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ci-devant |siːdˈvɑːŋ| — Former, late; formerly.
cicada |sɪˈkeɪdə| — stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone
cicatrice |ˈsɪkətrɪs| — a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
cicatrix |ˈsɪkəˌtrɪks| — a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
cicatrization |ˌsɪkətraɪˈzeɪʃən| — (medicine) The process of forming a cicatrix; the state of being cicatrized.
cicatrize |ˈsɪkəˌtraɪz| — form a scar, after an injury
cicely |ˈsɪsəlɪ| — Myrrhis odorata, a plant in the genus Myrrhis, in the family Apiaceae.
Cicero |ˈsɪsəˌrəʊ| — a linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em
cicerone |ˈsɪsəˌrɒnɪ| — a guide who conducts and informs sightseers
ciceroni |ˌtʃɪtʃəˈrəʊniː| — plural form of cicerone
Ciceronian |sɪsəˈrəʊniːən| — Of, or relating to Marcus Tullius Cicero, or the ideas in his philosophical treatises.
cider |ˈsaɪdər| — a beverage made from juice pressed from apples
cigar |sɪˈɡɑːr| — a roll of tobacco for smoking
cigarette |ˈsɪɡəret| — finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
cigarette-lighter |ˌsɪɡəˈretˌlaɪtə| — A small, handheld device for creating fire, especially for lighting cigarettes.
ciggy |ˈsɪɡɪ| — (slang) A cigarette.
cilantro |sɪˈlæntrəʊ| — Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
cilia |ˈsɪlɪə| — Irregular plural form of cilium
ciliary |ˈsɪliːeriː| — relating to the ciliary body and associated structures of the eye
ciliated |ˈsɪliːˌeɪtɪd| — having a margin or fringe of hairlike projections
cilice |ˈsɪləs| — A hairshirt.
Cimmerian |sɪˈmiːriːən| — intensely dark and gloomy as with perpetual darkness
cinch |sɪntʃ| — any undertaking that is easy to do
cinchona |sɪŋˈkəʊnə| — medicinal bark of cinchona trees; source of quinine and quinidine
cincture |ˈsɪŋktʃər| — a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
cinder |ˈsɪndər| — a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire
Cinderella |ˌsɪndəˈrelə| — a woman whose merits were not been recognized but who then achieves sudden success and recognition
cine |ˈsɪnɪ| — (chiefly) cinefilm
cine-camera |ˈsɪnɪ kæmrə| — a camera that takes a sequence of photographs that can give the illusion of motion when viewed in rapid succession
cine-film |ˈsɪnɪ fɪlm| — photographic film several hundred feet long and wound on a spool; to be used in a movie camera
cinecamera — Alternative form of cine camera.
cinema |ˈsɪnəmə| — a medium that disseminates moving pictures
cinemascope |ˈsɪnəməskəʊp| — An anamorphic lens series used from 1953-1967 for shooting Twentieth Century Fox widescreen movies
cinematic |ˌsɪnəˈmætɪk| — of or pertaining to or characteristic of the cinema
cinematics |sɪnəˈmætɪks| — The use of cinematic techniques; production of material that will make effective cinema viewing.
cinematograph |ˌsɪnəˈmadəɡraf| — (historical) A camera that could develop its own film and served as its own projector.
cinematographic |sɪnəmætʌˈɡræfɪk| — of or pertaining to cinematography
cinematography |ˌsɪnəməˈtɑːɡrəfɪ| — the act of making a film
cineraria |sɪnəˈreriːə| — herb of Canary Islands widely cultivated for its blue or purple or red or variegated daisylike flowers
cinerarium |ˌsɪnəˈreriːəm| — a niche for a funeral urn containing the ashes of the cremated dead
cinerary |ˈsɪnəreriː| — containing or used for ashes of the cremated dead
cineration — The reducing of anything to ashes by combustion; cinefaction.
cinereous |sɪˈniːriːəs| — An ash-gray colour.
Cingalese |ˌsɪŋɡəˈliːz| — Archaic spelling of Sinhalese.
cinnabar |ˈsɪnəbɑːr| — a heavy reddish mineral consisting of mercuric sulfide; the chief source of mercury
cinnamon |ˈsɪnəmən| — aromatic bark used as a spice
cinque |ˈsɪŋk| — the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
cinquefoil |ˈsɪŋkfɔɪl| — any of a numerous plants grown for their five-petaled flowers; abundant in temperate regions; alleged to have medicinal properties
cion — (chiefly in botanical senses) Alternative spelling of scion.
cipher |ˈsaɪfər| — a message written in a secret code
ciprofloxacin — an oral antibiotic (trade name Cipro) used against serious bacterial infections of the skin or respiratory tract or urinary tract or bones or joints
circa |ˈsɜːrkə| — approximately, about
circadian |sɜːrˈkeɪdɪən| — of or relating to biological processes occurring at 24-hour intervals
Circassian |sərˈkæʃʌn| — a member of the Sunni Muslim people living in northwestern Caucasia
Circe |ˈsɜːrsiː| — (Greek mythology) a sorceress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into swine
circle |ˈsɜːrkl| — ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
circled |ˈsɜːkəld| — simple past tense and past participle of circle
circlet |ˈsɜːrklət| — a small circle
circling |ˈsɜːkəlɪŋ| — Present participle of circle.
circs |sɜːrks| — plural form of circ
circuit |ˈsɜːrkɪt| — an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
circuitous |sərˈkjuːɪtəs| — marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct
circuitry |ˈsɜːrkɪtrɪ| — electronic equipment consisting of a system of circuits
circular |ˈsɜːrkjələr| — an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
circularity |ˌsɜːkjʊˈlærɪtɪ| — the roundness of a 2-dimensional figure
circularize |ˈsɜːkjʊləraɪz| — canvass by distributing letters
circulate |ˈsɜːrkjəleɪt| — become widely known and passed on
circulating |ˈsɜːkjəˌletɪŋ| — passing from one to another
circulation |ˌsɜːrkjəˈleɪʃn| — the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)
circulator |ˈsɜːrkjəleɪtər| — A person or thing that causes something to circulate
circulatory |ˈsɜːrkjələtɔːrɪ| — of or relating to circulation
circum |ˈsɜːkəm| — around
circumambient |sɜːˈkʌmæmbɪənt| — Ascribing to all aspects of; encompassing.
circumambulate |sɜːrkəmˈæmbjəˌˌleɪt| — walk around something
circumbendibus |ˌsɜːrkəmˈbendəbəs| — (often humorous) indirect or roundabout
circumcise |ˈsɜːrkəmsaɪz| — cut the skin over the clitoris
circumcised |ˈsɜːkəmˌsaɪzd| — (of an man) Having had the foreskin of the penis excised.
circumcision |ˌsɜːrkəmˈsɪʒn| — (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
circumference |sərˈkʌmfərəns| — the size of something as given by the distance around it
circumferential |sərkʌmfəˈrenʃəl| — lying around or just outside the edges or outskirts
circumflex |ˈsɜːrkəmfleks| — a diacritical mark (^) placed above a vowel in some languages to indicate a special phonetic quality
circumfluent |sərˈkʌmfluːənt| — Flowing round; surrounding in the manner of a fluid.
circumfluous |sərˈkʌmfluːəs| — circumfluent
circumfuse |ˌsɜːkəmˈfjuːz| — spread something around something
circumfused — simple past tense and past participle of circumfuse
circumgyration |ˌsɜːrkəmdʒaɪˈreɪʃən| — rotation, revolution
circumjacent |sɜːrkəmˈdʒeɪsənt| — lying around; surrounding
circumlittoral |ˌsɜːrkəmˈlɪtərəl| — Around, or bordering the shore.
circumlocution |ˌsɜːrkəmləˈkjuːʃn| — a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
circumlocutional |ˌsɜːkəmləˈkjuːʃənl| — Of or relating to circumlocution : circumlocutionary.
circumlocutory |ˌsɜːkəmləˈkjuːʃən| — roundabout and unnecessarily wordy
circummeridian — (astronomy) About or around the meridian.
circumnavigate |ˌsɜːrkəmˈnævɪɡeɪt| — travel around, either by plane or ship
circumnavigation |ˌsɜːrkəmˌnævɪˈɡeɪʃn| — traveling around something (by ship or plane)
circumnavigator |ˌsɜːkəmˈnævɪɡeɪtə| — A person who circumnavigates; that is, sails around the world.
circumscribe |ˈsɜːrkəmskraɪb| — draw a line around
circumscribing |ˈsɜːkəmskraɪbɪŋ| — Present participle of circumscribe.
circumscription |ˌsɜːkəmˈskrɪpʃən| — the act of circumscribing
circumsolar |ˌsɜːrkəmˈsəʊlər| — Surrounding or moving around the Sun
circumspect |ˈsɜːrkəmspekt| — heedful of potential consequences
circumspection |ˌsɜːrkəmˈspekʃn| — knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
circumspective |sɜːrkəmˈspektɪv| — Looking in all directions; cautious or watchful of danger.
circumstance |ˈsɜːrkəmstæns| — a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
circumstanced |ˈsɜːrkəmˌstænst| — simple past tense and past participle of circumstance
circumstances |ˈsɜːkəmˌstænsəz| — your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
circumstantial |ˌsɜːrkəmˈstænʃl| — fully detailed and specific about particulars
circumstantiality |sɜːrkəmˌˌstænʃiːˈælɪtiː| — Minute detail.
circumstantially |ˌsərkəmˈstæntʃəlɪ| — according to circumstances
circumstantials — plural form of circumstantial
circumvent |ˌsɜːrkəmˈvent| — surround so as to force to give up
circumvention |ˌsərkəmˈventʃən| — the act of evading by going around
circumvolution |ˌsɜːrkəmvəˈluːʃən| — the act of turning or winding or folding around a central axis
circus |ˈsɜːrkəs| — a travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals
cirque |sɜːrk| — a steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain; may contain a lake
cirrhosis |səˈrəʊsɪs| — a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver; the major cause is chronic alcoholism
cirri |ˈsɪraɪ| — (botany) plural form of cirrus Tendrils or claspers.
cirrocumulus |ˌsɪrəʊˈkjuːmjələs| — a cloud at a high altitude consisting of a series of regularly arranged small clouds resembling ripples
cirrose — Alternative spelling of cirrhose.
cirrostratus |ˌsɪrəʊˈstrɑːtəs| — a thin uniform layer of hazy cloud at high altitude
cirrous |ˈsɪrəs| — (botany, zoology) Pertaining to cirri; having filaments, fibrous.
cirrus |ˈsɪrəs| — usually coiled
cisalpine |sɪsˈælpaɪn| — on the Italian or Roman side of the Alps
cisatlantic |ˌsɪsətˈlan(t)ɪk| — Situated on the same side of the Atlantic Ocean.
cissy |ˈsɪsɪ| — having unsuitable feminine qualities
cist |sɪst| — A small receptacle for sacred utensils carried in festivals in ancient Greece
Cistercian |ˌsɪˈstɜːʃən| — member of an order of monks noted for austerity and a vow of silence
cistern |ˈsɪstərn| — a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
citadel |ˈsɪtədəl| — a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle
citation |saɪˈteɪʃn| — an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
cite |saɪt| — a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
cither |ˈsɪθər| — a musical stringed instrument with strings stretched over a flat sounding board; it is laid flat and played with a plectrum and with fingers
cithern |ˈsɪθərn| — a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
citify |ˈsɪtɪˌfaɪ| — accustom to urban ways
citizen |ˈsɪtɪzn| — a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
citizenry |ˈsɪtɪzənrɪ| — the body of citizens of a state or country
citizenship |ˈsɪtɪzənʃɪp| — the status of a citizen with rights and duties
citrate |ˈsɪtreɪt| — a salt or ester of citric acid
citric |ˈsɪtrɪk| — of or related to citric acid
citrine |ˌsɪˈtriːn| — semiprecious yellow quartz resembling topaz
citron |ˈsɪtrən| — large lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind; usually preserved
citrous |ˈsɪtrəs| — of or relating to plants of the genus Citrus
citrus |ˈsɪtrəs| — any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions
cits |sɪts| — plural form of cit
cittern |ˈsɪtərn| — a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
city |ˈsɪtɪ| — a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
city-state |steɪt| — a state consisting of a sovereign city
citywide |ˈsɪtɪˌwɑɪd| — occurring or extending throughout a city
civet |ˈsɪvɪt| — cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
civic |ˈsɪvɪk| — of or relating or belonging to a city
civics |ˈsɪvɪks| — the social science of municipal affairs
civies |ˈsɪvɪz| — civilian garb as opposed to a military uniform
civil |ˈsɪvl| — applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
civil-rights — (US) Those rights which are expressly enumerated in the U.S. Constitution and are considered to be unquestionable, deserved by all people under all circumstances, especially without regard to race, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender and disabilit
civilian |səˈvɪlɪən| — a nonmilitary citizen
civilians |səˈvɪljənz| — plural form of civilian
civilities |sɪˈvɪlɪtɪz| — plural form of civility
civility |səˈvɪlətɪ| — formal or perfunctory politeness
civilization |ˌsɪvələˈzeɪʃn| — a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)
civilize |ˈsɪvəlaɪz| — teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
civilized |ˈsɪvəˌlɑɪzd| — marked by refinement in taste and manners
civilizing |ˈsɪvɪlaɪzɪŋ| — Present participle of civilize.
civilly |ˈsɪvəlɪ| — in a civil manner
civvies |ˈsɪvɪz| — civilian garb as opposed to a military uniform
civvy |ˈsɪvɪ| — civilian, someone not in the military