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cardboard a stiff material made of layers of paper and used to make things like boxes and signs.
cardinal an official of the Roman Catholic Church who is chosen by the pope and is second in rank to him. [3 definitions]
cardinal number any number used to indicate how many. One, three, and fifteen are cardinal numbers.
care serious attention. [8 definitions]
career the work a person chooses to do through life.
carefree having nothing to worry about; free of cares or serious thoughts; cheerful.
careful taking care in one's actions; cautious. [2 definitions]
carefully in a careful or cautious manner; with care.
caregiver a person who lives with and is responsible for the care of a child. A caregiver can be a family member, like a parent, aunt, uncle, stepparent, or grandparent, or it can be another person. [2 definitions]
careless not paying close attention; not careful or watchful. [2 definitions]
caress a soft or gentle touch that shows love or affection. [2 definitions]
caret a mark (^). It is used to show where an insertion is to be made in a text.
caretaker a person who takes care of a building or other property. [2 definitions]
carfare the money that is paid for a ride in a taxi, bus, or subway.
cargo the goods carried by a ship, airplane, or other vehicle; freight.
Caribbean a sea that is an extension of the Atlantic Ocean bordered by the West Indies and Central and South America. [3 definitions]
Caribbean Sea an extension of the Atlantic Ocean bordered by the West Indies and Central and South America.
caribou an animal with long legs and a long neck. Caribou are mammals with antlers and hooves. They live in the northern part of North America. Caribou are closely related to moose and other kinds of deer. Both male and female caribou have antlers.
caries bone or tooth decay.
carnation a flower with a pleasant smell and fringed petals. Carnations grow in many colors, including red, white, or pink.
carnival a fair that travels from place to place and offers rides, games, and shows.