C is for
a harsh discordant mixture of sounds.
"a cacophony of deafening alarm bells"
ask for or obtain (something to which one is not strictly entitled).
"he cadged fivers off old school friends"
"a circadian rhythm"
each of a number of periods (typically six, of 7 1/2 minutes each) into which play in a game of polo is divided.
Italian horn, a twisted horn-shaped charm worn to to represent fertility, virility, and strength and protect against the evil eye and bad luck.
extremely hard crystallized alumina, used as an abrasive. Ruby and sapphire are varieties of corundum.
a puzzling or difficult problem : an unsolved question The origin of the word is a scholarly crux.
an essential point requiring resolution or resolving an outcome
a main or central feature (as of an argument)
Definitions from Oxford Languages