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cub |kʌb| — an awkward and inexperienced youth
cubage |ˈkjuːbɪdʒ| — A cubic measurement.
Cuban |ˈkjuːbən| — a native or inhabitant of Cuba
cubbing |ˈkʌbɪŋ| — Present participle of cub.
cubbish |ˈkʌbɪʃ| — Reminiscent of a cub, i.e. shy and naive.
cubby |ˈkʌbiː| — a small secluded room
cube |kjuːb| — a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
cubic |ˈkjuːbɪk| — involving the cube and no higher power of a quantity or variable
cubical |ˈkjuːbɪkəl| — shaped like a cube
cubicle |ˈkjuːbɪkl| — small room in which a monk or nun lives
cubiform |ˈkjuːbəˌfɔːrm| — shaped like a cube
cubism |ˈkjuːbɪzəm| — an artistic movement in France beginning in 1907 that featured surfaces of geometrical planes
cubit |ˈkjuːbɪt| — an ancient unit of length based on the length of the forearm
cubital |ˈkjuːbɪtl| — of or relating to the elbow
cuboid |ˈkjuːbɔɪd| — a rectangular parallelepiped
cucking-stool |ˈkʌkɪŋstuːl| — A kind of chair formerly used for punishing scolds and dishonest tradesmen, by fastening them in it, usually in front of their doors, to be pelted and hooted at by the mob, but sometimes to be taken to the water and ducked.
cuckold |ˈkʌkəʊld| — a man whose wife committed adultery
cuckoo |ˈkʊkuː| — a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
cuckoo-clock |ˈkuːkuː klɑːk| — A clock that announces the time by a cuckoo sound, often equipped with a mechanical cuckoo.
cuckooflower |ˈkuːkuːˌflaʊər| — a bitter cress of Europe and America
cucumber |ˈkjuːkʌmbər| — a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit
cucurbit |kjuːˈkɜːrbɪt| — any plant of the family Cucurbitaceae
cud |kʌd| — food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again
cudbear |ˈkʌdˌber| — a purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens
cuddle |ˈkʌdl| — a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
cuddlesome |ˈkʌdlsəm| — inviting cuddling or hugging
cuddly |ˈkʌdlɪ| — inviting cuddling or hugging
cuddy |ˈkədɪ| — the galley or pantry of a small ship
cudgel |ˈkʌdʒl| — a club that is used as a weapon
cudweed |ˈkʌdˌwiːd| — any of numerous plants of the genus Gnaphalium having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color
cue |kjuː| — an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech
cuff |kʌf| — the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
cuff-link |ˈkʌflɪŋk| — Alternative spelling of cufflink.
cufflink |ˈkʌflɪŋk| — jewelry consisting of one of a pair of linked buttons used to fasten the cuffs of a shirt
cuirass |kwɪˈræs| — medieval body armor that covers the chest and back
cuirassier |ˌkwɪrəˈsɪər| — a cavalryman equipped with a cuirass
cuisine |kwɪˈziːn| — the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared
cuke |kjuːk| — cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons
cul-de-sac |ˈkʌl də sæk| — Alternative spelling of cul-de-sac.
culinary |ˈkʌlɪnerɪ| — of or relating to or used in cooking
cull |kʌl| — the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
culled |ˈkəld| — simple past tense and past participle of cull
cullender |ˈkʌləndər| — bowl-shaped strainer; used to wash or drain foods
cully |ˈkəlɪ| — (now rare) A person who is easily tricked or imposed on; a dupe, a gullible person.
culm |kəlm| — stem of plants of the Gramineae
culminate |ˈkʌlmɪneɪt| — end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage
culmination |ˌkʌlmɪˈneɪʃn| — a final climactic stage
culpability |ˌkʌlpəˈbɪlətɪ| — a state of guilt
culpable |ˈkʌlpəbl| — deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
culprit |ˈkʌlprɪt| — someone who perpetrates wrongdoing
cult |kʌlt| — followers of an exclusive system of beliefs and practices
cultivar |ˈkʌltɪvɑːr| — a variety of a plant developed from a natural species and maintained under cultivation
cultivate |ˈkʌltɪveɪt| — foster the growth of
cultivated |ˈkʌltɪveɪtɪd| — no longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use
cultivating |ˈkʌltɪˌvetɪŋ| — Present participle of cultivate.
cultivation |ˌkʌltɪˈveɪʃn| — socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners
cultivator |ˈkʌltɪveɪtər| — someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
cultural |ˈkʌltʃərəl| — denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
culturally |ˈkʌltʃərəlɪ| — with regard to a culture
culture |ˈkʌltʃər| — a particular society at a particular time and place
cultured |ˈkʌltʃərd| — marked by refinement in taste and manners
cultus |ˈkəltəs| — a system of religious beliefs and rituals
culver |ˈkəlvər| — A surname.
culvert |ˈkʌlvərt| — a transverse and totally enclosed drain under a road or railway
cum |kʌm| — the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
cumber |ˈkəmbər| — restrict (someone or something) so as to make free movement difficult
cumbersome |ˈkʌmbərsəm| — difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight
Cumbrian |ˈkʌmbriːən| — Of or pertaining to Cumbria or Cumberland
cumbrous |ˈkəmbrəs| — difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight
cumin |ˈkʌmɪn| — dwarf Mediterranean annual long cultivated for its aromatic seeds
cummer |ˈkʌmər| — (Scotland) the relationship of a godmother to the other god-parents, and the legal parents, of a child.
cummerbund |ˈkʌmərbʌnd| — a broad pleated sash worn as formal dress with a tuxedo
cummin |ˈkʌmɪn| — Alternative spelling of cumin.
cumulate |ˈkjuːmjʊlɪt| — collect or gather
cumulation |ˌkjuːmjəˈleɪʃən| — a collection of objects laid on top of each other
cumulative |ˈkjuːmjəleɪtɪv| — increasing by successive addition
cumuli |ˈkjuːmjʊlaɪ| — plural form of cumulus
cumulo-nimbus |ˌkjuːmjələʊˈnɪmbəs| — Alternative form of cumulonimbus.
cumulonimbus |ˌkjuːmələʊˈnɪmbəs| — a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricity; associated with thunderstorms
cumulus |ˈkjuːmjələs| — a globular cloud
cuneal — shaped like a wedge
cuneiform |ˈkjuːnɪfɔːrm| — an ancient wedge-shaped script used in Mesopotamia and Persia
cunning |ˈkʌnɪŋ| — shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
cunningly |ˈkʌnɪŋlɪ| — in an attractive manner
cunt |kʌnt| — a person (usually but not necessarily a woman) who is thoroughly disliked
cup |kʌp| — a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle
cup-bearer |ˈkʌp beərər| — One who ceremonially fills and hands the cups in which a drink is served.
cupboard |ˈkʌbərd| — a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
cupel |ˈkjuːpəl| — a small porous bowl made of bone ash used in assaying to separate precious metals from e.g. lead
cupful |ˈkʌpfʊl| — the quantity a cup will hold
Cupid |ˈkjuːpɪd| — (Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros
cupidity |kjuːˈpɪdətɪ| — extreme greed for material wealth
cupola |ˈkjuːpələ| — a vertical cylindrical furnace for melting iron for casting
cuppa |ˈkʌpə| — a cup of tea
cupping |ˈkʌpɪŋ| — a treatment in which evacuated cups are applied to the skin to draw blood through the surface
cupping-glass |ˈkʌpɪŋɡlɑːs| — (archaic, medicine) a glass vessel used in cupping
cupreous |ˈkjuːpriːəs| — A reddish-brown color, like that of polished copper.
cupriferous |kjuːˈprɪfərəs| — Containing or producing copper.
cuprite |ˈkjuːpraɪt| — a mineral consisting of cuprous oxide that is a source of copper
cuprous |ˈkjuːprəs| — of or containing divalent copper
cur |kɜːr| — an inferior dog or one of mixed breed
curability |ˌkjʊərəˈbɪlɪtɪ| — capability of being cured or healed
curable |ˈkjʊrəbl| — capable of being hardened by some additive or other agent
curacao |ˌkjuːrəˈsəʊ| — a popular island resort in the Netherlands Antilles
curacy |ˈkjʊrəsɪ| — the position of a curate
curare |kjʊˈrɑːriː| — a toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles
curate |ˈkjʊrət| — a person authorized to conduct religious worship
curative |ˈkjʊrətɪv| — a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
curator |kjʊˈreɪtər| — the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
curatorial |ˌkjʊrəˈtɔːrɪəl| — of or relating to a curator or the duties of a curator
curb |kɜːrb| — an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
curb-roof — A gambrel roof.
curbside |ˈkɜrbˌsɑɪd| — the side of a sidewalk that is bordered by a curb
curbstone |ˈkɜːrbstəʊn| — a paving stone forming part of a curb
curcuma |ˈkɜːkjʊmə| — tropical Asiatic perennial herbs
curd |kɜːrd| — a coagulated liquid resembling milk curd
curdle |ˈkɜːrdl| — turn into curds
curdled |kɜːdəld| — transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass
curdy |ˈkɜːrdiː| — Like, or full of, curd; coagulated.
cure |kjʊr| — a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
cure-all |ˈkjʊər ɔːrl| — hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
cureless |ˈkjʊəlɪs| — Lacking a cure, incurable.
curer |ˈkjʊ(ə)rə| — A healer.
curettage |kjʊəˈretɪdʒ| — surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
curette |kjʊˈret| — a surgical instrument shaped like a scoop to remove tissue from a bodily cavity
curfew |ˈkɜːrfjuː| — the time that the curfew signal is sounded
curie |ˈkjʊrɪ| — a unit of radioactivity equal to the amount of a radioactive isotope that decays at the rate of 37,000,000,000 disintegrations per second
curing |ˈkjʊrɪŋ| — the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
curio |ˈkjʊrɪəʊ| — something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
curiosity |ˌkjʊrɪˈɑːsətɪ| — a state in which you want to learn more about something
curious |ˈkjʊrɪəs| — beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
curiously |ˈkjʊrɪəslɪ| — in a manner differing from the usual or expected
curiousness — a state of active curiosity
curium |ˈkjʊrɪəm| — a radioactive transuranic metallic element; produced by bombarding plutonium with helium nuclei
curl |kɜːrl| — a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
curl up |ˈkɜːl ʌp| — shape one's body into a curl
curled |ˈkɜːld| — (of hair) making curls or having been made to curl
curler |ˈkɜːrlər| — a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it
curlew |ˈkɜːrljuː| — large migratory shorebirds of the sandpiper family; closely related to woodcocks but having a down-curved bill
curlicue |ˈkɜːrlɪkjuː| — a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
curling |ˈkɜːrlɪŋ| — a game played on ice in which heavy stones with handles are slid toward a target
curling-irons |ˈkɜːlɪŋ aɪənz| — plural form of curling iron
curling-tongs |ˈkɜːlɪŋ tɒŋz| — (plural only) Tongs, usually electrically heated, used for curling or waving the hair.
curly |ˈkɜːrlɪ| — (of hair) having curls or waves
curmudgeon |kɜːrˈmʌdʒən| — a crusty irascible cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas
curmudgeonly |kərˈmʌdʒənliː| — brusque and surly and forbidding
currant |ˈkɜːrənt| — any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
currency |ˈkɜːrənsɪ| — the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
current |ˈkɜːrənt| — a flow of electricity through a conductor
currently |ˈkɜːrəntlɪ| — at this time or period; now
curricle |ˈkərək(ə)l| — A light two wheeled carriage large enough for the driver and a passenger and drawn by a carefully-matched pair.
curricula |kəˈrɪkjələ| — plural form of curriculum
curricular |kəˈrɪkjələr| — of or relating to an academic course of study
curriculum |kəˈrɪkjələm| — an integrated course of academic studies
currier |ˈkɜːrɪər| — United States lithographer who (with his partner James Ives) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives' (1813-1888)
currish |ˈkɜːrɪʃ| — base and cowardly
currishly |ˈkɜːrɪʃlɪ| — in a currish manner; meanspiritedly
curry |ˈkɜːrɪ| — (East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice
curry-comb |ˈkɜːriːˌkəʊm| — a flat comb used to brush down a horse.
currycomb |ˈkɜːriːˌkəʊm| — a square comb with rows of small teeth; used to curry horses
curse |kɜːrs| — profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
cursed |kɜːrst| — in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell
cursedly |ˈkɜːsɪdlɪ| — in a damnable manner
cursing |ˈkɜːsɪŋ| — Present participle of curse.
cursive |ˈkɜːrsɪv| — rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper
cursor |ˈkɜːrsər| — (computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display; moving it allows the user to point to commands or screen positions
cursorial |kɜːrˈsɔːriːəl| — (of limbs and feet) adapted for running
cursory |ˈkɜːrsərɪ| — hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
curst |kərst| — deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier
curt |kɜːrt| — marked by rude or peremptory shortness
curtail |kɜːrˈteɪl| — place restrictions on
curtailment |kɜːrˈteɪlmənt| — the temporal property of being cut short
curtain |ˈkɜːrtn| — hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
curtain off |ˈkɜːtən ˈɒf| — separate by means of a curtain
curtain-call |ˈkɜːtn kɔːrl| — The moment at the end of a performance when actors come back on the stage and thank the audience for applauding them for their performance.
curtilage |ˈkərd(ə)lɪj| — the enclosed land around a house or other building
curtsey |ˈkɜːtsɪ| — bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women
curtsy |ˈkɜːrtsɪ| — bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women
curvature |ˈkɜːrvətʃər| — (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal
curve |kɜːrv| — the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
curved |kɜːrvd| — having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend
curvet |kərˈvet| — a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come down
curvilinear |ˌkɜːrvɪˈlɪnɪər| — characterized by or following a curved line
cushat |ˈkʌʃət| — Eurasian pigeon with white patches on wings and neck
cushion |ˈkʊʃn| — a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses
cushioned |ˈkʊʃənd| — softened by the addition of cushions or padding
cushiony |ˈkʊʃəniː| — softened by the addition of cushions or padding
cushy |ˈkʊʃɪ| — not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship
cusp |kʌsp| — point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch)
cuspid |ˈkəspəd| — one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
cuspidal |ˈkʌspɪdl| — having cusps or points
cuspidate |ˈkʌspɪdeɪt| — having cusps or points
cuspidated |ˈkʌspɪdeɪtɪd| — having cusps or points
cuspidor |ˈkʌspɪdɔːr| — a receptacle for spit (usually in a public place)
cuss |kʌs| — a persistently annoying person
cussed |ˈkʌsɪd| — stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
cussword — (slang) Curse word or phrase.
custard |ˈkʌstərd| — sweetened mixture of milk and eggs baked or boiled or frozen
custodial |kʌˈstəʊdɪəl| — providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding
custodian |kʌˈstəʊdɪən| — one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
custody |ˈkʌstədɪ| — a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
custom |ˈkʌstəm| — accepted or habitual practice
custom-built |ˈkəstəm ˈbɪlt| — an item made to the customer's specifications
custom-house |ˈkʌstəmhaʊs| — An official building, in a port, where customs are collected and shipping is cleared for entry and exit
custom-made |ˌkʌstəm ˈmeɪd| — an item made to the customer's specifications
customable |ˈkʌstəməbəl| — (obsolete) customary
customarily |ˌkʌstəˈmerəlɪ| — by custom; according to common practice
customary |ˈkʌstəmerɪ| — in accordance with convention or custom
customer |ˈkʌstəmər| — someone who pays for goods or services
customhouse — a government building where customs are collected and where ships are cleared to enter or leave the country
customizable — able to be customized
customize |ˈkʌstəmaɪz| — make to specifications
customized |ˈkəstəˌmaɪzd| — Simple past tense and past participle of customize.
customs |ˈkʌstəmz| — money collected under a tariff
cut |kʌt| — a share of the profits
cut away |ˈkət əˈweɪ| — move quickly to another scene or focus when filming
cut back |ˈkət ˈbæk| — return in time
cut down |ˈkət ˈdaʊn| — cut down on; make a reduction in
cut in |ˈkəd ˌɪn| — allow someone to have a share or profit
cut off |ˈkət ˈɒf| — make a break in
cut out |ˈkət ˈaʊt| — delete or remove
cut up |ˈkət ʌp| — cut to pieces
cut-glass |ˈˌkət ˈˌɡlas| — Glass that has been cut, using an abrasive wheel, into a decorative pattern of facets.
cut-in |ˈkəd ˌɪn| — (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program
cut-off |ˈkəˌtɒf| — To remove via cutting.
cut-out |ˈkʌt aʊt| — (idiomatic) Well suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.
cut-up — someone who plays practical jokes on others
cutaneous |kjʊˈteɪnɪəs| — relating to or existing on or affecting the skin
cutaway |ˈkʌtəweɪ| — a representation (drawing or model) of something in which the outside is omitted to reveal the inner parts
cutback |ˈkʌtbæk| — a reduction in quantity or rate
cute |kjuːt| — attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness
cuteness |ˈkjuːtnəs| — the quality of being appealing in a delicate or graceful way (of a girl or young woman)
cuticle |ˈkjuːtɪkl| — the dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail
cutie |ˈkjuːtɪ| — Term of endearment, typically used to refer to a cute person or animal.
cutlass |ˈkʌtləs| — a short heavy curved sword with one edge; formerly used by sailors
cutler |ˈkətlər| — a dealer in cutlery
cutlery |ˈkʌtlərɪ| — a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
cutlet |ˈkʌtlət| — thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
cutoff |ˈkʌtˌɔːf| — a designated limit beyond which something cannot function or must be terminated
cutout |ˈkʌtˌɑʊt| — a switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload
cutpurse |ˈkətpərs| — a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
cutter |ˈkʌtər| — someone who cuts or carves stone
cutthroat |ˈkʌtˌθrəʊt| — someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat
cutting |ˈkʌtɪŋ| — the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
cutting-edge |ˌkʌtɪŋ ˈedʒ| — in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
cutting-out — Present participle of cut out.
cuttings |ˈkʌtɪŋz| — plural form of cutting
cuttle |ˈkədl| — ten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the body and a large calcareous internal shell
cuttlefish |ˈkʌtlfɪʃ| — ten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the body and a large calcareous internal shell
cutty |ˈkətɪ| — (Scotland, Northern England) Short, shortened, or small; curtailed.
cutworm |ˈkətwərm| — North American moth whose larvae feed on young plant stems cutting them off at the ground
cuvette |kuːˈvet| — a pot, bucket, or basin, in which molten plate glass is carried from the melting pot to the casting table