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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.
carnivore an animal that eats the flesh of other animals.
carnivorous eating the flesh of animals.
carob a tree of the Mediterranean that has long, flat pods with a sweet pulp and hard seeds. [2 definitions]
carol a song of joy, especially a Christmas song. [3 definitions]
carpenter a person who builds or repairs houses and other things made of wood.
carpet a heavy fabric covering for floors. [3 definitions]
carpool an agreement among a group of automobile drivers who work together, or whose children go to the same school. Each driver takes turns driving the others.
carriage a vehicle with wheels that is covered or enclosed and is used for carrying people. [3 definitions]
carrier a person who carries or brings something. [2 definitions]
carrot a plant that produces an orange root that is eaten as a vegetable. [2 definitions]
carry to take from one place to another; bear or support while moving; transport. [4 definitions]
carry away to cause a strong reaction or emotions in.
carry off to do with success. [2 definitions]
carry on to continue to do or go on as before. [2 definitions]
carry out to do; to work on until finished. [3 definitions]
carry weight to have influence, importance, or authority.
carsick having a sick feeling while riding in a car, bus, or train.
cart a large wagon with two wheels pulled by animals and used to carry a heavy load. [4 definitions]
cartilage a tough, white tissue that forms part of the skeleton of humans and other animals. Cartilage is not as stiff as bone. Cartilage is found in the ear, nose, and joints.