chaotic, adj. I. confused, disordered, jumbled, muddled, harum-scarum, topsy-turvy, pell-mell; upset, scattered, askew, awry; desultory, disconnected, unordered, random; disorganized, unplanned, undirected, haphazard, unsystematic, unmethodical; formless, shapeless, aimless, purposeless, absurd; careless, slipshod, sloppy, untidy; littered, mussed, disordered, disarranged, hugger-mugger.
2. clamorous, uproarious, tumultuous, tumultuary, tempestuous; unrestrained, uncontrolled, unruly, boisterous, rampageous, wild, frantic, riotous, anarchal, lawless, orderless; unquiet, stirred-up, restless, agitated, hectic, frenzied, fermenting; seething, raging, turbulent, stormy.
chap, v. I. redden, roughen, chafe, make raw; split, cleave, crack, break, cut, open.
-n. 2. crack, fissure, chink, cleft, rift, cranny, cavity; cut, slit, rent, split, break.
chapel, n. oratory, chantry, sacellum; church, house of God, place of worship.
chaperon, n. 1. escort, matron, (in Spain and Portugal) duenna; guardian, shepherd, protector, protectress, tutelary, tutelar, houseparent, housemother, housefather, tutor, tutoress, governess, nursemaid; ac-companier, companion, attendant.
2. headdress, turban, cap, hat.
-v. 3. escort, accompany, companion, attend, go along with; guard, matronize, protect, shelter, shepherd, watch over, keep an eye on.
chaplain, n. priest, father, minister, rabbi, padre, U.S. Mil. SI. sky pilot, U.S. Mil. SI. Holy Joe; presbyter, residentiary; pastor, rector, vicar, parson, Dial, dominie, curate, cur£, abb£; clergyman, cleric, ecclesiastic, churchman, reverend.
chapter, n. 1. division, subdivision, branch, department; part, portion, section; clause, article, passage.
2. phase, stage, period, age, era, time; episode, occurrence, event, happening.
3. council, assembly, convocation, convention, conclave, synod, consistory; body, group, company, troop, troupe; gathering, assemblage, grouping, cluster, arrangement.
char, v. burn, cauterize, scorch, toast; carbonize, reduce to charcoal; fire, cremate, incinerate; sear, singe, scald, parch, roast, torrefy; calcine, oxidize, oxidate; scorify.
character, n. 1. personality, individuality, ego; nature, disposition, temperament, temper, complexion; genius, idiosyncrasy; essential quality, Hinduism, Buddhism. dharma.
2. trait, feature, attribute, characteristic. See - characteristic.
3. reputation, repute, status, standing, position, station, name; notability, note, glory, prestige, popular favor, 6clat, fame, renown; distinction, esteem, regard, respect, worth, account.
4. integrity, honesty, honor; courage, strength, fortitude, backbone; respectability, rectitude, uprightness, morality, goodness; truthfulness, frankness, sincerity; conscientiousness, scrupulousness.
5. person, individual, being, human being, mortal, specimen, somebody, someone; man, woman.
6. eccentric, odd fellow, oddity, case, Inf. card, odd or queer fish, Inf. nut, Inf. poor soul. See - eccentric (def. 5).
7. role, part, piece; portrayal, representation, characterization, personation, impersonation; actor, actress, dramatis persona.
8. insignia, ensign, sigil, signet, badge, crest, emblem; symbol, ideogram, sign, seal, mark, marker;