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cardinal virtues the basic virtues in ancient Greek philosophy; justice, prudence, temperance, and fortitude.
card index a systematically arranged collection of cards bearing information of specified types, such as names and addresses; card file; card catalog.
cardio- heart.
cardiogram the curve drawn by an electrocardiograph in recording the mechanical movements of the heart, used in the diagnosis of heart defects and disease; electrocardiogram.
cardiograph an instrument used to detect and record the differences in bodily electric potential that are associated with the action of the heart; electrocardiograph.
cardiologist a medical doctor who specializes in the workings and diseases of the heart.
cardiology the medical study of the heart, its normal functioning, and its diseases.
cardiopulmonary of or pertaining to the heart and lungs.
cardiovascular of or pertaining to the heart and blood vessels.
card shark an expert at cards. [2 definitions]
cardsharp one who cheats at cards, esp. as an occupation.
card table a small square table with folding legs, designed for playing card games.
CARE acronym of "Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere."
care concentrated focus or attention. [11 definitions]
careen esp. of a vehicle, to sway while moving fast, or to move fast and unsteadily. [5 definitions]
career progress or development of a person through life or some aspect of life. [5 definitions]
careerism zealous pursuit of success in a career, often at the expense of family life, ethics, or the like.
carefree having no concerns or responsibility; without worry; lighthearted.
careful cautious and watchful in one's actions. [3 definitions]
carefully in a careful or cautious manner; with care.
caregiver a person, such as a family member or foster parent, who is responsible for the care of a child or dependent adult. [2 definitions]