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crude natural; raw. [3 definitions]
cruel willing to cause pain or suffering; showing no mercy. [2 definitions]
cruelty the state or characteristic of being cruel. [2 definitions]
cruise to travel for pleasure in a ship. [3 definitions]
cruiser a fast ship of medium size. Cruisers are used in wars. [3 definitions]
crumb a tiny piece that breaks or falls from baked goods.
crumble to break or crush into bits or crumbs. [2 definitions]
crumple to press or crush and cause wrinkles. [2 definitions]
crunch to chew with a crackling noise; crush by biting. [3 definitions]
crunchy making or capable of making a crunching sound, especially when chewed.
crusade (often capitalized) any of the wars between European Catholics and Middle Eastern Muslims between 1095 and 1291. During these wars, the Catholics tried to take territory away from the Muslims. [3 definitions]
crush to cause to lose shape or become flat by pressing or squeezing very hard. [5 definitions]
crust the hard, brown dough on the outside of baked goods. [5 definitions]
crustacean an animal with a hard, jointed shell. Crustaceans live in fresh or salt water. There are many kinds of crustaceans, including crabs, crayfish, lobsters, and shrimps. Crustaceans are kinds of arthropods.
crutch a support used to help injured people walk. A crutch is a pole with a padded top that rests under the arm.
cry to make a loud shout or yell (sometimes followed by "out"). [6 definitions]
cry over spilled milk to worry about something that cannot be changed.
crystal a clear kind of rock that has a regular shape. Diamonds, quartz, and grains of salt are crystals. [5 definitions]
crystallize to change into or cause to become crystals.
cry uncle to give up; yield.
cry wolf to give a false alarm.