Intimidating words that start with c
They were not aggressive creatures; it was that that made them so terrible to Helen.The aggressive Martians would be only too glad to explore the Moon.Tomb came from the Greek “tumbos” which means “funeral mound”.
Most of the children never reached their destination, many being sold into slavery before embarking from French and Italian ports’. Not the kind that ensure your gainful employment or to keep your landlords from taking advantage of you, but the ‘criminal arrangement for someone to be killed in exchange for money’.
Weird comes from the Old English word “wyrd” which meant “fate” or “destiny”.
Ghost comes from the Old English word “gast” which meant “life force” or “breath”.
Skeleton comes from the Greek “skeleton” which means “the dried-up thing”.
Skull came from an Old Norse word similar to “skoltr” which meant “the bald thing”. It was originally called a “reremouse” because it looked like a mouse with leathery wings.