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custard a cooked dessert made with eggs, milk, and sugar.
custodian a person who is responsible for taking care of someone or something. [2 definitions]
custody the legal right to take care of and control someone or something. [2 definitions]
custom a way of acting that is usual or accepted for a person or a social group. [4 definitions]
customary done as a custom; usual.
customer a person who buys products or services.
cut to pierce, slice, or open with a sharp tool such as a knife, ax, saw, or scissors. [12 definitions]
cute pretty, charming, or adorable.
cuticle the tough, dead skin along the bottom edge and sides of the fingernails and toenails.
cutlass a short, thick sword with one cutting edge and a curved blade.
cutter something that cuts, or someone whose job it is to cut things. [2 definitions]
cutting something that has been cut from something else. [3 definitions]
cyber- a prefix that means of, relating to, made by, or existing only on computers.
cycle a circle of events that repeats in a regular pattern. [3 definitions]
cyclone a storm with very strong winds that turn around a center of low pressure in the atmosphere.
Cyclops a giant in Greek mythology who has only one eye, in the middle of his forehead.
cygnet a young swan.
cylinder a solid figure with a shape similar to that of a can, a round flat cake, or a round tube with closed ends. A cylinder has parallel circular faces joined by one curved face.
cylindrical in the shape of a cylinder.
cymbal a percussion instrument that is round and made of metal. Cymbals are played by striking a pair of them together or hitting one with a drumstick or brushes.
cypress an evergreen tree that has tiny leaves like scales.