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Cacophonous

adj. unpleasant- or harsh-sounding
發音不和諧的

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Cacophony

n. a jarring(刺人耳目的), unpleasant noise
雜音

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Cadge

v. to beg; sponge(討得)
乞討,行乞

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Callous

adj. thick-skinned; insensitive
起老繭的;麻木不仁的

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Calumny

n. false and malicious(惡意的) accusation; slander
誹謗

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Canard

n. false, deliberately misleading story
謬傳(尤指惡意編選的)

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Canon

n. an established principle; a basis or standard for judgement; a group of literary works
準則,標準;(某作家的)真作集

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Canonical

adj. belonging to a group of literary works

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Cant

n. insincere talk; language of a particular group
虛假言辭; 行話,隱語

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Cantankerous

adj. irritable; ill-humored
脾氣壞且愛嘮叨的

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Capricious

adj. fickle(易變的)
善變的

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Caprice

n. an inclination to change one's mind compulsively
多變;反覆無常

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Captious

adj. faultfinding(愛挑剔的); intended to entrap, as in an argument
吹毛求疵的;撥弄是非的,強詞奪理的

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Cardinal

adj. of foremost importance
重要的,主要的

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Carnal

adj. of the flesh or body; related to physical appetites
肉體的;世俗的

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Carp

v. to find fault; complain
吹毛求疵

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Cartography

n. science of making maps
地圖製作

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Caste

n. any of the hereditary social classes of Hindu society; social stratification
種姓;等級制度

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Castigation

n. punishment; chastisement(懲戒); criticism

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Cataclysm

n. a violent upheaval that causes great destruction and change
劇烈變動

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Catalyst

n. something causing change
刺激(或促進)因素

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Categorical

adj. absolute; without exception
絕對的;至上的

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Caucus

n. smaller group within an organization
核心小組

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Causal

adj. involving a cause
原因的;因果的

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Caustic

adj. sarcastically biting; burning
(語言)尖刻的;(物質)腐蝕性的

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Celestial

adj. concerning the sky or heavens; sublime(出眾的)
天空的,天國的;精妙的

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Centrifugal

adj. moving away from a center
離心的

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Centripetal

adj. moving or directed toward a center
向心性的

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Champion

v. to defend or support
擁護,支持

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Chasten

v. to correct by punishment or reproof(指責); to restrain or subdue
(為了使人改正或變好而)懲罰;抑制,節制