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cheerleading the activity of encouraging spectators to cheer for a sports team during a competitive event using special yells and chants in addition to performing strenuous athletic feats of tumbling and gymnastics to bolster spectators' enthusiasm.
cheerless without joy or cheer; gloomy, dreary, or dismal.
cheery in good spirits or promoting good spirits.
cheese a food made from milk curd that has been pressed into a mass and aged or seasoned in any of a wide variety of ways. [3 definitions]
cheeseburger a hamburger patty cooked with cheese on it.
cheesecake a rich cake containing sweetened cream cheese or cottage cheese, milk, eggs, and flavoring. [2 definitions]
cheesecloth a coarse, open-textured cloth of lightweight cotton, used for straining foods.
cheeseparing meanly or foolishly frugal; stingy. [3 definitions]
cheesesteak a type of sandwich with thinly sliced beef topped with cheese, broiled on a submarine roll.
cheesy resembling cheese. [2 definitions]
cheetah a very swift, long-legged, leopardlike cat of Africa, sometimes trained for hunting game.
chef a skilled or professional cook, esp. one in charge of a hotel or restaurant kitchen.
chef-d'oeuvre a crowning achievement or masterpiece, esp. in music, the fine arts, or literature.
chela a pincerlike claw of a hard-shelled animal such as a lobster or scorpion.
chelate in chemistry, of or designating a compound in which the central metallic ion is bonded with two or more nonmetallic atoms to form a closed chain. [7 definitions]
chelicera either of the first pair of appendages of spiders, ticks, and the like, esp. used for grasping.
chelonian of, concerning, or belonging to the group of reptiles that includes the turtles and tortoises. [2 definitions]
chemical a distinct substance, such as an element or molecular compound, used in or obtained through a reaction involving atomic or molecular changes. [3 definitions]
chemical additive an artificial substance added in small amounts to another to improve, preserve, or otherwise alter it.
chemical engineering the professional, scientific, or industrial use of chemistry and chemical products; technology of chemistry.
chemical-free of or pertaining to a product that does not contain artificial chemicals or is produced without the use of artificial chemicals.