C. Associated Word: cedilla.
cabbage, n. savoy; colewort; broccoli; collards; Brussels sprouts. Associated Words: Brassica, brassicaceous.
cabbage, v. (Colloq.) steal, pilfer, purloin, filch.
cabin, n. hut, hovel, shanty, cot, shack, cottage.
cage, n. mew.—v. confine, coop up, encage, mew.
caged, a. imprisoned, confined.
cajole, v. beguile, wheedle, blandish, inveigle, flatter.
cajolery, n. wheedling, blandishment, beguilement.
cake, v. concrete, harden, solidify, coagulate.
calamitous, a. disastrous, deplorable, baleful, ill-fated, untoward, dire.
calamity, n. disaster, catastrophe, misfortune, casualty, reverse, adversity, mischance.
calculate, v. compute, reckon, estimate; forecast; (Colloq.) expect, intend, contemplate, plan.
calculating, a. scheming, forecasting, crafty, circumspect, cautious, wary.
calculation, n. computation, reckoning; expectation, anticipation; circumspection, wariness, forethought, caution.
calendar, n. almanac; list, schedule, register, catalogue, docket.
calf, n. Associated Words: vellum, parchment, veal, fatling, dogy, vitular, vituline, slink, slunk, calve, steer.
calico, n. print.
California poppy. eschscholtzia.
call, v. summon, bid, evoke, invite; convoke, assemble, muster, convene; entitle, name, designate, dub, denominate; invoke, petition, invocate.
call, n. summons, vocation, invocation, entreaty, appeal, invitation; signal; requirement, demand, requisition; election, appointment; interview.
calling, n. summons, call; vocation (divine summons); evocation, convocation; occupation, business, trade, employment, vocation, pursuit.
callous, a. unfeeling, insensible, hardened, unimpressible.
callow, a. unfledged, unfeathered; immature, green, inexperienced.
call to account. impeach, accuse.
calm, n. lull, tranquillity, quiet, placidity.
calm, a. still, serene, motionless, undisturbed, unruffled, pacific, placid, tranquil, halcyon; sedate, collected, imperturbable, unmoved, cool, composed, dispassionate. Antonyms: excited, stormy, agitated, ruffled, discomposed, perturbed, boisterous.
calm, v. lull, allay, hush, tranquillize, becalm, still, compose, quiet, appease, pacify, assuage, moderate, alleviate, conciliate, abate, console.
calmness, n. tranquillity, serenity, placidity, stillness, composure, imperturbability, dispassion, imperturbation, unconcern, equanimity, collectedness, self-possession. Antonyms: commotion, excitement, agitation, discomposure.
camel, n. dromedary (one hump); bactrian camel (two humps); deloul, maharik (the swift camel).
cameo, n. anaglyph. Antonym: intaglio.
camp, n. encampment; bivouac; cantonment, quarters. Associated words: castrensial, etape, decampment, decamp, castrametation.
camp, v. encamp.
canal, n. channel. Associated Words: towpath, berm, heelpath, lock.
cancel, v. annul, abrogate, rescind, nullify, quash, abolish, countermand. Antonyms: confirm, approve, corroborate, enforce, reenact, maintain.
cancellation, n. annulment, abrogation, rescission, nullification, countermanding.
cancer, n. carcinoma, carcinosis. Associated Words: cancerate, canceration, cancerous, cancriform, cancroid, solanoid.
candid, a. impartial, unbiased, fair; frank, ingenuous, unreserved, straightforward. Antonyms: disingenuous, deceitful, reserved, subtle.
candidate, n. aspirant, nominee, postulant, office-seeker, contestant (for an office).
candle, n. taper, cierge, rushlight, serge; pl. chandlery. Associated Words: chandler, wick, snuff, socket, accensor, petrostearine, sconce, sweal.
candlestick, n. candelabrum, jesse, girandole, lustre.
candor, n. impartiality, disinterestedness; frankness, ingenuousness, naivete, openness.
candy, n. confectionery, bonbon, sweetmeat, confection, comfit, confect, lollipop, caramel, fudge, fondant, praline, taffy, sugar plum, toffee.
candy maker. confectioner.
cane sugar. sucrose.
canker, n. corrosion, erosion, blight.
cannibal, n. anthropophagite.—a. anthropophagous.
cannibalism, n. anthropophagy; exophagy, endophagy.
cannibals, n. pl. anthropophagi, man-eaters, androphagi.
cannon, n. Associated Words: ordnance, cannonade, cannoneer, linstock, calibre, bore, cascabel, breech, reenforce, chase, muzzle, trunnion, rimbase, chamber, howitzer, mortar.
canny, a. cunning, crafty, wary, shrewd, cautious, prudent, circumspect; magical.
canoe, n. piroque (dugout); pitpan (Cen. Amer.); kayak (Arctic tribes).
canon, n. law, rule, regulation.
canonicals, n. pl. vestments; gown, robe, cassock, surplice, alb, pallium, cope, scapulary, dalmatic, stole, chasuble, tunicle, scarf, mantelleta, cowl, ephod, amice, mitre, capoch, biretta, chimere, rochet, scapular, planeta, maniple, tippet, plicata.
canopy, n. covering, awning, baldaquin, baldachin, tilt, tester, pavilion.
cant, n. slope, tilt, turn; bias, impulse; prating; idioms, parlance, vocabulary; affected piety, hypocrisy; slang, jargon, lingo, argot.
cant, v. tilt, tip, incline.
cantankerous, a. (Colloq.) perverse, contumacious, contentious, headstrong, contrary.
canteen carrier. (female) cantiniere, vivandiere.
canvas, n. tarpaulin; coutil.
canyon, n. gorge, ravine, gulch.
cap, n. biggin, biggon, biggonnet, busby, coif, berretta, biretta, barret, caul, callot, head-gear, turban, fez, calotte, toque, mortarboard, mitre, tarboosh, Tam-o-Shanter, zuchetto, wimple, shako, morion, mozetta, casque, helmet, mutch, montero, domino, beaver, glengarry, calpac, thrum cap, beret, keffieh, mortier, mobcap. Associated Word: visor.
cap, v. crown, complete, consummate, surpass, exceed.