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creep up on to silently approach from behind or in such as way as to surprise.
creepy of or causing a feeling of anxiety, fear, or revulsion similar to that which might be produced by something creeping on one's skin. [3 definitions]
creese variant of kris.
cremate to burn to ashes (esp. a human corpse in a funeral).
cremation the act or process of cremating.
crematorium a furnace for burning to ashes human remains, or the building in which such cremation occurs; crematory.
crematory a furnace for cremating, or the building in which cremation occurs. [2 definitions]
crème cream. [2 definitions]
crème brûlée (French) a rich egg custard with a topping of caramelized sugar.
crème de cacao a sweet, chocolate-flavored liqueur.
crème de la crème cream of the cream (French); the very best.
crème de menthe a sweet, mint-flavored liqueur, usu. green or colorless.
crenate having a scalloped or notched border, as some leaves.
crenel any of the openings or indentations between the solid parts of a wall or battlement. [2 definitions]
crenelate to provide crenels in (a tower or battlement). [2 definitions]
crenellated having notches or indentations, usu. regularly spaced, as in the battlement of a fortress.
crenellation the act of crenelating or state of being crenelated. [2 definitions]
Creole a person of European descent, esp. French or Spanish, born in Central or South America, the West Indies, or the United States Gulf region. [6 definitions]
creosol a colorless or yellowish oily liquid, derived from beechwood tar, used as an antiseptic and found in creosote.
creosote an oily liquid commercially distilled from coal tar or wood for use as a wood preservative and antiseptic, and produced as a waste product in chimneys from the burning of wood as fuel. [2 definitions]
creosote bush an evergreen, resinous shrub of northern Mexico and the southwestern United States, having a strong odor similar to that of creosote.