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C...cachexia
cack...cake mix
cake pan...call box
call by...CALP
calque...camphor
camping...cancellation
cancer...cannot very well do something
cannot/can’t help something...Cape Canaveral
caper...CAPTCHA
CAPTCHA...carbon capture and storage
carbon chain...cardinal point
cardinal sin...caring
caring profession...carry a (heavy) load/burden
carry a torch for someone...carve-up
carver...cask
casket...casus belli
cat...catch-all
catch-all...catnip
Catseye...cavalryman
cave...Ceefax
ceilidh...census
cent...cereal
cereal cafe...Chablis
chador...challenging
chamber...change over
change purse...character assassination
character recognition...charmed
charmer...chatter
chatter...checkbox
checked...chell
Chelsea bun...chesty
cheval glass...chief constable
chief executive...chilling
chillout...chip off
chip pan...chocoholic
chocolate...chord
chore...Christmastime
Christophobia...church
church school...circuit breaker
circuit court...citron
citronella...clad
-clad...clash
clash...clawback
clay...clearance
clearance sale...client-server
clientele...clipped
clipper...close the stable door after the horse has bolted
close to home...clothes hoist
clothes horse...clumsy
clung...coalesce
coalface...cock
cock an/your ear...code red
code switching...cohabit
cohere...cold war
cold-blooded...collectivist
collector...colostomy
colour...combustion
combustion chamber...come into play
come into use...come up for
come up smelling of roses...comic book
comic opera...commercialize
commercialized...commonplace
commonwealth...company report
company secretary...complaisance
complected...compound
compound...computing
comrade...concertgoer
concertina...condenser
condescend...confidant
confidante...confuzzling
conga...conlang
conlanger...conservancy
conservation...constabulary
constancy...consumer confidence
consumer durables...content curation
content farm...contract
contract a marriage...controlling interest
controversial...convex
convey...cookware
cool...copper
copper beech...cordon bleu
cordon sanitaire...corny
corollary...correspondence
correspondence course...cosmonaut
cosmopolitan...couch
couch potato...count on
count out...counterterrorism
countervailing...courseware
coursework...cover yourself
cover-up...crabwise
crack...cramp someone’s style
cramped...cray
crayfish...creature
creature comforts...crenellated
creole...criminally
criminology...Croat
Croatian...cross someone’s palm with silver
cross swords (with someone)...crosspatch
crossroads...crud
crude...cry out for
cry over spilt milk...cuboid
cuboid...cum
cum laude...curious
curiously...curtsy
curtsy...cut across
cut and dried...cutesy
cutey...cyborg
cyclamen...czarina
Macmillan learn live love play