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"CAT" Words Vocabulary Quiz

Don't think it's a 'catastrophe' if you don't get them all.
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A rather US variant of 'ketchup'.
Catsup
A children's game using a cord intertwined round the fingers to make symmetrical shapes.
Cat's cradle
A plant that drives domestic cats loopy.
Catnip or Catmint
An opacity of the eye's lens, impairing sight. Or, a waterfall.
Cataract
The negative pole - the opposite of the anode.
Cathode
A tube used medically, for example for drawing urine off the bladder.
Catheter
The dried twisted intestines of sheep, used for the strings of musical instruments.
Catgut
The larval stage of a moth or butterfly.
Caterpillar
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The language of the most northeasterly province of Spain, which was once an independent principality
Catalan
A book used by parts of the Christian church, presenting its principles in a question and answer format.
Catechism
An appealing and easily remembered tune is:
Catchy
A kind of sailing boat with twin hulls.
Catamaran
Inflammation of the mucous membrane in the nose and throat or lungs, with mucus and sneezing and coughing.
Catarrh
Some fish, like salmon and eels, spend some time in the sea and some in freshwater. They're:
Catadromous
To make a complete list or register of things, with mention of their location, price, etc.
Catalogue
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