6001 - 7000 Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 15

Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
campus noun We live in a dorm on the university campus. grounds of a school
canary noun We loved to feed our pretty canary. a yellow bird
canopy noun They were married under a cloth canopy. protective rooflike covering
canyon noun We hiked down the canyon that afternoon. narrow chasm, gorge
caper noun The boys had been part of a mischievous caper. frivolous escapade or prank
caravan noun We saw a caravan of elk passing by. single file of animals
noun The family traveled in a small caravan. (British) a home on wheels
carbon noun Coal is made of pure carbon. nonmetallic element
carcass noun The vulture gathered around the rotting carcass. dead body of an animal
cardinal adj. He had committed a cardinal error. foremost important