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(Letter of the Alphabet c)

chutney

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chyle

(homonym: kyle) lymph that is milky in appearance due to the presence of emulsified fats.

chymotrypsin

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cilantro

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Cimmerian

(near homonym: Sumerian) marked by intensity of darkness or gloom: stygian.

cinematheque

(Could be confused with cinematic.) A small movie in theater specializing in avant-grade films.

cinephile

(homonym: sinophile) a devotee of motion pictures.

cinerary

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cinque

(homonym:sink) five; especially: the number five in dice or cards.

cinquecento

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circuit

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circulate

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circulus

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cirrhosis

(homonyms and near homonym: psorosis, sorosis and xerosis) a chronic progressive disease of the liver that is characterized by an excessive formation of connective tissue followed by hardening and contraction.

cis

(homonym and near homonym: sis and cyst) having or characterized by certain atoms or groups on the same side of the molecule.

citizen

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civics

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clambake

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clandestinely

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clarinet

(Could be confused with differently pronounced variant clarionet.) An orchestral and band instrument having a cylindrical tube with moderately flaring end and a strong flexible violinlike tone.

clatter

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clausewitz

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clavicle

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clematis

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clepsydra

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clergy

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clerisy

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clever

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climatologist

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clinquant

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closet

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cloture

(Could be confused with closure.) the ending or limitation of debate in a legislative body by calling for a vote or by other authorized methods.

clumsy

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cluster

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cnidarian

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coagulate

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coaler

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coalmouse

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cobweb

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coccolithophore

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coccygeal

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cochlear

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codicil

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coexistence

(Could be confused with noun coexistents.) The state of living in peace with each other especially as a matter of policy.

cofeature

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cognate

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coinage

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coincidence

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colcannon

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coleta

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collaborator

(Could be confused with collaborateur.) One who cooperates with or assists usually willingly an enemy of one's country (as an invading or occupying force.)

collapse

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collateral

(The definition provided is not the one most commonly associated with this word.) Placed or regarded as side by side: parallel, coordinate, or corresponding in position, order, time, or significance.

collation

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colleen

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college

(The definition provided is not the most commonly used for this word.) An organized group of persons engaged in a common pursuit, having a common duty or role and sometimes a charter or special rights and privileges.

colligate

(near homonym: collocate) bind, unite, or group together often according to a subsuming principle.

collision

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collocate

(near homonym: colligate) set or arrange in a place or position; especially:

collywobbles

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colonel

(homonym: kernel) an army, marine, or air force officer ranking below a brigadier general and above a lieutenant colonel and entitled to the insignia of a silver eagle.

colonial

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colony

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colorless

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comandancia

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combatant

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combative

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combust

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combustible

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comedienne

(Could be confused with comedian.) An actress who plays in dramas of light and amusing character and typically with a happy ending.

commando

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