cadrepessoal (empresa), núcleo de pessoas treinadas; cadre of lawyers
campfirefogueira = bonfire
cant (to) / cantedinclinar, pender = to tilt or turn with a sudden jerk / inclinado; "he canted his head to look at the screen"
caperalcaparra (Capparis spinosa)
capsize (to)virar, emborcar; "the wind capsized their boat"
captivate (to)cativar, encantar, fascinar = to charm, to fascinate, to enchant
captorcapturador, sequestrador = a person who has captured a person or thing
careen (to)virar, tombar, adernar; "the car careened around the corner"
capsicumpimentão (Australia) = bell pepper (US); sweet pepper (UK, Can); red sweet pepper (Capsicum spp.)
carobalfarroba (Ceratonia siliqua)
carom (to)ricochetear, carambolar (jogo de bilhar)
carveryrestaurante tipo "buffet"
cattailtaboa (planta)
catwalkpassagem elevada estreita; passarela
cavort (to)1) pular, saltar = to jump; "the children were cavorting on the playground" / 2) brincar, folgar = to make merry; "she was cavorting at a party on New Year's Eve"
chaff1) palha, resíduo, joio; "to sift the wheat from the chaff = separar o joio do trigo" / 2) coisa sem valor = something worthless; refuse
chalicecálice = a large cup or goblet, typically used for drinking wine
chaperoneaia, dama de companhia = a person in the past who went with a young unmarried woman to social events in order to make sure that the woman behaved properly
char (n) / char (to)carvão = charcoal / queimar, chamuscar
chasm [kázam]abismo, precipicio = abyss, deep gap or cleft
chastise (to)castigar (batendo)
chasublecasula = a sleeveless outer vestment worn by the celebrant at Mass
chattel (s)bens móveis (jur), posses, haveres
chatterbate-papo, conversa fiada, tagarelice, fofoca
cheeryanimado, alegre, divertido = cheerful, happy; "she looked quite cheery that morning"
chicanerytrapaça, fraude = trick, deception
chide (to)dar bronca; ralhar, admoestar
chime (to) / chimes (pl)repicar (sinos), soar, tocar, bater // repique; som de sinos
chirp (to)piar, gorjear, trinar
chirpyalegre, animado; "chirpy birds"
chordacorde = a group of notes sounded together
chowdersopa cremosa = a thick soup or stew made of seafood or corn; clam chowder = sopa de mariscos; corn chowder = sopa de fubá
chuckle (n) / chuckle (to)riso abafado; risadinha / dar risadinha discreta; "Father chuckled at his own joke"
churlishrude, grosseiro, tosco
chute1) cano inclinado; calha = an inclined plane, sloping channel, or passage down or through which things may pass / 2) cachoeira, cascata = waterfall / 3) paraquedas
cindercinza = ashes; "a burned piece of coal, wood, etc."
citroncidra (fruta)
clamber (to)escalar, trepar
clamp (n) / clamp (to)grampo = a device that holds or presses parts tightly together / grampear
clatter (to) / clatter (n)fazer barulho; chocalhar, trepidar, ranger / algazarra, barulho, tagarelice
clout (n) / clout (to)1) golpe, bofetão, pancada = a blow or hit, especially with the hand / 2) influência; força; poder = influence or power, especially in politics or business; "he still had a lot of clout in the sales department" // bater, golpear, esbofetear
clump (n) / clump (to)grupo, monte = a small group or cluster, esp. of trees or plants; a group of things clustered together "a clump of bushes" / agrupar, amontoar
clutter (n) / clutter (to) / clutteredconfusão, desordem // desarrumar, fazer bagunça, poluir visualmente; "newspapers cluttered the living room" // abarrotado, poluido visualmente
clunkyatrapalhado, desajeitado = awkward, clumsy
coalesce (to)unir, fundir, aderir; "the various groups coalesced into one party"
coax (to)persuadir, seduzir = to flatter, to entice
cochleacaracol da orelha
cofferarca, cofre = a box or chest, especially one for valuables; "dozens of heavy coffers were retrieved from the sunken ship"
cohortsócio, associado, cúmplice = associate, follower, friend, companion
collude (to)tramar, conspirar = to conspire
con mantrapaceiro, vigarista, velhaco, caloteiro = a person who tricks other people in order to get their money
concoct (to) / concoction1) fabricar, preparar = to prepare (food) by combining ingredientes / 2) inventar (excuse) / 3) tramar (plot) = to devise, to make up // preparação, mistura, beberagem = a mixture of various ingredients or elements
concur (to)concordar = to agree
condolencecondolências / accept my condolences / to present condolences = dar os pêsames
confide (to)1) confiar; "you can confide in him" / 2) confidenciar, contar em confiança = to tell (secrets) to another in trust; "she was afraid to confide her plans to me"
conflate (to)unir, fundir = to fuse into one entity; to merge:
conjure (to)1) fazer truques / 2) fazer aparecer, invocar (espírito, fantasma, etc)
connive (to) at / connivedser conivente com / conivente
constrict (to)contrair, comprimir, apertar
construe (to)explicar, interpretar = to explain the meaning of; to interpret
cooingarrulho = sound of doves
coop (n) / coop (to)gaiola, galinheiro = a cage or small enclosure for poultry or small animals / confinar, engaiolar
cordon (n) / cordon (to)cordão de isolamento = a line of police, soldiers, etc., guarding an area or preventing people from passing through it / cercar, bloquear
investigador de casos de morte; médico-legista = an officer in a county whose function is to investigate any death not clearly resulting from natural causes
cote (to) / cotecotar = quote (to) / cota = quote
covert / covertlysecreto = secret, concealed; "covert operations" / secretamente
covet (to)cobiçar, desejar
cower (to)agachar, encolher; "the timid dog cowered in the corner"
cram (to) withcomprimir, abarrotar de, encher de = to fill (something) so that there is no room for anything else
crampcãibra = a painful, involuntary contraction of a muscle, typically caused by fatigue or strain
crampedapertado, abarrotado = severely limited in space
crank1) manivela // 2) excêntrico = a person who has strange ideas or who supports bizarre causes
crankyirritado, mal-humorado = ill-tempered
crannygreta, fenda = a small, narrow space or opening; nook; every nook and cranny = todo canto e recanto; em todo canto
crate (n) / crate (to)caixa, caixote, engradado = a wooden box made of slats, for packing, shipping, or storing; "he bought a crate of oranges at the market" / encaixotar = to pack in a crate
creak (to)ranger, chiar, guinchar
crease (to) / crease (n)1) amarrotar (roupa) = to wrinkle / 2) enrugar, franzir "a smile creased her face" // 1) dobra, vinco, prega / 2) ruga = wrinkle
cringe (to)agachar-se, contrair-se, encolher-se
crock / crockerypanela de barro, jarro ou pote de cerâmica / louça
cruciblecadinho = vessel for melting ores, metals // prova severa = severe test
crumple (to)amassar, amarrotar, enrugar
crypticenigmático, misterioso = mysterious, hidden, puzzling
cull (to)abater animais
curfewtoque de recolher; "the army imposed a curfew on certain days and all evenings"
curmudgeonvelho ranheta, miserável = a crusty, ill-tempered, and usually old man
cursorysuperficial, apressado, precipitado = hasty and usually superficial
curtail (to)1) restringir (freedom, rights) / 2) abreviar, encurtar (visit) / 3) reduzir (expenses)
curtsey / curtsey (to)mesura, reverência / fazer reverência
cushyconfortável, agradavél = easy, comfortable, pleasant; "his uncle got him a cushy job "
cuspponta, extremidade, cúspide