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cand (gr)
white, shining; as candid, candidate
cabal
a small, secret group
cant
insincere statements usually made in a singsong tone
caesura
pause
candor
honesty; openness; frankness
carp (2)
a type of fish (noun); to complain (verb)
cartel
association of business firms
canny
shrewd
cadaverous
pale; ghastly; corpselike
calumny
a false accusation; slander
carte blanche
freedom to use one's own judgment
carn (gr)
flesh; as carnal, carnivorous
carapace
shell; hard, protective covering
capricious
erratic; impulsive
canvass
to make a survey
callow
young and inexperienced
castigate
to punish
cajole
to coax; to persuade
capacious
spacious; roomy
cacophony
harsh or unpleasant sound
cartographer
mapmaker
capit (gr)
head; as capital, decapitate
captious
hard to please; faultfinding
cad, cas, cid (gr)
fall; as cadence, casualty, incident
canard
a false stor, report, or rumor
caliber
degree of worth
camaraderie
loyalty; friendship
caricature
an exaggerated portrayal
cap, capt, cept (gr)
take, hold; as capable, captive, intercept
cataclysm
a violent change