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celtic
  • n  a branch of the Indo-European languages that (judging from inscriptions and place names) was spread widely over Europe in the pre-Christian era
  • a  relating to or characteristic of the Celts
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cementitious
  • a  like or relevant to or having the properties of cement
    the adhesion of cementitious materials
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cenobitic
  • a  of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living
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cenobitical
  • a  of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living
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cenozoic
  • n  approximately the last 63 million years
  • a  of or relating to or denoting the Cenozoic era
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censored
  • v  forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
  • v  subject to political, religious, or moral censorship
    This magazine is censored by the government
  • a  suppressed or subject to censorship
    the censored press in some countries
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censorial
  • a  belonging or relating to a censor or a censor's functions
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censorious
  • s  harshly critical or expressing censure
    was censorious of petty failings
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censurable
  • s  deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
    censurable misconduct
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centenarian
  • n  someone who is at least 100 years old
  • s  being at least 100 years old
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centenary
  • n  the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
  • a  of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years
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centennial
  • n  the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
  • a  of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years
    centennial celebration
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center
  • n  an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    it is in the center of town
  • n  the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    he hit the ball to deep center
  • n  a building dedicated to a particular activity
    they were raising money to build a new center for research
  • n  a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
  • n  the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
  • n  the object upon which interest and attention focuses
    his stories made him the center of the party
  • n  a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
    in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere
  • n  the middle of a military or naval formation
    they had to reinforce the center
  • n  (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
  • n  (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback
    the center fumbled the handoff
  • n  a place where some particular activity is concentrated
    they received messages from several centers
  • n  politically moderate persons; centrists
  • n  (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
  • n  the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
  • n  mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
  • n  the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game
  • n  (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play
    it is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback
  • n  a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game
  • v  center upon
    Her entire attention centered on her children
  • v  direct one's attention on something
  • v  move into the center
    That vase in the picture is not centered
  • s  equally distant from the extremes
  • a  of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually
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centered
  • v  center upon
    Her entire attention centered on her children
  • v  direct one's attention on something
  • v  move into the center
    That vase in the picture is not centered
  • s  being or placed in the center
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centesimal
  • a  relating to or divided into hundredths
  • s  the ordinal number of one hundred in counting order
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centigrade
  • a  of or relating to a temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point of water is 100 degrees
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central
  • n  a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
  • s  serving as an essential component
    the central cause of the problem
  • a  in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area
    a central position
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central_american
  • n  a native or inhabitant of Central America
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of Central America or its people or languages
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centralised
  • v  make central
  • a  drawn toward a center or brought under the control of a central authority
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