Words that End in C


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Words that End in C

Whether you are working on your latest poem or playing a word game, it’s useful to know words that end in C. It might even surprise you to learn that there are many words ending with this consonant. Below, there are some popular categories and examples of words ending in C, such as animals, places, and adjectives.

Animals that end in C

  • Mollusc: invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
    • Snails and oysters are types of molluscs.
  • Tenrec: small often spiny insectivorous mammal of Madagascar; resembles a hedgehog
    • The fur on some tenrec reminds me of yellow, spiked mohawks.
  • Muntjac: small Asian deer with small antlers and a cry like a bark
    • The muntjac’s antlers seemed cute and less dangerous than the reindeer’s.

Places that end in C

  • Tropic: either of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics
    • She preferred to spend the winter in the warm tropics. 
  • Arctic: the regions to the north of the Arctic Circle centered on the North Pole
    • It seems like only mythical figures like Santa Clause can live in the cold arctic. 

Words that describe people

  • Egocentric: limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
    • The egocentric emperor Kuzco did not care about the peasants losing their home. 
  • Neurotic: affected with emotional disorder
    • The neurotic artist felt better after he painted his feelings on the canvas.
  • Chivalric: characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
    • Though he was young, the chivalric boy seemed protective of his younger sister.

Words that describe an idea

  • Optimistic: expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds
    • Mom always showered her son with optimistic thoughts and encouragement. 
  • Eclectic: Things that are unrelated and unspecialized.
    • The eclectic ideas for souvenirs seemed to grab everyone’s attention.
  • Static: showing little if any change
    • He thought that his fathers static ideas would not bring them any new customers. 

Words that describe a place/event

  • Aztec: Of or pertaining to the Mexica people.
    • I once visited the ruins of Aztec pyramids and tried to imagine hwo they used to be. 
  • Tragic:  very sad; especially involving grief or death or destruction
    • She could never forget the tragic scene of the accident. 
  • Chic: elegant and stylish
    • The chic restaurant was perfect for her 21st birthday celebration.

Longest words that end with C

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