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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

C (Dictionary cum Vocabulary Word List for Exams)

Cabal: a secret group seeking to overturn something plot
Example: [He was assassinated by a cabal of aides within his own regime]

Cabaret:
night club
Example: [a cabaret act]

Cabinet:
locker, cupboard, advisory board, council
Example: [a file cabinet]

Cache:
hiding place
Example: [a cache of explosives]

Cacophonous:
unmelodious, inharmonious, having a loud, unpleasant sound, harsh

Cacophony:
harsh noise dissonance
Example: [a cacophony of voices]

Cadaver:
dead body corpse
Example: [in some countries, it is illegal to dissect cadavers]

Cadaverous:
haggard
Example: [cadaverous features]

Cadenza:
An embellishment or flourish prepared or improvised for a solo voice or instrument.

Cadet:
a student of a military academy
Example: [NCC cadets]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Cajole: coax, encourage, flatter
Example: [He really knows how to cajole people into doing what he wants]

Cajolery:
praise, flattery, persuasion, compliment, blandishment
Example: [Blinded by vanity, he was flattered and deceived by her cajolery]

Calamity:
disaster
Example: [natural calamity]

Calculable:
That may be estimated by reckoning.

Calculating:
scheming
Example: [a very cold and calculating character]

Caliber (Calibre):
ability
Example: [of high-caliber]

Calligraphy:
art of beautiful writing

Callosity:
The state of being hard and insensible.

Callous:
thick-skinned insensitive
Example: [callous attitude]

Callow:
inexperienced
Example: [a callow youth]

Calorie:
Amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water 1 degree centigrade.

Calorific:
of heat, producing heat, fattening, high in calories, relating to calories
Example: [calorific value/calorific content]

Calumny:
false and malicious accusation Slander
Example: [He was subjected to the most vicious calumny]

Calvary:
The place where Christ was crucified.

Calvinize:
To teach or imbue with the doctrines of Calvinism.

Camaraderie:
fellowship
Example: [a tremendous sense of camaraderie]

Cameo:
when someone famous appears for a short time in a film or play
Example: [a cameo role]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Canaanite: A member of one of the three tribes that dwelt in the land of Canaan or western Palestine.

Canard:
a lie hoax
Example: [it is difficult to protect oneself from such a base canard]

Candid:
unrehearsed, frank, fair
Example: [candid opinion]

Candor (Candour):
honesty of expression frankness
Example: [“We really don’t know what to do about it, ” she said with surprising candor]

Canine:
pertaining to dogs
Example: [The city’s canine population]

Canker:
any evil any ulcerous sore
Example: [poverty is a canker in the body politic]

Canny:
especially about money or business clever and able to think quickly
Example: [a canny businessman]

Canon:
ecclesiastical law, religious cleric, general rule, standard, precept
Example: [He, too, had been a professor of canon law at Oxford, was a chaplain to the Pope and precentor of the cathedral church of Exeter]

Cant:
buzzword, hypocrisy, tilt, nonsense, jargon, slang, insincere talk
Example: [His cant and hypocrisy have given him more power of being cruel than his associates would have had; and, he has exercised that power with an unsparing hand. These all look up to him as to an oracle; treasure up his cant phrases; echo his opinions about horses and other topics of jockey lore]

Cantankerous:
argumentative, irritable, contentious, quarrelsome, grumpy, unfriendly, stubborn
Example: [cantankerous people]

Cantata:
a musical work for voices and orchestra
Example: [The choir began singing a cantata]

Canto:
part of an extended poem

Cantonment:
boot camp, military quarters, temporary living quarters, encampment
Example: [Rodney Page was still building wooden barracks in a cantonment in Indiana, and was making good. a military cantonment]

Canvass:
examine thoroughly survey
Example: [to canvass local opinion]

Capacious:
large, spacious, extensive roomy
Example: [a capacious handbag]

Caparison:
ornamentation for a horse showy harnesser
Example: [the audience admired the caparison of the horses]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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