5 letter word starting with cru

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crude superl. In its natural state; not cooked or prepared by fire or heat; undressed; not altered, refined, or prepared for use by any artificial process; raw; as, crude flesh., Unripe; not mature or perfect; immature., Not reduced to order or form; unfinished; not arranged or prepared; ill-considered; immature., Undigested; unconcocted; not brought into a form to give nourishment., Having, or displaying, superficial and undigested knowledge; without culture or profundity; as, a crude reasoner., Harsh and offensive, as a color; tawdry or in bad taste, as a combination of colors, or any design or work of art.
crudy adjective Coagulated., Characterized by crudeness; raw.
cruel noun See Crewel., Disposed to give pain to others; willing or pleased to hurt, torment, or afflict; destitute of sympathetic kindness and pity; savage; inhuman; hard-hearted; merciless., Causing, or fitted to cause, pain, grief, or misery., Attended with cruetly; painful; harsh.
cruet noun A bottle or vessel; esp., a vial or small glass bottle for holding vinegar, oil, pepper, or the like, for the table; a caster., A vessel used to hold wine, oil, or water for the service of the altar.
crull adjective Curly; curled.
crumb noun A small fragment or piece; especially, a small piece of bread or other food, broken or cut off., Fig.: A little; a bit; as, a crumb of comfort., The soft part of bread., To break into crumbs or small pieces with the fingers; as, to crumb bread.
crump adjective Crooked; bent., Hard or crusty; dry baked; as, a crump loaf.
crunk verb i. Alt. of Crunkle
cruor noun The coloring matter of the blood; the clotted portion of coagulated blood, containing the coloring matter; gore.
crura noun pl. See Crus., of Crus
cruse noun A cup or dish., A bottle for holding water, oil, honey, etc.
crush verb t. To press or bruise between two hard bodies; to squeeze, so as to destroy the natural shape or integrity of the parts, or to force together into a mass; as, to crush grapes., To reduce to fine particles by pounding or grinding; to comminute; as, to crush quartz., To overwhelm by pressure or weight; to beat or force down, as by an incumbent weight., To oppress or burden grievously., To overcome completely; to subdue totally., To be or become broken down or in, or pressed into a smaller compass, by external weight or force; as, an eggshell crushes easily., A violent collision or compression; a crash; destruction; ruin., Violent pressure, as of a crowd; a crowd which produced uncomfortable pressure; as, a crush at a peception.
crust noun The hard external coat or covering of anything; the hard exterior surface or outer shell; an incrustation; as, a crust of snow., The hard exterior or surface of bread, in distinction from the soft part or crumb; or a piece of bread grown dry or hard., The cover or case of a pie, in distinction from the soft contents., The dough, or mass of doughy paste, cooked with a potpie; — also called dumpling., The exterior portion of the earth, formerly universally supposed to inclose a molten interior., The shell of crabs, lobsters, etc., A hard mass, made up of dried secretions blood, or pus, occurring upon the surface of the body., An incrustation on the interior of wine bottles, the result of the ripening of the wine; a deposit of tartar, etc. See Beeswing., To cover with a crust; to cover or line with an incrustation; to incrust., To gather or contract into a hard crust; to become incrusted.
cruth noun See 4th Crowd.