Language Quiz / Can you name words that begin with C and end with L?

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Can you name the words that begin with C and end with L?

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an artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats or ships inland or to convey water for irrigation.Watercourse
a length of water wider than a strait, joining two larger areas of water, esp. two seas.Passage
a hard stony substance secreted by certain marine coelenterates as an external skeleton, typically forming large reefs in warm seas.(relating to the color of this) Tangerine
an advisory, deliberative, or legislative body of people formally constituted and meeting regularly.Committee
a pen for livestock, esp. cattle or horses, on a farm or ranch.Stockade
a combustible black or dark brown rock consisting mainly of carbonized plant matter, found mainly in underground deposits and widely used as fuel.Anthracite
a porous black solid, consisting of an amorphous form of carbon, obtained as a residue when wood, bone, or other organic matter is heated in the absence of air.Cinders
cry out to (someone) in order to summon them or attract their attention.Vociferate
of or at a fairly low temperature.Nippy
an unpleasant feeling of coldness in the atmosphere, one's surroundings, or the body.Bitterness
an association of manufacturers or suppliers with the purpose of maintaining prices at a high level and restricting competition.Conglomerate
decide or announce that (an arranged or planned event) will not take place.Nix
the most important city or town of a country or region, usually its seat of government and administrative center.Metropolis
a shrill whistle or shout of disapproval, typically one made at a public meeting or performance.Taunt
a tall, reedlike marsh plant with straplike leaves and a dark brown, velvety cylindrical head of numerous tiny flowers.-none (botanical term)-
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a wicker basket for carrying fish.Crate
(of a person) move forward on the hands and knees or by dragging the body close to the ground.Squirm
a large, long-necked ungulate mammal of arid country, with long slender legs, broad cushioned feet, and either one or two humps on the back. -none (mammalian term)-
select from a large quantity; obtain from a variety of sources.Glean
willfully causing pain or suffering to others, or feeling no concern about it.Ruthless
a religious folk song or popular hymn, particularly one associated with Christmas.Canticle
a personal possession.Belonging
petty or unnecessary objections.Carp
a small cubicle with a desk for the use of a reader or student in a library.Cubbyhole
a small room in which a prisoner is locked up or in which a monk or nun sleeps.Oubliette
something pledged as security for repayment of a loan, to be forfeited in the event of a default.Indemnity
(of language) used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or literary.Vernacular
force or oblige (someone) to do something.Dragoon
an alcoholic drink consisting of a spirit or several spirits mixed with other ingredients, such as fruit juice, lemonade, or cream.Wine
solidify or coagulate, esp. by cooling.Jell

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