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cacophony

harsh or jarring sound

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caddy

a small storage container

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Caesarean

connected with Julius Caesar or the Caesars

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caldron

a large kettle or boiler

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caliber

degree of excellence or importance

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caliph

spiritual head of Islam

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candelabra

a branched candlestick or lamp with several lights

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candor

honesty and truthfulness

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cannibalize

eat a member of the same species

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cant

hypocrites

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capital gains

the increase in the value of an asset

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carcass

the dead body of an animal

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carcinogenic

producing or tending to produce cancer

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cardinal

a basic importance

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cardiologist

the study of the heart and its action and diseases

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career

profession and job

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caress

touch or stroke gently or lovingly.

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carom

to strike and rebound

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cartographer

one that makes maps

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cataract

steep rapids in a river

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centrifugal

moving or tending to move away from a center

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chagrin

distress or embarrassment

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charlatan

a person falsely claiming to have special knowledge or skill or a fraud

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chattel

personal property

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cherish

feel or show affection for

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chill

shivering or cold

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cold call

telephone call made by someone trying to sell goods

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commiserate

express or feel sympathy

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commute

travel some distance

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complement

a thing that completes or brings to perfection

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Complicity

wrongdoing.