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causeway.noun,.plural.causeways
a raised roadway, as across water or marshland

cincture.noun,.plural.cinctures
a belt or sash; encircling or encompassing; something that encircles or surrounds
cincture, cinctured, cincturing, cinctures.transitive verbs
to gird; encompass

crucify, crucified, crucifying, crucifies.transitive verbs
to put a person to death by nailing or binding to a cross; to treat cruelly; torment (a politician who was crucified by the press)
crucifier.noun,.plural.crucifiers
crucifixion.noun,.plural.crucifixions
the act of crucifying; execution on a cross; the crucifying of Emmanuel on Calvary; an extremely difficult, painful trial; torturous suffering

Calvary.also known as.Golgotha
a hill outside ancient Jerusalem where Emmanuel was crucified:.John 19:17

crusade.and.Crusade.noun,.plural.crusades.and.Crusades
Crusades were the wars that were fought by a 'Christian' movement of people still believing in wars such as were recorded in the Old Testament, as in the book of Joshua; the Crusades took place in Palestine against the Muslims during the eleventh, twelfth and thirteenth centuries to recover what has come to be known as the Holy Land; a crusade is also a 'holy' war undertaken with papal.sanction; a campaign
crusade, crusaded, crusading, crusades.intransitive verbs
to engage in a crusade; from French 'croisade' and Spanish 'cruzada' both from Latin 'crux', 'cruc-' meaning 'cross'
crusader.noun,.plural.crusaders

corrugate.noun,.plural.corrugates
corrugated metal or cardboard has been folded into a series of small parallel.folds to make it stronger
corrugate, corrugated, corrugating, corrugates.verbs
transitive verb use.to shape into folds or parallel and alternating.ridges.and.grooves
intransitive verb use.to become shaped into such folds or ridges and grooves; to wrinkle up
corrugate.or.corrugated.adjective
corrugation.noun,.plural.corrugations
the act or process of corrugating; the state of being corrugated; a groove or ridge on a corrugated surface

crevice.noun,.plural.crevices
a narrow.crack or opening; a crevice is a narrow crack or gap, such as in a rock; a fissure or cleft; a rift
creviced.adjective

christen, christens, christened, christening.transitive verbs
when a baby is christened, he or she is given a name during the Christian.ceremony of baptism (she was born in March and christened in June with the name of Susan)

chock.noun,.plural.chocks
a block or wedge placed under something else, such as a wheel, to keep it from moving; in nautical.terms, a heavy fitting of metal or wood with two jaws.curving.inward, through which a rope or cable may be run
chock, chocked, chocking, chocks.transitive verbs
to fit with or secure by a chock (the plane's wheels were chocked and chained down so the wind wouldn't blow it around); to place a boat on chocks; to chock the wheels of an automobile so it won't move when you have to change a tire
chock.adverb
as completely as possible (a report chock full descriptive language); as close as possible

capitulate, capitulated, capitulating, capitulates.intransitive verbs
to surrender.under.specified.conditions; come to terms; to give up all resistance; acquiesce; yield
capitulant.noun,.plural.capitulants
capitulator.noun,.plural.capitulators
capitulation.noun,.plural.capitulations
the act of surrendering or giving up; a document containing the terms of surrender; an enumeration of the main parts of a subject; a summary
capitulatory.adjective

Chinook, chinook.noun,.plural.Chinooks, chinooks
a chinook is a warm dry wind blowing from the sea on the northwest coast of the U.S.A. and Canada and descends from the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains, causing a rapid rise in temperature; a chinook is also a large Pacific pink fleshed salmon valued as food; Chinook is also Native American people formerly.inhabiting the lower Columbia River valley and adjoining coastal regions of Washington and Oregon in the U.S.A.; they are now located in western Washington; the Chinook traded widely throughout the Pacific Northwest; a member of this people is also called a Chinook; the Chinookan language of the Chinook; any of various Chinookan-speaking peoples formerly inhabiting the Columbia River valley eastward to The Dalles (a city of northern Oregon on the Columbia River east of Portland, which was an important stop on the Oregon Trail in the 1800's and is now a busy inland port); Chinookan people are now located in southern Washington and northern Oregon

cockpit.noun,.plural.cockpits
the space in the fuselage of a small airplane containing seats for the pilot, copilot and sometimes passengers; the space set apart for the pilot and crew, as in a helicopter, large airliner or transport aircraft

cyanide.noun
like arsenic, cyanide also is a highly poisonous.substance; these very dangerous poisons come with names such as, hydrogen cyanide, potassium cyanide and sodium cyanide, all very harmful and poisonous
cyanide, cyanided, cyaniding, cyanides.transitive verbs
in manufacturing, cyanide is used to coat a metal surface to produce a hard surface; to treat an ore with cyanide to extract gold or silver

canopy.noun,.plural.canopies
a covering, usually of cloth, suspended over a throne or bed or held aloft on poles above an eminent person or a sacred.object; a protective rooflike covering, often made of canvas, mounted on a frame over a walkway or door; the uppermost.layer in a forest, formed by the crowns of the trees; the transparent.enclosure over the cockpit of an aircraft; the part of a parachute that opens up to catch the air
canopy, canopied, canopying, canopies.transitive verbs
to cover with or as if with a canopy; date 1300-1400, from Middle English 'canape' and Medieval Latin, word origin 'canopeum' meaning 'mosquito net' and from Greek 'konopion', from 'konops meaning 'mosquito'

chopping block.noun,.plural.chopping blocks
a situation in which someone or something is threatened with elimination; also, a wooden block on which material as wood or vegetables, meat, etc. is cut, split or diced (outside cutting more firewood on the chopping block)

cheese.noun,.plural.cheeses
a food consisting of the coagulated, compressed and usually ripened.curd of milk separated from the whey; a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk, often seasoned and aged in producing a stronger flavored cheese, usually labeled then as mild, medium, old, extra old; the word 'cheese' is also used in describing someone regarded as important (the big cheese is coming to town)
cheese, cheesed, cheesing, cheeses.transitive verbs
to add cheese to (let's cheese up the spaghetti)
cheesy, cheesier, cheesiest.adjectives
containing or resembling cheese; cheesy also connotes something of poor quality (that sure was a cheesy play); shoddy (what a cheesy job they did on that newly constructed building which fell down)
cheesiness.noun
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