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spectrum.noun,.plural.spectra.or.spectrums
Physics:.the distribution of a characteristic of a physical system or phenomenon, especially (the distribution of energy emitted by a radiant source, as by an incandescent body, arranged in order of wavelengths; full spectrum lighting is preferred to the disease causing wavelengths of regular fluorescent lighting as used in most schools and office buildings); the distribution of atomic or subatomic.particles in a system, as in a magnetically resolved molecular beam, arranged in order of masses; a graphic or photographic representation of such a distribution; a range of values of a quantity or set of related quantities; a broad sequence or range of related qualities, ideas or activities (the whole spectrum of 20th-century thought)

succinct, succincter, succinctest.adjectives
characterized by clear, precise expression in few words; concise and terse.(a succinct reply); a succinct style
succinctly.adverb
succinctness.noun

superfluous.adjective
abundance; being greater than normally expected; more
superfluously.adverb
superfluousness.noun
superfluity.noun,.plural.superfluities
synonyms.excess, extra, spare, supernumerary, surplus

sacrament.noun,.plural.sacraments
a visible form of an invisible grace; in the Eastern, Roman Catholic and some other Western Christian churches, any of the traditional seven rites that are believed to have been instituted by Emmanuel and recorded in the New Testament that confer.sanctifying grace; other Western Christian churches have the two rites, Baptism and the Eucharist; the consecrated elements of the Eucharist, especially the bread or host
sacramental.adjective
of, relating.to.or.used in a sacrament; consecrated or bound by or as if by a sacrament (a sacramental duty); having the force or efficacy of a sacrament
sacramental.noun,.plural.sacramentals
a rite, an act or a sacred.object used by churches in worship
sacramentally.adverb
sacramentalism.noun,.plural.sacramentalisms
the doctrine that observance of the sacraments is necessary for salvation and that such participation can confer.grace; emphasis on the efficacy of a sacramental
sacramentalist.noun,.plural.sacramentalists

scrupulous.adjective
conscientious and exact; painstaking; having scruples; principled
scrupulosity.or.scrupulousness
scrupulously.adverb
synonyms.meticulous

segue, segued, seguing, segues.intransitive verb
to make a transition directly from one section or theme to another; to move smoothly and unhesitatingly from one state, condition, situation or element to another

sinister.adjective
suggesting or threatening evil; presaging trouble; ominous.(sinister storm clouds); attended by or causing disaster or inauspicious circumstances
sinisterly.adverb
sinisterness.noun

spatiotemporal.adjective
of, relating to or existing in both space and time; of or relating to space time
spatiotemporally.adverb

superficial.adjective
if you describe something such as an action, feeling or relationship as superficial, you mean that it includes only the simplest and most obvious aspects of that thing and not those aspects which require more effort to deal with in order to comprehend; of, affecting or being on or near the surface (a superficial wound); concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; shallow; apparent rather than actual or substantial; trivial; insignificant (made only a few superficial changes in the manuscript)
superficiality-or-superficialness.nouns
superficially.adverb
synonyms.shallow, cursory

supernumerary.adjective
exceeding a fixed, prescribed or standard number; extra; supernumerary.noun,.plural.supernumeraries
one that is in excess of the regular, necessary or usual number; an actor without a speaking part, as one who appears in a crowd scene

super.noun
superior size, quality or grade; supernumerary
super.adjective
very large, great or extreme (another super boat); excellent; first rate (a super party)
super.adverb
especially; extremely (was super careful)
super, supered, supering, supers.transitive verbs
Printing:.to reinforce (a book spine or cover) with super

salamander.noun,.plural.salamanders
any of various small lizardlike amphibians of the order Caudata, having porous scaleless skin and four, often weak or rudimentary legs
salamandrine.adjective

Semite.noun,.plural.Semites
a descendant of Shem; a member of a group of Semitic speaking peoples of the Near East and northern Africa, including the Arabs, Arameans, Babylonians, Carthaginians, Ethiopians, Hebrews and Phoenicians; also a Jew
Semitic.adjective
of.or.relating.to the Semites or their languages or cultures; of, relating to or constituting a subgroup of the Afro Asiatic language group that includes Arabic, Hebrew, Amharic and Aramaic
anti-semitic.is relating to or characterized by anti-Semitism, the separating oneself from Semitic people because of dislike; discriminatory, especially on the basis of race or religion; although the term anti-Semitism has wide usage, it is regarded by some as a misnomer, implying.discrimination against all Semites, including Arabs and other peoples who are not the targets of anti-Semitism as it is usually understood; such is the confusing world of today

sepal.noun,.plural.sepals
one of the separate, usually green parts forming the calyx of a flower
sepaled or sepalous.adjective

stamen.noun,.plural-stamens
the pollen producing reproductive organ of a flower, usually consisting of a filament and an anther
staminate.adjective
having stamens but lacking pistils (staminate flowers); staminate and pistillate flowers occurring on one plant are monoecious; when they occur on different plants, dioecious

stamina.noun
physical or moral.strength to keep on going in spite of.resistance; resist or withstand illness, fatigue or hardship; endurance

stigma.noun,.plural.stigmata.or.stigmas
a mark of infamy, disgrace or reproach; stain; a small mark; a scar or birthmark
Botany:.in botany, the receptive apex of the pistil of a flower, on which pollen is deposited at pollenation
Biology:.in biologysmall mark, spot or pore, such as the respiratory spiracle of an insect or an eyespot in certain algae
stigmal.adjective

stigmatize, stigmatized, stigmatizing, stigmatizes.transitive verbs
to characterize or brand as disgraceful or ignominious; to mark with stigmata or a stigma
stigmatization, stigmatizer.nouns

substandard.adjective
failing to meet a standard; below standard

standard.noun,.plural.standards
normal, familiar or usual (the standard weather of a region); commonly used or supplied (standard car equipment); a flag, banner or ensign, especially (the ensign of a chief of tribe); recognized as a model of excellence (a standard reference work); acceptable but of less than top quality (a standard grade of beef)
standardly.adverb

standardize, standardized, standardizing, standardizes.transitive verbs
to cause to conform to a standard
standardization.noun

stationary.adjective
not moving; fixed
stationary.noun,.plural.stationaries
one that is stationary

stationery.noun
writing paper and envelopes; writing materials and office supplies

station.noun,.plural.stations
the place or position where a person or thing stands; a post(a sentry station); the place, building or establishment from which a service is provided or operations are directed (a fire station); a stopping place along a route, especially a stop for refueling or for taking on passengers; a depot; social position; rank; an establishment equipped for observation and study (a radar station); an establishment equipped for radio or television transmission; an input or output point along a communications system
station, stationed, stationing, stations.transitive verbs
to assign to a position; post

slither, slithered, slithering, slithers.verbs
intransitive verb use.to slip and slide, as on a loose or uneven surface, often with friction and noise; to glide or slide like a reptile
transitive verb use.to cause to slither
slither.noun
a slithering movement or gait
slithery.adjective

siphon, siphoned, siphoning, siphons.verbs
transitive verb use.to draw off or convey through or as if through a siphon
intransitive verb use.to pass through a siphon
siphon.noun
a pipe or tube fashioned or deployed in an inverted U shape and filled until atmospheric pressure is sufficient to force a liquid from a reservoir in one end of the tube over a barrier higher than the reservoir and out the other end
siphonal.or.siphonic.adjective

steroid.noun,.plural.steroids
any of numerous naturally occurring or synthetic fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms arranged in four rings and including the sterols and bile acids, adrenal and sex hormones; synthetic steroids used to accelerate (force) the body's normai processes can often cause serious health issues later
steroid.or.steroidal.adjective
sterol.noun,.plural.sterols
is the shortened form of the word cholesterol; any of a group of predominantly unsaturated solid alcohols of the steroid group, such as cholesterol and ergosterol, present in the fatty tissues of plants and animals

scrounge, scrounged, scrounging, scrounges.verbs
transitive verb use.to obtain (something) by begging or borrowing with no intention of reparation (scrounged a few dollars off my brother); to obtain by salvaging or foraging; round up
intransitive verb use.to seek to obtain something by begging or borrowing with no intention of reparation (scrounge for a cigarette); to forage about in an effort to acquire something at no cost (scrounging around the kitchen for a late-night snack)
scrounger.noun,.plural.scroungers

scuff, scuffed, scuffing, scuffs.verbs
intransitive verb use.to scrape the feet while walking; shuffle
transitive verb use.to scrape with the feet; to shuffle or shift the feet); to scrape and roughen the surface of
scuff.noun,.plural.scuffs
the act or sound of scraping especially with the feet; a worn or rough spot resulting from scraping (her shows looked badly scuffed after hiking); a flat, backless house slipper
scuffer.noun

strait.noun,.plural.straits
a narrow channel joining two larger bodies of water;

strait.noun,.plural.straits
a position of difficulty, perplexity, distress or need (in desperate straits)
strait.adjective
difficult; stressful; having or marked by limited funds or resources; affording little space or room; confined; fitting tightly; constricted; morally.strict, rigid or righteous
straitly.adverb
straitness.noun

strait-laced.also.straight-laced.adjective
strict in behavior, morality or opinions as the ancient Pharisees, et al., were in the time of Emmanuel; having or wearing a tightly laced garment
strait-lacedly.adverb
strait-lacedness.noun
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