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scatology.noun,.plural.scatologies
the study of fecal.excrement (poop), as in medicine, paleontology or biology; obscene language or literature, especially that dealing pruriently or humorously with excrement and excretory functions (comedians often make fun of those things we take for granted)
scatological.or.scatologic.adjective
scatologist.noun,.plural.scatologists
scat.noun,.plural.scats
excrement, especially of an animal; dung; perhaps from Greek 'skor' meaning 'excrement'

scat, scatted, scatting, scats.intransitive verbs
to go away hastily; to leave at once

scat.noun,.plural.scats
Music:.jazz singing in which improvised, meaningless.syllables are sung to a melody
scat, scatted, scatting, scats.intransitive verbs
to sing scat

slacken, slackened, slackening, slackens.transitive.and.intransitive verbs
to make or become slower; slow down (the tired runners slackened their pace; the strong wind slackened to a light breeze); to make or become less tense, taut or firm; loosen (I slackened the line to let the fish swim); to make or become less vigorous, intense or severe; ease

slack, slacker, slackest.adjectives
moving slowly; slack implies.want of due or necessary.diligence or care (slack workmanship and slipshod construction); sluggish (walked at a slack pace); lacking in activity; not busy (a slack season for the travel business); not tense or taut; loose (a slack rope; slack muscles); lacking firmness; flaccid (a slack grip); lacking in diligence or due care or concern; negligent (a slack worker); flowing or blowing with little speed (a slack current; slack winds)
slack, slacked, slacking, slacks.verbs
transitive verb use.to make slower or looser; slacken; to be careless or remiss in doing (slack one's hopes); to slake lime intransitive verb use.to be or become slack; to evade work; shirk
slack.noun
a lack of tension; looseness; a period of little activity; a lull; a cessation of movement in a current of air or water; an area of still water; unused capacity (still slack in the economy)
slack.adverb
in a slack manner (a banner hanging slack)
slacker.noun,.plural.slackers
one that shirks work or responsibility
slack off.phrasal verb
to decrease in activity or intensity
slackly.adverb
slackness.noun

slack.noun
a mixture of coal.fragments, coal dust and dirt that remains after screening coal

slack.noun
a small British dell or hollow; a bog; a morass

slacks.noun
casual trousers that are not part of a suit

sluggish.adjective
displaying little movement or activity; slow; inactive (a sluggish stream; sluggish growth in the economy); lacking alertness, vigor, or energy; inert or indolent; slow to perform or respond to stimulation
sluggishly.adverb
sluggishness.noun

sloth.noun
aversion to work or exertion; laziness; indolence; any of various slow-moving, arboreal, edentate mammals of the family Bradypodidae of South and Central America, having long hooklike claws by which they hang upside down from tree branches and feeding on leaves, buds and fruits, especially a member of the genus Bradypus, having three long-clawed toes on each forefoot, also called three-toed sloth; a member of the genus Choloepus, having two toes on each forefoot, also called two-toed sloth, unau; a company of bears
slothful.adjective
disinclined to work or exertion; lazy
slothfully.adverb
slothfulness.noun

shirk, shirked, shirking, shirks.verbs
transitive verb use.to avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility)
intransitive verb use.to avoid work or duty
shirker.noun,.plural.shirkers

submerge, submerged, submerging, submerges.verbs
transitive verb use.to place under water; dip (went for a dip in the pool); to cover with water; inundate; to hide from view; obscure
intransitive verb use.to go under or as if under water (a submarine which submerges)
submergence.noun

soak, soaked, soaking, soaks.verbs
transitive verb use.to make thoroughly wet or saturated by or as if by placing in liquid; to immerse in liquid for a period of time; to absorb liquid, for example, through or as if through.pores or interstices; to remove a stain, for example by continued immersion (soaked out the grease spots); to take in or accept mentally, especially eagerly and easily (soaked up the subject with great interest)
intransitive verb use.to be immersed until thoroughly saturated; to penetrate or permeate; seep (the speaker paused to let her words soak in)
soak.noun
the act or process of soaking; the condition of being soaked
soaker.noun

supernatural.adjective
of or relating to existence outside the natural world; attributed to a power that goes beyond natural things commonly aware of; exercise of divine power; miraculous; of or relating to the miraculous
supernatural.noun
that which is supernatural
supernaturally.adverb
supernaturalness.noun

shoddy, shoddier, shoddiest.adjectives
made of or containing inferior.material; of poor quality or craft (shoddy business practices); rundown; shabby; conspicuously and cheaply.imitative
shoddy.noun,.plural.shoddies
something of inferior.quality (a cheap imitation); woolen yarn made from scraps or used clothing, with some new wool added; cloth made from or containing such yarn
shoddily.adverb
shoddiness.noun

scrappy, scrappier, scrappiest.adjectives
quarrelsome; contentious; argumentative; inclined to be of a fighting spirit; composed of scraps (the vegetable scraps from the restaurant plates are always composted); fragmentary (scrappy evidence)
scrappily.adverb
scrappiness.noun

scrap.noun,.plural.scraps
a small piece or bit; a fragment; scraps are leftover bits of food; discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing
scrap, scrapped, scrapping, scraps.verbs
transitive verb use.to break down into parts for disposal or salvage; to discard as worthless; junk
scrap.noun
a fight or a scuffle
scrapper.noun

scrape, scraped, scraping, scrapes.verbs
transitive verb use.to remove an outer layer, for example from a surface by forceful strokes of an edged or rough instrument (scraped the wallpaper off before painting the wall; scraped the carrots before cooking them); to abrade or smooth by rubbing with a sharp or rough instrument; to draw a hard or abraisive object forcefully over a surface (scraped my fingernails down the blackboard); to injure the surface of by rubbing against something rough or sharp (scraped my knee on the sidewalk); to amass or produce with difficulty (forgot to get groceries so I'll have to scrape together what I've got to make up a meal for supper) intransitive verb use.to come into sliding, abrasive contact; to rub or move with a harsh.grating noise; to give forth a harsh grating noise; scrimp; to succeed or manage with difficulty (scraped through by a narrow margin)
scrape.noun
the act of scraping; the sound of scraping; an abrasion on the skin; a predicament; a fight (Johnny ot in a scrape with a girl at school); a scuffle

scrimp, scrimped, scrimping, scrimps.verbs
intransitive verb use.to economize.severely
transitive verb use.to be excessively.sparing with or of; to cut or make too small or scanty
scrimper.noun,.plural.scrimpers
scrimpiness.noun
scrimpy.adjective

stuffy, stuffier, stuffiest.adjectives
lacking.sufficient.ventilation; close; having the air flow through the nose partially blocked (a stuffy nose); dull and boring (a stuffy lecture); rigidly.adhering to standards of conduct; strait-laced
stuffily.adverb
stuffiness.noun

stuff.noun,.plural.stuffs
the material out of which something is made or formed; substance; unspecified material (put that stuff over there); household or personal articles considered as a group; worthless objects (put the junk in there with all the other stuff to get rid of); special capability (the team really showed its stuff and won the championship)
stuff, stuffed, stuffing, stuffs.verbs
transitive verb use.to pack tightly; cram (stuff a Christmas stocking); to block a passage; plug (stuff a crack with caulking); to fill with an appropriate stuffing (stuff a pillow); to fill an animal skin to restore its natural form for mounting or display; to cram with food (I felt stuffed after that large meal); to fill the mind (his head is stuffed with all kinds of notions); to put fraudulent votes into a ballot box
intransitive verb use.to overeat; gorge
stuff it.idiom
used as an intensive to express anger, frustration or disgust
stuffing the face
to eat greedily
stuffer.noun,.plural.stuffers

sans souci.adverb.and.adjective
without care; carefree

self-denial.noun
sacrifice of one's own desires or interests; denial of things for the self; abstinence
self-denyingly.adverb
self-denying.adjective

scuffle, scuffled, scuffling, scuffles.intransitive verbs
to fight or struggle confusedly at close quarters; to shuffle
scuffle.noun,.plural.scuffles
a rough, disorderly struggle at close quarters; a hoe manipulated by pushing rather than pulling, also called Dutch hoe, scuffle hoe
scuffler.noun,.plural.scufflers
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