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speciation.noun
basically an evolutionary.term about the process by which a new species is made; the evolutionary formation of new biological species, stated to be by the division of a single species into two or more genetically (relating to genetics or genes) distinct ones
speciational.adjective

sooth.adjective
soft; smooth
sooth.noun
truth; reality
soothly.adverb
soothe, soothed, soothing, soothes.verbs
transitive verb use.to calm or placate; to ease or relieve pain, for example
intransitive verb use.to bring comfort, composure or relief
soother.noun

structure.noun,.plural.structures
the structure of something is the way in which it is made, built or organized (an incorporated structure of a company having policies and procedures designed by lawyers interacting with the company owners in regulating its functioning; a self-governing corporation); a structure is something that has been built (buildings, public roads, bridges such as train trestle bridges are structures); if you structure something, you arrange it in a careful.organized.pattern or system; something made up of a number of parts that are held or put together in a particular way; the way in which parts are arranged or put together to form a whole; the interrelationship or arrangement of parts in a complex.entity (political structure; a garden plot structure); something constructed
Biology: the arrangement or formation of the tissues.or.organs or other parts of an organism
structure, structured, structuring, structures.transitive verbs
structural.adjective
of, relating.to.or.characterized by structure (structural simplicity); affecting structure (structural changes); used in or necessary to building (structural beams of timber or metal); the structure of rocks and other aspects of the Earth's crust; relating to or concerned with systematic structure in a particular field of interest, such as construction and design of buildings
structural.noun
a part of a structure that bears a weight or the structural piece used for such a part
structurally.adverb
the refurbished building is now structurally sound
structuralize, structuralized, structuralizing, structuralizes.transitive verbs
to form, organize or incorporate into a structure
structuralization.noun,.plural.structuralizations

solemn.adjective
deeply earnest, serious and sober; somberly or gravely impressive; sacred (a solemn vow); gloomy; somber; someone or something that is solemn is very serious rather than cheerful or humorous (his solemn little face broke into smiles when he found his favorite blanket; he looked solemn)
solemnly.adverb
solemnness.noun
solemnity.noun,.plural.solemnities
the quality or condition of being solemn; a solemn observance or proceeding

semipermeable.adjective
partially permeable; allowing passage of certain, especially small, molecules or ions but acting as a barrier to others; used of biological and synthetic.membranes
semipermeability.noun

spectroscope.noun,.plural.spectroscopes
an instrument for producing and observing spectra
spectroscopic or spectroscopical.adjective
spectroscopically.adverb
spectrometer, spectrometry.nouns
a spectroscope equipped with scales for measuring wavelengths or indexes of refraction
spectrometric.adjective

substance.noun,.plural.substances
a material of a particular kind or constitution; that which has mass and occupies space; matter; essential.nature; essence; heart; depth of meaning; that which is solid and practicalincharacter, quality or importance

substantial.adjective
of, relating to or having substance; material; true or real; not imaginary; solidly built; strong; ample; sustaining (a substantial breakfast); considerable in importance, value, degree, amount or extent (won by a substantial margin); possessing wealth or property; well-to-do
substantial.noun
an essential; a solid thing
substantiality or substantialness.noun
substantially.adverb

substantiate, substantiated, substantiating, substantiates.transitive verbs
to support with proof or evidence; verify (the theory of evolution is still a theory, unable to be substantiated; substantiate an argument); confirm; to make firm or solid; to give substance to; make real or actual
substantiation.noun
substantive.adjective
having the essential.elements; substantive instructions and issues deal with the most important and central aspects of a subject (the ten commandments were substantive to the ancient Mosaic Law); existing independently; foundational; of considerable.importance; substantial

sugarcoat, sugarcoated, sugarcoating, sugarcoats.transitive verbs to cause to seem more appealing or pleasant (a sentimental treatment that sugercoats a harsh.reality; she feigned her voice with the cloak of kindness while she spued out sugarcoated invectives to his face); to coat with sugar (sugarcoat a pill)

sugar.noun,.plural.sugars
any of a class of water soluble crystalline carbohydrates, including sucrose and lactose, having a characteristically sweet taste and classified as monosaccharides, disaccharides and trisaccharides

sugar cane.noun,.plural.sugar canes
a tall tropical southeast Asian grass (Saccharum officinarum) having thick, solid, tough.stems that are a better source of sugar than white and brown which have additives such as ground animal bone

saccharide.noun,.plural.saccharides
any of a series of compounds of carbon, hydrogen,.and.oxygen in which the atoms of the latter two elements are in the ratio of 2:1, especially those containing the group C6H10O5-(6 parts {molecules} carbon, 10 parts hydrogen, 5 parts oxygen)

social.adjective
inclined to seek out or enjoy the company of others; sociable
socially.adverb
in a social way; with regard to society
social.noun,.plural.socials
as informal social gathering, as of the members of a church congregation (are you going to the church social on Saturday night?)

socialism.noun,.plural.socialisms
an ideal social system in which the means of producing and distributing goods are owned collectively and political power is exercised by the whole community, whereas.in reality, it's a system used by those conniving to have it all under their exclusive control and using nefarious tricks to establish themselves; often said to be the base for leaping into communism and establishing a dictatorship
social order.noun,.plural.social orders
orders made by those controlling a society for its regulation by means of laws, bylaws, rules and advisories; the social order in a place is the way that society is organized there

sociology.noun,.plural.sociologies
sociology is the study of society or of the way society is organized; the study of human social.behavior, especially the study of the origins, organization, institutions and development of human society; analysis of a social institution or societal.segment as a self-contained entity or in relation to society as a whole
sociologic.or.sociological.adjective
of.or.relating.to.practices of sociology (psychological and sociological studies were emphasizing the importance of the family)
sociologically.adverb
sociologist.noun,.plural.sociologists

sociable.adjective
fond of the company of others; gregarious; marked by or affording occasion for agreeable conversation and conviviality; social; sociable people are friendly and enjoy talking to other people; pleasant, friendly and affable; gracious
sociable.noun,.plural.sociables
a social
sociableness.noun
sociably.adverb
sociability.noun,.plural.sociabilities
the disposition or quality of being sociable

socialize, socialized, socializing, socializes.verbs
transitive verb use.f you socialize, you meet other people socially, for example at parties; to spend time with other people in a friendly way; socialize with (this age of living is so busy that people don't socialize with their neighbours as much as they used to); to adapt to the needs of society (shower and put on clean clothes because we are going out to visit the neighbors)
intransitive verb use.to take part in social activities; to make fit for companionship with others; make sociable (at least look sociable by shining your shoes)
socialization.noun,.plural.socializations
the system of fitting into communities with their traditions and values; a continuing process whereby an individual learns and assimilates the values and behavior patterns appropriate to his or her culture 
socializer.noun,.plural.socializers

society.noun,.plural.societies
the totality of social relationships among human beings; a group of human beings broadly distinguished from other groups by mutual interests, participation in characteristic relationships, shared institutions and a common culture (the women's society contributed much to helping less fortunate children); an organization or association of persons engaged in a common profession, activity or interest  (a society of bird watchers; medical societies)
societal.adjective
of.or.relating.to the structure, organization or functioning of society
societally.adverb

squabble, squabbled, squabbling, squabbles.intransitive verbs
to engage in a disagreeable argument, usually over a trivial matter; wrangle; argue
squabble.noun
a noisy quarrel, usually about a trivial matter
squabbler.noun

slope, sloped, sloping, slopes.verbs
intransitive verb use.todiverge from the vertical or horizontal; incline.(a roof that slopes; slant; to move on a slant; ascend or descend.(sloped down the trail)
transitive verb use.to cause to slope (sloped the path down the bank of the hill)
slope.noun
an inclined line, surface, plane, position or direction; a stretch of ground forming a natural or artificial incline (ski slopes); a deviation from the horizontal
slope.noun
slopingly.adverb

solitary.adjective
existing, living or going without others; alone (a solitary traveler); alone
solitary.noun, plural.solitaries
a person who lives alone; a recluse;
solitarily.adverb
solitariness.noun

solitude.noun
the state or quality of being.alone or remote from others; a lonely or secluded place

secluded.adjective
removed or remote from others; solitary; screened from view; sequestered
secludedly.adverb
secludedness.noun
seclude, secluded, secluding, secludes.transitive verbs
to set or keep apart, as from social contact with others; isolate; to screen from view; make private

seclusion.noun
the act of secluding; the state of being secluded; solitude; a secluded place or abode

sunder, sundered, sundering, sunders.verbs
transitive verb use.to break or wrench apart; sever; separate
intransitive verb use.to break into parts
sunder.noun
a division or separation
sunderance.noun

spoil.noun,.plural.spoils
goods or property seized from a victim after a conflict as of after a military.victory.(2Chronicles 14:14); an object of plunder; prey; refuse material (the grapes got old and spoiled, so we threw them into the garbage)
spoil, spoiled.or.spoilt, spoiling, spoils.verbs
transitive verb use.to impair the value or quality of (bad ass parents produce spoiled children such as.bullies); devastate; injure; to damage.irreparably; ruin; to impair the completeness, perfection or unity of; flaw.grievously (vegetables spoiled after being picked); to take by force
intransitive verb use.to become unfit for use or consumption, as from decay, used especially of perishables, such as food; to pillage

spoilage.noun,.plural.spoilages
the process of becoming spoiled; the condition of being spoiled; something that has been spoiled (too long in the fridge and the asparagus spoils); the degree to which something has been spoiled
spoliation.noun,.plural.spoliations
the act of despoiling or plundering; seizure of neutral vessels at sea by a belligerent power in time of war
spoiler.noun,.plural.spoilers
something that causes spoilage; a long, narrow hinged plate on the upper surface of an airplane wing that reduces lift and increases drag when raised; an air deflector mounted usually at the rear of an automobile to reduce lift at high speeds 
spoliator.noun,.plural.spoliators

stun, stunned, stunning, stuns.transitive verbs
to daze or render senseless, by or as if by a blow; to overwhelm or daze with a loud noise; to stupefy, as with the emotional impact of an experience; astound
stun.noun
a blow or shock that stupefies
stunning.adjective
a stunning person or thing is extremely beautiful or impressive (she was 70 and still a stunning woman); of a strikingly attractive appearance; impressive (many movies listed here have stunning performances); surprising; causing or capable of causing emotional shock or loss of consciousness (the stunning news of my daughter winning the lottery)
stunningly.adverb

shrink, shrank.or.shrunk, shrunk.or.shrunken, shrinking, shrinks.verbs
intransitive verb use.to become constricted from heat, moisture, or cold; contract; to become reduced in amount or value; dwindle (his savings quickly shrank the more he traveled around); to draw back instinctively, as from something alarming; recoil; to show reluctance; hesitate
transitive verb use.to cause to shrink
shrinkage.noun,.plural.shrinkages
the process of shrinking; the degree to which something shrinks
shrinkable.adjective
shrink.noun,.plural.shrinks
shrinker.noun,.plural.shrinkers
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