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Cassoulet

ˈkæs.u.leɪ

Meanings of Cassoulet:

noun

A french stew made with meat (typically pork, goose, and duck) and beans.

Usage examples:

From france, we had quiches, bouillabaisse, omelettes, crépes, cassoulet, carbonnade de boeuf, boeu…

Cassowaries

ˈkasəwəri

Meanings of Cassowaries:

noun

A very large flightless bird related to the emu, with a bare head and neck, a tall horny crest, and one or two coloured wattles. it is native mainly to the forests of new guinea.

Usage examples:

Ostriches, emus, cassowaries, rheas, kiwis, moas and elephant birds really are more closely related…

Cassowary

ˈkasəwəri

Meanings of Cassowary:

noun

A very large flightless bird related to the emu, with a bare head and neck, a tall horny crest, and one or two coloured wattles. it is native mainly to the forests of new guinea.

Usage examples:

Ostriches, emus, cassowaries, rheas, kiwis, moas and elephant birds really are more closely related…

Cast

kɑːst

Meanings of Cast:

verb

Cause (light or shadow) to appear on a surface.

Usage examples:

The moon cast a pale light over the cottages
noun

Throw the hooked and baited end of (a fishing line) out into the water.

Cast aside

kɑːst

Meanings of Cast aside:

phrasal verb

Throw or cast away

Cast off

kɑːst

Meanings of Cast off:

phrasal verb

Get rid of

Cast out

kɑːst

Meanings of Cast out:

phrasal verb

Throw or cast away

Meanings of Cast-a-shadow-over:

idiom

To spoil a good situation with something unpleasant

Usage examples:

Her father's illness had cast a shadow over the birth of her baby., charges of corruption against t…

Meanings of Cast-about:

phrasal verb

To search in many different places for something that you need

Usage examples:

She spent years casting about for a career.

Meanings of Cast-an-eye-over:

phrase

To look quickly at something

Usage examples:

Could you cast an eye over this report for me?, if you could cast your eye over the conclusion some…

Meanings of Cast-around:

phrasal verb

To look around for something

Usage examples:

Fashion editors are always casting around for words to describe colours.

Cast-aspersions-on

əˈspɜː.ʃən

Meanings of Cast-aspersions-on:

noun

A criticism, suggestion, or remark that damages another person's reputation

Usage examples:

She shrugs off the aspersions as an inevitable part of public life., his opponents cast aspersions …

Cast-away

kɑːst

Meanings of Cast-away:

phrasal verb

To get rid of someone or something

Usage examples:

You must cast aside all thoughts of revenge., barriers to women in sport are being cast away.

Meanings of Cast-back:

phrase

To try to remember

Usage examples:

If you cast your mind back, you might recall that i never promised to go., if you cast your mind ba…

Meanings of Cast-doubt-on:

idiom

To cause people to feel uncertainty about something

Usage examples:

New evidence has cast doubt on the guilty verdict.

Meanings of Cast-light-on:

phrase

To provide an explanation for a situation or problem, or information that makes it easier to understand

Usage examples:

The discovery of the dinosaur skeleton has cast light on why they became extinct., the documentary …

Cast-offs

ˈkɑːst.ɒfs

Meanings of Cast-offs:

noun

Things, usually clothes, that you no longer want

Usage examples:

I always had to wear my sister's cast-offs as a child.

Meanings of Cast-the-first-stone:

phrase

Be the first to make an accusation (used to emphasize that a potential critic is not wholly blameless).

Usage examples:

There is a saying only he who is blameless may cast the first stone.

Meanings of Castalia:

proper noun

A spring on mount parnassus, sacred in antiquity to apollo and the muses.

Meanings of Castalian:

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of the spring castalia, sacred in antiquity to apollo and the muses.

Usage examples:

A brimming cup of castalian waters

Castanet

ˌkastəˈnɛts

Meanings of Castanet:

noun

Small concave pieces of wood, ivory, or plastic, joined in pairs by a cord and clicked together by the fingers as a rhythmic accompaniment to spanish dancing.

Meanings of Castanets:

plural noun

Small concave pieces of wood, ivory, or plastic, joined in pairs by a cord and clicked together by the fingers as a rhythmic accompaniment to spanish dancing.

Usage examples:

She had managed to put together castanets with pieces of wood and string, which she need for the da…

Castaway

ˈkɑːstəweɪ

Meanings of Castaway:

noun

A person who has been shipwrecked and stranded in an isolated place.

Usage examples:

A castaway on a desert island

Castaways

ˈkɑːstəweɪ

Meanings of Castaways:

noun

A person who has been shipwrecked and stranded in an isolated place.

Usage examples:

A castaway on a desert island

Meanings of Caste:

noun

Each of the hereditary classes of hindu society, distinguished by relative degrees of ritual purity or pollution and of social status.

Usage examples:

Members of the lower castes

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