One word substitutions beginning with C for various competitive exams

one word substitutions beginning with c

In this post, we will learn some important one word substitutions beginning with C for various competitive exams.

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One word substitutions beginning with C

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1. Canon – Church law body of principle

2. Cacophonous – Involving or producing a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds.

3. Cadaver – Dead body.

4. Caliber – The quality of someone’s character or the level of their ability./The internal diameter or bore of a gun barrel.

5. Cardinal – Of prime importance.

6. Caries – Decay and crumbling of a tooth or bone.

7. Calligraphy – Decorative handwriting.

8. Craniology – Describe the habits, merits, and demerits of a man by seeing his skull.

9. Cardiology – The branch of medicine that deals with disease and abnormalities of the heart.

10. Cardiograph – An instrument for tracing heart muscle activity.

12. Cardiac – Relating to the heart.

13. Carnivore – An animal that feeds on other animals.

14. Carnivorous – Animals feeding on other animals.

15. Catastrophe – An event causing great and usually sudden damage or suffering.

16. Carrion – The decaying flesh of dead animals.

17. Celibate – A person who restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something.

18. Centipede – An insect with many legs.

19. Chiromancy – The supposed prediction of a person’s future from palm reading.

20. Chronology – The arrangements of events or dates in the order of their occurrence.

21. Chronologer – A person who studied historical records to establish the dates of past events.

22. Classic – To be of the highest quality and outstanding of its kind./A work of art of recognized and established value.

23. Clio – Greek muse of history

24. Cognomen – Surname or nickname.

25. Comatose – Relating to or in a state of coma.

26. Compensation – Something (money) awarded to someone in recognition of loss, suffering or injury.

27. Contemporary – A person or thing living or existing at the same time as another.

28. Continent – Any of the world’s main continuous expanses of land. (Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia, Antarctica)

29. Convalescence – The gradual recovery from illness.

30. Converge – The lines tend to meet at a point.

31. Cooper – A maker or repairer of casks and barrels.

32. Copyright – The exclusive and assignable legal right.

33. Coral reef – A ridge of rock in the sea formed by the growth and deposit of coral.

34. Cosmopolitan – One who is familiar with and at ease in many different countries and cultures.

35. Credulity – A tendency to be too ready to believe that something is real or true.

36. Creche – A nursery where babies and young children are cared for during the working day.

37. Curator – A keeper or custodian of a museum or other collection.

38. Cloakroom – A room in a public building where outdoor clothes or luggage may be left.

39. Cynosure – A person or thing that is the center of attention or admiration.

40. Crusade – A vigorous campaign for political, social or religious change.

41. Cynic – A person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honorable or unselfish reasons.


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