingham fabric
chameleon
a lizard able to change its coloring, a changeable person
champ
to bite and chew with force and noise
chandler
a candle-seller, a retailer of groceries and other supplies
chaotic
completely confused
charlatan
one who pretends to know more than he does
charnel
a burial place
chary
careful
chassis
frame, wheels, and machinery of an automobile
chaste
sexually virtuous, simple in style
chatisement
physical punishment
chattel
an item of property, not real estate
chauvinsim
zealous unreasoning patriotism
chicanery
unethical methods, legal trickery
chide
rebuke, scold
chimerical
imaginary
chiropody
treatment of foot ailments
chiropractic
system of healing by manipulating body structures, particularily the spine
chivalry
medieval system of knighthood; virtues of knighthood such as courage, courtesy, respect for women
choleric
angry
chrysalis
hard pupa of a moth of butterfly
chutney
East Indian relish, seasoning
cicada
a family of insects including crickets
circuitous
roundabout
circumlocution
talking around a subject
circumspect
watchful in all directions, wary
circumvent
to go around, fustrate
cirrus
a thin, fleecy cloud consisting of ice crystals
citadel
fortress
cite
quote, for support or authority
clairvoyance
ability to foretell the future
clandestine
secret
claque
hired applauders
claustrophobia
fear of enclosed places
clavicle
collarbone
clavier
musical keyboard
cleave
1)to adhere 2)to split asunder
clemency
leniency
cliche
a trite, over-worked expression
climactic
of a climax
climatic
of a climate
coadjutor
helper
coalesce
grow together
codicil
an amendment to a will
coerce
compel
cogent
conclusive, convincing
cogitate
think
cognate
having the same ancestor or origin