|1||savant||(noun) someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field|
|2||savor||(noun) the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth|
(verb) derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in; "She relished her fame and basked in her glory"
(verb) taste appreciatively; "savor the soup"
(verb) give taste to
(verb) have flavor; taste of something
|3||sawdust||(noun) fine particles of wood made by sawing wood|
|4||scabbard||(noun) a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet|
|5||scent||(noun) any property detected by the olfactory system|
(noun) an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced
(noun) a distinctive odor that is pleasant
(verb) apply perfume to; "She perfumes herself every day"
(verb) catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
(verb) cause to smell or be smelly
|6||scribble||(noun) an aimless drawing|
(noun) poor handwriting
(verb) write down quickly without much attention to detail
(verb) write carelessly
|7||scurvy||(noun) a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)|
(adjective satellite) of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick"
|8||seal||(noun) any of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions|
(noun) a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
(noun) fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure
(noun) a finishing coat applied to exclude moisture
(noun) fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters
(noun) an indication of approved or superior status
(noun) a stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it); "the warrant bore the sheriff's seal"
(noun) a member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare; "SEAL is an acronym for Sea Air and Land"
(noun) the pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal; "a coat of seal"
(verb) decide irrevocably; "sealing dooms"
(verb) hunt seals
(verb) cover with varnish
(verb) close with or as if with a seal; "She sealed the letter with hot wax"
(verb) make tight; secure against leakage; "seal the windows"
(verb) affix a seal to; "seal the letter"
|9||secular||(adjective satellite) concerning those not members of the clergy; "set his collar in laic rather than clerical position"; "the lay ministry"; "the choir sings both sacred and secular music"|
|10||sedulous||(adjective satellite) marked by care and persistent effort; "her assiduous attempts to learn French"; "assiduous research"; "sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles"|
|11||seminal||(adjective satellite) containing seeds of later development; "seminal ideas of one discipline can influence the growth of another"|
(adjective) pertaining to or containing or consisting of semen; "seminal fluid"
|12||sententious||(adjective satellite) concise and full of meaning; "welcomed her pithy comments"; "the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen|
(adjective satellite) abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing; "too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation"- Kathleen Barnes
|13||sequence||(noun) the action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence"|
(noun) film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
(noun) a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"
(noun) several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys
(noun) serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern; "the sequence of names was alphabetical"; "he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA"
(verb) arrange in a sequence
(verb) determine the order of constituents in; "They sequenced the human genome"
|14||serrated||(adjective satellite) notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex|
|15||serration||(noun) a single notch in a row of notches; "one of the serrations was broken off"|
(noun) a row of notches; "the pliers had serrations to improve the grip"
(noun) the condition of being serrated; "the serrations of a city skyline"
|16||servile||(adjective) submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior; "spoke in a servile tone"; "the incurably servile housekeeper"; "servile tasks such as floor scrubbing and barn work"|
(adjective) pertaining to or involving slaves; "the servile wars of Sicily"
|17||servile||(adjective) submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior; "spoke in a servile tone"; "the incurably servile housekeeper"; "servile tasks such as floor scrubbing and barn work"|
(adjective) pertaining to or involving slaves; "the servile wars of Sicily"
|18||severance||(noun) the act of severing|
(noun) a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
|19||shaft||(noun) the hollow shaft of a feather|
(noun) a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
(noun) a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow)
(noun) a vertical passage into a mine
(noun) (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
(noun) a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)
(noun) a long pointed rod used as a weapon
(noun) obscene terms for penis
(noun) the main (mid) section of a long bone
(noun) an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
(noun) a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
(noun) a column of light (as from a beacon)
(verb) defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit
(verb) equip with a shaft
|20||shallow||(noun) a stretch of shallow water|
(verb) become shallow; "the lake shallowed over time"
(verb) make shallow; "The silt shallowed the canal"
(adjective) lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center; "shallow water"; "a shallow dish"; "a shallow cut"; "a shallow closet"; "established a shallow beachhead"; "hit the ball
(adjective) not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply; "shallow breathing"; "a night of shallow fretful sleep"; "in a shallow trance"
(adjective satellite) lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious; "shallow people"; "his arguments seemed shallow and tedious"
|21||shard||(noun) a broken piece of a brittle artifact|
|22||sheath||(noun) a dress suitable for formal occasions|
(noun) a protective covering for a knife or sword
(noun) an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
|23||shove||(noun) the act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something); "he gave the door a shove"|
(verb) push roughly; "the people pushed and shoved to get in line"
(verb) come into rough contact with while moving; "The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train"
(verb) press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
|24||shrewd||(adjective satellite) marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"|
(adjective satellite) used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"
|25||shrill||(verb) utter a shrill cry|
(adjective satellite) high-pitched and sharp; "piercing screams"; "a shrill whistle"
|26||shun||(verb) avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of|
(verb) expel from a community or group
|27||shunt||(noun) implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body|
(noun) a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
(noun) a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another; "an arteriovenus shunt"
(verb) transfer to another track, of trains
(verb) provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt
|28||sidestep||(noun) a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)|
(verb) avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
|29||sinuous||(adjective satellite) curved or curving in and out; "wiggly lines"|
|30||skiff||(noun) any of various small boats propelled by oars or by sails or by a motor|
|31||skit||(noun) a short theatrical episode|
|32||slack||(noun) a cord or rope or cable that is hanging loosely; "he took up the slack"|
(noun) the condition of being loose (not taut); "he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope"
(noun) a stretch of water without current or movement; "suddenly they were in slack water"
(noun) a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; "the team went into a slump"; "a gradual slack in output"; "a drop-off in attendance"; "a falloff in quality"
(noun) dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
(verb) cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water; "slack lime"
(verb) become less in amount or intensity; "The storm abated"; "The rain let up after a few hours"
(verb) make less active or intense
(verb) become slow or slower; "Production slowed"
(verb) make less active or fast; "He slackened his pace as he got tired"; "Don't relax your efforts now"
(verb) release tension on; "slack the rope"
(verb) be inattentive to, or neglect; "He slacks his attention"
(verb) avoid responsibilities and work, be idle
(adjective satellite) lacking in rigor or strictness; "such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"; "lax in attending classes"; "slack in maintaining discipline"
(adjective satellite) flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide; "slack water"
(adjective satellite) lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "flaccid muscles"; "took his lax hand in hers"; "gave a limp handshake"; "a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know" G.K.Chesterton; "a slack grip"
(adjective satellite) not tense or taut; "the old man's skin hung loose and gray"; "slack and wrinkled skin"; "slack sails"; "a slack rope"
|33||slake||(verb) cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water; "slack lime"|
(verb) make less active or intense
(verb) satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst"
|34||slate||(noun) (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate|
(noun) a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices
(noun) a fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers
(noun) thin layers of rock used for roofing
(verb) designate or schedule; "He slated his talk for 9 AM"; "She was slated to be his successor"
(verb) cover with slate; "slate the roof"
(verb) enter on a list or slate for an election; "He was slated for borough president"
|35||sluggard||(noun) an idle slothful person|
|36||soar||(noun) the act of rising upward into the air|
(verb) go or move upward; "The stock market soared after the cease-fire was announced"
(verb) fly a plane without an engine
(verb) fly upwards or high in the sky
(verb) rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yes"
(verb) fly by means of a hang glider
|37||sober||(verb) become sober after excessive alcohol consumption; "Keep him in bed until he sobers up"|
(verb) become more realistic; "After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up"
(verb) cause to become sober; "A sobering thought"
(adjective satellite) lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan gray"; "children in somber brown clothes"
(adjective) not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
(adjective satellite) dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
(adjective) completely lacking in playfulness
|38||sobriety||(noun) abstaining from excess|
(noun) a manner that is serious and solemn
(noun) moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or drugs
(noun) the state of being sober
|39||sodden||(adjective satellite) wet through and through; thoroughly wet; "stood at the door drenched (or soaked) by the rain"; "a shirt saturated with perspiration"; "his shoes were sopping (or soaking)"; "the speaker's sodden collar"; "soppy clothes"|
|40||soggy||(adjective satellite) having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking; "the cake fell; it's a doughy mess"|
(adjective satellite) soaked with moisture; "a soggy lawn"; "the flood left waterlogged fields"
|41||solemnity||(noun) a trait of dignified seriousness|
(noun) a solemn and dignified feeling
|42||solvent||(noun) a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"|
(noun) a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
(adjective) capable of meeting financial obligations
|43||somatic||(adjective satellite) affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit; "bodily needs"; "a corporal defect"; "corporeal suffering"; "a somatic symptom or somatic illness"|
|44||soot||(noun) a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink|
(verb) coat with soot
|45||sophisticated||(adjective satellite) marked by wide-ranging knowledge and appreciation of many parts of the world arising from urban life and wide travel; "the sophisticated manners of a true cosmopolite"; "urbane and pliant...he was at ease even in the drawing rooms of Paris"|
(adjective satellite) ahead in development; complex or intricate; "advanced technology"; "a sophisticated electronic control system"
(adjective satellite) intellectually appealing; "a sophisticated drama"
(adjective) having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir faire; "sophisticated young socialites"; "a sophisticated audience"; "a sophisticated lifestyle"; "a sophisticated book"
|46||sophistry||(noun) a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone|
|47||sordid||(adjective satellite) meanly avaricious and mercenary; "sordid avarice"; "sordid material interests"|
(adjective satellite) foul and run-down and repulsive; "a flyblown bar on the edge of town"; "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town"; "squalid living conditions"; "sordid shantytowns"
(adjective satellite) unethical or dishonest; "dirty police officers"; "a sordid political campaign"
(adjective satellite) morally degraded; "a seedy district"; "the seamy side of life"; "sleazy characters hanging around casinos"; "sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly; "the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce; "the
|48||spear||(noun) a long pointed rod used as a weapon|
(noun) an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
(verb) pierce with a spear; "spear fish"
(verb) thrust up like a spear; "The branch speared up into the air"
|49||specious||(adjective satellite) based on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument"|
(adjective satellite) plausible but false; "a specious claim"
(adjective satellite) plausible but false; "specious reasoning"; "the spurious inferences from obsolescent notions of causality"- Ethel Albert