cadaver, n. corpse, dead body, Sl. stiff; carcass, remains.
cadaverous, adj. corpselike, deathlike; ghastly, ashen, chalky, pale, pallid, wan, blanched, sallow; gaunt, haggard, drawn, hollow-eyed, thin, emaciated; grim, sinister, hideous, horrible, revolting, sickening,
caddish, adj. ungentlemanly, unmannerly, ill-mannered, impolite, uncivil, uncouth, rude; ill-bred, lowbred, underbred; unrefined, coarse, raw, crude; base, vulgar, despicable, ignoble, contemptuous; obnoxious, obtrusive, presumptuous, presuming; jilting, Sl. two-timing, double-crossing, cheating,
cadence, n. 1. flow, rhythmic flow, movement, lilt, swing, jingle.
2. beat, pulse, rhythm, rhythm pattern, rhythmical emphasis, Music, rhythmical accentuation, Music, arsis or upbeat, Music, thesis or downbeat, Prosody. ictus, prominent pulsation; accent, accentuation, stress, emphasis; meter, measure, rate, cadency.
3. intonation, intonation pattern, inflection, modulation; pronunciation, articulation, enunciation, vocalization; speech pattern, manner of speaking, mode of expression.
4. Music, flourish, cadenza, embellishment, bravura, concluding strain, Inf. big finish; trill, ornament, arabesque, falderal or folderol; run, roulade.
cadre, n. 1. nucleus, core, hard core, key group, inner circle, central part.
2. framework, scaffold, skeleton, shell; outline, sketch, draft, plan, diagram,
cafe, n. coffeehouse, Inf. bistro, restaurant, eating house, diner, cafeteria, automat; bar, barroom, tavern, grogshop, wineshop, beer hall, beer garden, rathskeller; cabaret, night club,
cage, n. 1. receptacle, box, enclosure, pound; pen, corral, crawl, crib, coop, aviary, mew; prison, cell, vault, dungeon, lockup.
2. framework, skeleton, scaffold, shell.
-v. 3. confine, intern, impound, shut in; coop, mew, encage, pen, corral, fence; imprison, incarcerate, jail, lock up, immure; hem in, restrict, restrain,
cajole, v. wheedle, beguile, blandish, blarney, coax, palaver, gloze, Inf. sweet-talk, Inf. soft-soap; humor, jolly, pamper, pander to, cater to, Inf. stroke; flatter, fawn on, truckle, Inf. butter, butter-up, play up to, curry favor with,
cajolery, n. wheedling, beguilement, beguiling, blandishment, blandishing, blarney, coaxing, palaver, Inf. soft soap, Inf. sweet talk, Inf. honeyed words, Sl. line, Sl. snow job; humoring, jollying, pandering to, catering to, Inf. stroking; flattery, Inf. butter, Inf. honey; fawning, playing up to, Sl. buttering-up, Inf. apple-polishing, currying favor,
cake, n. 1. fritter, torte, pastry, sweet bread, sweet bun, cookie; pancake, griddlecake, flapjack; unleavened bread, wafer.
2. bar, piece, cube, block; floe, mass, crust.
-v. 3. harden, indurate, solidify, coagulate, con geal, thicken; agglomerate, conglomerate, consolidate,
calamitous, adj. 1. catastrophic, cataclysmic, cata-clysmal, tragic, disastrous, ruinous; destructive, destroying, devastating, withering, demolishing, ravaging, desolating.
2. fatal, dire, black, ill-starred, ill-fated, star-crossed; inauspicious, unpropitious, unfavorable, unlucky, un-providential, untoward; sad, miserable, wretched, woeful, baleful,
calamity, n. 1. affliction, adversity, hurt, harm, ruin, ruination, desolation; misery, wretchedness, agony, torture, torment, distress, suffering, Archaic. bale; woe, grief, sorrow, dolor, sadness, anguish, anxiety, unhappiness, heartache, heartbreak, heavy heart; trouble, trouble and strife, sea of troubles, hardship, storm and stress; misfortune, infelicity, ill or bad luck, ill or bad fortune, ambsace, evil eye, evil wind, dark cloud or star, storm clouds; trial, tribulation, burden, load, heavy load or burden, weight.