|23 Feb 2015||chimerical|
Merely imaginary; fanciful; fantastic; wildly or vainly conceived; produced by a wildly fanciful imagination; having, or capable of having, no existence except in thought; as, "chimerical projects".
|27 Jul 2016||chimera|
- (Capitalized) A fire-breathing she-monster represented as having a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail.
- Any imaginary monster made up of grotesquely incongruous parts.
- An illusion or mental fabrication; a grotesque product of the imagination.
- An individual, organ, or part consisting of tissues of diverse genetic constitution, produced as a result of organ transplant, grafting, or genetic engineering.
|8 Dec 2014||chichi|
1. The use of trickery or sophistry to deceive (as in matters of law).
2. A trick; a subterfuge.
|10 May 2015||chicanery|
- The use of trickery to deceive (especially in matters of law).
- A trick or quibble.
|19 Apr 2014||chary|
- Wary; cautious.
- Not giving or expending freely; sparing.
|22 Apr 2014||chagrin|
Acute vexation, annoyance, or embarrassment, arising from disappointment or failure.
|13 Sep 2017||chagrin|
- 1. Acute vexation, annoyance, or embarrassment, arising from disappointment or failure.
1. To unsettle or vex by disappointment or humiliation; to mortify.
|26 Nov 2015||cerebration|
The act or product of thinking; the use of the power of reason; mental activity; thought.
|26 Dec 2016||censure|
- The act of blaming or finding fault with and condemning as wrong; reprehension; blame.
- An official reprimand or expression of disapproval.
|25 Nov 2016||censorious|
- Tending to blame, condemn, or criticize; harshly critical.
- Implying or expressing harsh criticism or disapproval; as, "censorious remarks."
|20 Jan 2014||celerity|
Rapidity of motion or action; quickness; swiftness.
|28 May 2016||cavort|
- To bound or prance about.
- To have lively or boisterous fun; to behave in a high-spirited, festive manner.
|17 Jun 2017||cavil|
- 1. To raise trivial or frivolous objections; to find fault without good reason.
1. To raise trivial objections to.
1. A trivial or frivolous objection.
|12 Mar 2015||cavil|
A captious or frivolous objection.
- 1. (Law) A notice given by an interested party to some officer not to do a certain act until the opposition has a hearing.
2. A warning or caution; also, a cautionary qualification or explanation to prevent misunderstanding.
|17 Oct 2015||caveat|
- (Law) A notice given by an interested party to some officer not to do a certain act until the party is heard in opposition; as, a caveat entered in a probate court to stop the proving of a will or the taking out of letters of administration, etc.
- A warning or caution; also, a cautionary qualification or explanation to prevent misunderstanding.
|18 Jan 2014||cavalcade|
- A procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages.
- Any procession.
- A sequence; a series.
|24 May 2016||caterwaul|
- To make a harsh cry.
- To have a noisy argument.
|7 Nov 2015||cataract|
- A great fall of water over a precipice; a large waterfall.
- A downpour; a flood.
- An opacity of the lens or capsule of the eye, which prevents the passage of the rays of light and impairs or destroys the sight.
|18 May 2017||castigate|
- To punish severely; also, to chastise verbally; to rebuke; to criticize severely.
|5 Nov 2014||castigate|
To punish severely; also, to chastise verbally; to rebuke; to criticize severely.
|8 May 2016||carom|
- A rebound following a collision; a glancing off.
- A shot in billiards in which the cue ball successively strikes two other balls on the table.
|1 Jul 2014||carapace|
- The thick shell that covers the back of the turtle, the crab, and other animals.
- Something likened to a shell that serves to protect or isolate from external influence.
|23 Sep 2017||carapace|
- 1. The thick shell that covers the back of the turtle, the crab, and other animals.
2. Something likened to a shell that serves to protect or isolate from external influence.
|14 Sep 2014||captious|
- Marked by a disposition to find fault or raise objections.
- Calculated to entrap or confuse, as in an argument.
|20 May 2017||captious|
- 1. Marked by a disposition to find fault or raise objections.
2. Calculated to entrap or confuse, as in an argument.
|27 Oct 2017||capricious|
Apt to change suddenly; whimsical; changeable.
|21 Nov 2014||capitulate|
- to surrender under agreed conditions
|2 Jul 2017||capitulate|
- To surrender under agreed conditions.
|12 Jun 2017||capacious|
- Able to contain much; roomy; spacious.
|22 Nov 2014||capacious|
- Having capacity; able to contain much; large; roomy; spacious; extended; broad; as, a capacious vessel, room, bay, or harbor.
|5 Jan 2017||cap-a-pie|
From head to foot; at all points.
|20 Jul 2017||cant|
- 1. The idioms and peculiarities of speech in any sect, class, or occupation.
2. The use of religious phraseology without understanding or sincerity.
3. Empty, solemn speech, implying what is not felt; insincere talk; hypocrisy.
4. A whining manner of speaking, especially of beggars.
|26 Nov 2014||canorous|
- Melodious; musical
canorously, adv.; canorousness, n.
|8 Jun 2017||canorous|
- Richly melodious; pleasant sounding; musical.
|29 Nov 2017||canard|
1. An unfounded, false, or fabricated report or story.
2. A horizontal control and stabilizing surface mounted forward of the main wing of an aircraft.
3. An aircraft whose horizontal stabilizer is mounted forward of the main wing.
|23 Mar 2015||canard|
An extravagant or absurd report or story; a fabricated sensational report or statement; esp. one set afloat in the newspapers to hoax the public.
|20 Jun 2014||camarilla|
A group of secret and often scheming advisers, as of a king; a cabal or clique.
|26 May 2015||calumny|
False accusation of a crime or offense, maliciously made or reported, to
the injury of another; malicious misrepresentation; slander.
|31 Oct 2014||callow|
Immature; lacking adult perception, experience, or judgment.
|24 Jun 2016||cajole|
To persuade with flattery, repeated appeals, or soothing words; to coax.
|10 May 2017||caesura|
- 1. A break or pause in a line of verse, usually occurring in the middle of a line, and indicated in scanning by a double vertical line; for example, "The proper study || of mankind is man" [Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man].
2. Any break, pause, or interruption.
|23 Nov 2016||caesura|
- A break or pause in a line of verse, usually occurring in the middle of a line, and indicated in scanning by a double vertical line; for example, "The proper study || of mankind is man" [Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man].
- Any break, pause, or interruption.
|18 Sep 2014||cadre|
- A core or nucleus of trained or otherwise qualified personnel around which an organization is formed.
- A tightly knit and trained group of dedicated members active in
promoting the interests of a revolutionary party.
- A member of such a group.
- A framework upon which a larger entity can be built; a scheme.
|1 Jan 2016||cadge|
To beg or obtain by begging; to sponge.
|11 Jul 2015||cacophony|
- Harsh or discordant sound; dissonance.
- The use of harsh or discordant sounds in literary composition.
|11 Jul 2016||cabal|
- A secret, conspiratorial association of plotters or intriguers whose purpose is usually to bring about an overturn especially in public affairs.
- The schemes or plots of such an association.
|12 May 2015||buss|
A kiss; a playful kiss; a smack.
|8 Jun 2014||busker|
A person who entertains (as by playing music) in public places.