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charade (usu. pl.) a game in which each player must act out a word or phrase without speaking, while the other teammates must try to guess it. [2 definitions]
charbroil to broil over burning charcoal.
charcoal solid black carbon resulting from heating wood or other organic substances in a relatively airless enclosure. [7 definitions]
chard a variety of cultivated beet having large leafstalks and leaves, which are used as a vegetable.
chardonnay (often cap.) a dry white table wine. [2 definitions]
charge to give (someone) a responsibility or duty. [22 definitions]
chargeable combined form of charge.
charge account a business arrangement between a buyer and seller in which the seller allows the buyer to charge purchases to an account, for which he or she will be billed later.
charge card see "credit card."
charged carrying electrical energy.
chargé d'affaires a foreign service official who takes charge of diplomatic business whenever an ambassador or minister is temporarily absent. [2 definitions]
charger a thing or person that charges. [3 definitions]
charging station a machine that supplies electrical energy to vehicles powered by electricity, or the place having such a machine.
chariness frugality or miserliness. [2 definitions]
chariot in ancient times, a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle driven from a standing position. [3 definitions]
charioteer one who drives a chariot. [2 definitions]
charisma an unusual ability to influence people and arouse devotion. [2 definitions]
charismatic having unusually strong personal allure or appeal; marked by charisma. [3 definitions]
charitable generous in donations or benevolent actions for needy persons. [3 definitions]
charity something given to a needy person or persons; alms. [5 definitions]
charivari see "shivaree."