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calligrapher

n.
one who writes a beautiful calligraphy

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callous

adj.
feeling no emotion or no sympathy for others

3

callow

adj.
lacking adult sophistication; immature

4

callus

n.
a thickening of or a hard thichened area on skin or bark

5

calorie

n.卡路里
the amount of heat required at a pressure of on atmosphere to raise the temperature of one gram of water one degree Celsius that is equal to about 4.19 joules

6

calumniate

v.
to utter maliciously false statements, charges, or imputations about

7

camaraderie

n.
a spirit of friendly good fellowship

8

cameo

n.
a small piece of sculpture on a stone or shell cut in relief in one layer with another contrasting layer serving as background
A brief but dramatic appearance of a prominent actor, as in a single scene of motion picture

9

camouflage

n.
behavior or artifice designed to deceive or hide

10

canard

n.
a false or baseless, usually derogatory story, report or rumor

11

candidate

n.
one that aspires to or is nominated or qualified for an office, membership or award

12

candor

n.
unreserved, honest or sincere expression; forthrightness

13

cane

n.
A stick used as an aid in walking or carried as an accessory

14

canon

n.
a regulation or dogma decreed by a church council

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canonize

v.
to treat as a sacred person, glorify, proclaim

16

canopy

n.
a cover (as of cloth) fixed or carried above a person of high rank or a sacred object, baldachin

17

canvas

n.
a piece of cloth backed or framed as a surface for a painting

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canvass

v.
to seek orders or votes; solicit

19

canyon

n.
a deep narrow valley with steep sides and often with a stream flowing through it

20

capitulate

v.
to cease resisting; acquiesce

21

caprice

n.
a sudden, impulsive and seemingly unmotivated notion or action

22

captivate

vt.
to influence and dominate by some special charm, art or trait and with an irresistible appeal

23

careen

v.
to sway from side to side

24

carefree

adj.
free of worries and responsibilities

25

careworn

adj.
showing the effect of grief or anxiety

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caricature

n.
exaggeration by means of often ludicrous distortion of parts or characteristics

27

carnal

adj.
bodily, corporeal

28

carouse

vi.
to drink liquor deeply or freely

29

carp

vi.
to find fault or complain querulously

30

cartographer

n.
one that makes maps