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sinuous.adjective
characterized by many curves or turns; winding (a sinuous stream); characterized by supple and lithe movements (the sinuous grace of a dancer); not direct; devious (explanations appeared as a cover up by their sinuousness)
sinuously.adverb
sinuousness.noun

sinewy.adjective
consisting of or resembling sinews; having many sinews; stringy and tough (a sinewy cut of beef); someone who is sinewy has a lean body with strong muscles; lean and muscular; strong and vigorous (a sinewy rope)
sinew.noun,.plural.sinews
a tendon; vigorous strength; muscular power; the source or mainstay of vitality and strength
sinew, sinewed, sinewing, sinews.transitive verbs
to strengthen with or as if with sinews

since.adverb
from then until now or between then and now (they left town and haven't been here since); before now; ago (a name long since forgotten); after some point in the past; at a subsequent time (my friend has since married and moved to California)
since.preposition
continuously from (they have been friends since childhood);  intermittently from (she's been skiing since childhood)
since.conjunction
during the period subsequent to the time when (he hasn't been home since he graduated); continuously from the time when (they have been friends ever since they were in grade school); inasmuch as; because (since you're not interested, I won't tell you about it)

scrawl.noun,.plural.scrawls
irregular, often illegible handwriting' something, such as a note, written hastily or illegibly
scrawler.noun,.plural.scrawlers
scrawl, scrawled, scrawling, scrawls.verbs
transitive verb use.to write hastily or illegibly
intransitive verb use.to write in a sprawling, irregular manner
scrawly.adjective

Baruch.or.Benedict Spinoza 1632-1677
Dutch philosopher and theologian whose controversial pantheistic doctrine advocated an intellectual love of the Creato; his best-known work is Ethics, 1677

scowl, scowled, scowling, scowls.verbs
intransitive verb use.to wrinkle or contract the brow as an expression of anger or disapproval; frown
transitive verb use.to express with a frowning facial expression
scowl.noun,.plural.scowls
a look of anger or frowning disapproval
scowlingly.adverb
scowler.noun,.plural.scowlers

sift, sifted, sifting, sifts.verbs
transitive verb use.to put (flour, for example) through a sieve or other straining device in order to separate the fine from the coarse particles; to distinguish as if separating with a sieve (sifted through the possibilities); to apply by scattering with or as if with a sieve (sift chocolate on a dessert); to examine and sort carefully (sift the books)
intransitive verb use.to make use of a sieve; to pass through or as if through a sieve; to make a careful examination (sifted through back issues of the magazine for his research project)
sifter.noun,.plural.sifters

sieve.noun,.plural.sieves
a utensil of wire mesh or closely perforated metal, used for straining, sifting, ricing or puréeing
sieve, sieved, sieving, sieves.verbs
transitive verb use.to pass through a sieve
intransitive verb use.to use a sieve; sift

snide, snider, snidest.adjectives
derogatory in a malicious, superior way; sarcastic
snidely.adverb
snideness.noun

swear, swore, sworn, swearing, swears.verbs
transitive verb use.to promise or pledge with a solemn.oath; vow; to be bound by what you say;  if you swear to do something, you affirm that you are serious in carrying out what you say (she swore that he would do everything in his power to help us; we have sworn to fight cruelty wherever we find it); to declare or affirm solemnly by invoking a deity or a sacred person or thing; to vow
intransitive verb use.to make a solemn declaration, invoking a deity or a sacred person or thing, in confirmation of and witness to the honesty or truth of such a declaration; to make a solemn promise; to use profane.oaths; curse; she uses offensive language because she lacks the vocabulary to speak intelligently)
Law:.to give evidence or testimony under oath
swear at.phrasal verb
to use abusive, violent or blasphemous language against; curse swear by.phrasal verb
to have great reliance on or confidence in (He swears by his alternative health practioner); to have reliable knowledge of; be sure of (I think she said she was going to the library, but I couldn't swear to it)
swearer.noun,.plural.swearers
swearword.noun,.plural.swearwords
an obscene or blasphemous word

self-reproach.noun,.plural.self-reproaches
the act or an instance of charging oneself with a fault or mistake; to reproach oneself
self-reproachfully.adverb
self-reproachful.adjective

select, selected, selecting, selects.verbs
transitive verb use.to take as a choice from among several; pick out; the word select stresses.fastidiousness in choosing from a wide variety (four skiers will be selected to represent each country)
intransitive verb use.to make a choice or selection; choose
select.adverb
singled out in preference; chosen (a select few); of special quality or value; choice (select peaches)
select.noun,.plural.selects
one that is preferred or chosen in preference to others or because of special value
selectable.adjective
selectness.noun

selective.adjective
of or characterized by selection; discriminating; empowered or tending to select; in electronics, able to reject.frequencies other than the one selected or tuned to
selectively.adverb
selectiveness.noun

selection.noun,.plural.selections
the act or an instance of selecting or the fact of having been selected; one that is selected; a carefully chosen or representative collection of people or things; choice

solve, solved, solving, solves.transitive verbs
to find a solution to; to work out a correct solution to (a problem); to clear up or explain something puzzling or unintelligible; decipher; resolve, unravel
solver.noun
solvable.adjective
possible to solve (solvable problems; a solvable riddle)
solvability.or.solvableness.noun

schedule.noun.pronounced 'sked jool' or 'sked jil'
a list of times of departures and arrivals; a timetable (a bus schedule; a schedule of guided tours); a plan for performing work or achieving an objective, specifying the order and allotted time for each part (finished the project on schedule); a printed or written list of items in tabular form (a schedule of postal rates); a program of events or appointments expected in a given time (can you fit me into your schedule Tuesday afternoon?); a student's program of classes; a supplemental statement of details appended to a document
schedule, scheduled, scheduling, schedules.transitive verbs
to enter on a schedule (next week his work schedule changes); to make up a schedule for (I haven't scheduled the coming week yet); to plan or appoint for a certain time or date (scheduled a trip in June; was scheduled to arrive Monday)
schedular.adjective
scheduler.noun

spent.verb
past tense and past participle of spend
spent.adjective
used up; consumed (the economy was spent by piling debt upon debt and taxes upon taxes); having come to an end; passed; depleted of energy, force or strength; exhausted (at the end of the hot day the spent workers slept under a shady tree); of or relating to a vessel at the end of a voyage, with fuel, stores and water consumed and cargo discharged
spend, spent, spending, spends.verbs
transitive verb use.to use up or put out; expend (spent an hour each day walking); to pay out money; to wear out; exhaust (the storm finally spent itself); to pass time in a specified manner or place (spent their vacation in Alberta and B.C. {map}); to throw away; squander (spent all their creative resources on futile projects)
intransitive verb use.to pay out or expend money; to be exhausted or consumed
spendable.adjective
spender.noun

sap, sapped, sapping, saps.verbs
transitive verb use.to deplete or weaken gradually; to drain of sap (after a long day of physical work he felt sapped); devitalize; to undermine the foundations of say, a fortification
intransitive verb use.to dig a sap
sap.noun,.plural.saps
the watery fluid that circulates through a plant, carrying food and other substances to the various tissues; the fluid contents of a plant cell vacuole; an essential bodily fluid; health and energy; vitality; a gullible person; a dupe; a covered trench or tunnel

sapling.noun,.plural.saplings
a young tree; a youth

swamp.noun,.plural.swamps
a seasonally flooded bottomland with more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog; a lowland region.saturated with water a situation or place fraught with difficulties and imponderables (a corporate sw a financial swamp)
swamp, swamped, swamping, swamps.verbs
transitive verb use.to drench in or cover with or as if with water; to inundate or burden; overwhelm (she was swamped with work); to fill a ship or boat with water to the point of sinking it
intransitive verb use.to become full of water or sink
swampy.adjective
swampiness.noun

smear, smeared, smearing, smears.verbs
transitive verb use.to spread or daub with a sticky, greasy or dirty substance; to apply by spreading or daubing (smeared suntan lotion on my face and arms); to stain by or as if by spreading or daubing with a sticky, greasy or dirty substance; to stain or attempt to destroy the reputation of; vilify (political enemies who smeared his name)
intransitive verb use.to be or become stained or dirtied
smear.noun
a mark made by smearing; a spot or blot (cleaning the mirror without a clean cloth will cause it to smear); an attempt to destroy a reputation; vilification or slander; a sample, as of blood or bacterial cells, spread on a slide for microscopic examination or on the surface of a culture medium

scuttle,scuttled,scuttling,scuttles.intransitive verbs
to run or move with short hurried movements; scurry
scuttle.noun
a hurried run

scuttle.noun
a small opening or hatch with a movable lid in the deck or hull of a ship or in the roof, wall or floor of a building; the lid or hatch of such an opening

scuttle, scuttled, scuttling, scuttles.transitive verbs
to scrap; discard; to cut or open a hole or holes in a ship's hull; to sink a ship by this means (the ship had 90 years of use, she's now rusting badly, so they are going to drag her out to deep water and scuttle her)

scuttle.noun
a shallow open basket for carrying vegetables, flowers or grain; a metal pail for carrying coal

scullery.noun,.plural.sculleries
a small room adjoining a kitchen, in which dishwashing and other kitchen chores are done

scurry, scurried, scurrying, scurries.intransitive verbs
to go with light running steps; scamper; to flurry or swirl about
scurry.noun,.plural.scurries
the act of scurrying; the noise produced by scurrying
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