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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

Catholicity: acceptance, the beliefs and practices of Christianity, universal existence
Example: [The history of the changes in the Liturgy is further instructive as to the Catholicity of the Church’s doctrine]

Caucus: a small group within an organization or a meeting of such a group
Example: [the party held a caucus to elect a leader]

Causal:
relating to cause, causative
Example: [causal relationships/links]

Caustic:
sarcastic, biting, scathing able to burn
Example: [caustic remarks]

Cauterize (Cauterise):
to sear
Example: [the doctor cauterized the wound]

Cavalcade:
a procession or sequence

Cavil:
raise trivial objections quibble
Example: [The one cavil I have about the book is that it is written as a diary]

Cavort:
leap around, jump about, play, prance about, skip about
Example: [At that moment the animal began to cavort, and backed into a flower-bed]

Cede:
to surrender possession of something transfer ownership
Example: [Hong Kong was ceded to Britain after the Opium War]

Celebrity:
widespread acclaim fame
Example: [a film celebrity]

Celerity:
quick moving or acting
Example: [The forage and baggage came into camp promptly, and this contributed greatly to celerity of movement and comfort for man and beast]

Celestial:
heavenly
Example: [The moon is a celestial body]

Celibate:
abstaining from sex

Censor:
to prohibit publication by law

Censorious:
severely critical condemning speech
Example: [censorious people delight in casting blame]

Censure:
criticize or find fault with condemn
Example: [His dishonest behavior came under severe censure]

Census:
official periodic count of the population
Example: [According to the census of 1901 their total number approached one million, being those who could read and write English]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Centaur: half man and half horse mythical figure
Example: [statue of the centaur]

Centenary:
Pertaining to a hundred years or a period of a hundred years.

Centigrade:
a unit of measuring temperature

Centimeter:
A length of one hundredth of a meter.

Centrifugal:
departing from the center radiating
Example: [centrifugal force]

Centrifuge:
sieve, separator, rotating device which separates substances, filter
Example: [The procedure involves the use of a centrifuge to separate red blood cells from whole blood]

Centripetal:
tending toward the center
Example: [centripetal force]

Centurion:
A captain of one hundred soldiers in the ancient Roman

Ceramics:
pottery
Example: [made of ceramics]

Cereal:
Pertaining to edible grain or farinaceous seeds.

Cerebral:
pertaining to the brain
Example: [cerebral films]

Cerebration:
thought
Example: [mathematics problems sometimes require much cerebration]

Ceremonious:
Observant of ritual
Example: [ceremonious and polite behavior]

Certitude:
confidence of certainty assurance

Cessation:
a stopping
Example: [a smoking cessation program]

Cession:
as of possessions or rights Surrender
Example: [the cession of Alaska to USA]

Chafe:
abrade
Example: [The bracelet was so tight that it started to chafe]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Chaff: worthless products of an endeavor
Example: [separate the wheat from the chaff]

Chagrin:
embarrassment, shame, humiliation
Example: [My children have never shown an interest in music, much to my chagrin]

Chalice:
cup goblet
Example: [they drank from a chalice]

Chameleon:
changeable in appearance
Example: [like a chameleon, he assumed the political thinking of every group he met]

Champ:
to chew noisily
Example: [we were amused by the way he champed his food]

Champion:
to defend or support
Example: [an Olympic champion]

Chaos:
utter disorder and confusion
Example: [The country’s at war and everything is in chaos]

Chaotic:
in utter disorder
Example: [a chaotic situation]

Characterize:
illustrate, describe, be characteristic of somebody or something, portray
Example: [Corresponding to the difference in musical instruments is that of the noise instruments which characterize the two regions]

Charisma:
a natural power which some people have to influence or attract people
Example: [a charismatic leader]

Charismatic:
having an engaging personality, appealing, charming, magnetic
Example: [to have a charismatic presence]

Charlatan:
fake quack
Example: [the charlatan was caught]

Chary:
watchful, cautious, extremely shy
Example: [I’m a bit chary of using a travel agency that doesn’t have official registration]

Chasm:
deep, a long, narrow hole in rock or ice
Example: [bottom of the chasm]

Chassis:
framework and working parts of an automobile
Example: [chassis of a car]

Chaste:
virgin pure
Example: [They exchanged a few chaste kisses]
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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