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English Made As Easy As Possible - Words Starting with the Alphabet "C" - Part 1
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It can sound like a K, as in catchy , but it can also sound like the soft hiss of a serpent, as in celestial. The letter C can also be a bit bratty from time to time. It pushes around poor E and I so that nobody really knows which comes first in words such as "ceiling," often making English spelling much more difficult than it should be. In terms of pronunciation, you've got the hard C that shows up in words like "coffee" or "cupcake. You're bound to see each of these consonant sounds appear in adjectives that start with C. So, let's get right to it and take on a study of this fascinating shapeshifter.
Just as things were starting to settle down, along came William the Conqueror. Old English speakers were now facing the same problem that the Romans had had, as their letter C was being used for two entirely different sounds. Also called a cabby-lab , cabby-labby is an old Scots dialect word for a noisy quarrel or disagreement in which everyone involved is speaking at the same time. Borrowed into English in the s, a cacafuego or cacafugo is a blustering, swaggering boaster. Derived from Latin, cachinnation is loud or raucous laughter, and to cachinnate is to laugh loudly or immoderately. Something that is cachinnatory , incidentally, makes you cachinnate. Likewise, a caconym is an ill-fitting or unpleasant name; a cachotechny is a poorly constructed device or work of art; and a cacotype is either a printing error, or a libelously insulting printed description or account.
Longest list of positive words that start with C letter in alphabetical order
Calm still; quiet; serene; undisturbed. Calmative having relaxing properties; sedative. Calming causing to become tranquil; tending to calm or soothe. Camp deliberately vulgar, banal, artificial or affectedly humorous style or qualities. Can-do marked by a willingness to get a job done. Candescent glowing with heat; white-hot, incandescent; luminous. Candid openly straightforward and sincere; ingenious.