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SAT words from 'cardinal' to 'chateau'

Words alphabetically from 'cardinal' to 'chateau' from the monster 5000-word at http://www.freevocabulary.com/

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cardinal
Of prime or special importance.
caret
A sign (^) placed below a line, indicating where omitted words, etc., should be inserted.
caricature
a picture or description in which natural characteristics are exaggerated or distorted.
carnage
Massacre.
carnal
Sensual.
carnivorous
Eating or living on flesh.
carouse
To drink deeply and in boisterous or jovial manner.
carrion
Dead and putrefying flesh.
cartilage
An elastic animal tissue of firm consistence.
cartridge
A charge for a firearm, or for blasting.
caste
The division of society on artificial grounds.
castigate
To punish.
casual
Accidental, by chance.
casualty
A fatal or serious accident or disaster.
cataclysm
Any overwhelming flood of water.
cataract
Opacity of the lens of the eye resulting in complete or partial blindness.
catastrophe
Any great and sudden misfortune or calamity.
cathode
The negative pole or electrode of a galvanic battery.
Catholicism
The system, doctrine, and practice of the Roman Catholic Church.
catholicity
Universal prevalence or acceptance.
cat-o-nine-tails
An instrument consisting of nine pieces of cord, formerly used for flogging in the army and navy.
caucus
A private meeting of members of a political party to select candidates.
causal
Indicating or expressing a cause.
caustic
Sarcastic and severe.
cauterize
To burn or sear as with a heated iron.
cede
To pass title to.
censor
An official examiner of manuscripts empowered to prohibit their publication.
censorious
Judging severely or harshly.
census
An official numbering of the people of a country or district.
centenary
Pertaining to a hundred years or a period of a hundred years.
centiliter
A hundredth of a liter.
centimeter
A length of one hundredth of a meter.
centurion
A captain of a company of one hundred infantry in the ancient Roman army.
cereal
Pertaining to edible grain or farinaceous seeds.
ceremonial
Characterized by outward form or ceremony.
ceremonious
Observant of ritual.
cessation
Discontinuance, as of action or motion.
cession
Surrender, as of possessions or rights.
chagrin
Keen vexation, annoyance, or mortification, as at one's failures or errors.
chameleon
Changeable in appearance.
chancery
A court of equity, as distinguished from a common-law court.
chaos
Any condition of which the elements or parts are in utter disorder and confusion.
characteristic
A distinctive feature.
characterize
To describe by distinctive marks or peculiarities.
charlatan
A quack.
chasm
A yawning hollow, as in the earth's surface.
chasten
To purify by affliction.
chastise
To subject to punitive measures.
chastity
Sexual or moral purity.
chateau
A castle or manor-house.

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