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stater.noun
any of various gold, silver or electrum coins of ancient Greece
something.pronominal
an undetermined or unspecified thing

something.noun,.plural.somethings
you use 'something' to refer to a thing, situation, event or idea, without saying exactly what it is (he realized right away that there was something different about the taste; the garden was something special; you said there was something you wanted to ask me); you can use something to say that the description or amount that you are giving is not exact; if you say that a person or thing is 'something' or is 'really something', you mean that you are very impressed by them; a remarkable or important thing or person (he thinks he is something in that uniform)
something.adverb
a little; somewhat (she looks something like her mother)

subdivide, subdivided, subdividing, subdivides.verbs
transitive verb use.to divide a part or parts of into smaller parts; to divide into a number of parts; to divide land into lots
intransitive verb use.to form into subdivisions
subdivider.noun,.plural.subdividers

subdivision.noun,.plural.subdivisions
the act or process of subdividing; a subdivided part; an area composed of subdivided lots
subdivisional.adjective

subclass.noun,.plural.subclasses
a subdivision of a set or class

self-actualize, self-actualized, self-actualizing, self-actualizes.intransitive verbs
to develop or achieve one's full potential
self-actualization
when someone achieves what they want through work or in their personal life
self-actualizer.noun,.plural.self-actualizers

self-confidence.noun,.plural.self-confidences
confidence in oneself or one's own abilities
self-confident.adjective
self-confidently.adverb

self-importance.noun,.plural.self-importance
excessively high regard.for one's own importance or station; conceit
self-importantly.adverb
self-important.adjective

self-centered.adjective
engrossed in oneself and one's own affairs; selfish
self-centeredly.adverb
self-centeredness.noun

self-respect.noun,.plural.self-respects
due.respect for oneself, one's character and one's conduct
self-respecting.adjective

self-restraint.noun,.plural.self-restraints
restraint of one's emotions, desires or inclinations; self-control

sway, swayed, swaying, sways.verbs
intransitive verb use.to swing back and forth or to and fro; to incline or bend to one side; veer (she swayed and put out a hand to steady herself; to incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling; to fluctuate, as in outlook
transitive verb use.to cause to swing back and forth or to and fro; to cause to incline or bend to one side; to exert.influence on or control over (information in his speech tended to sway others away from going ahead)
sway.noun,.plural.
the act of moving from side to side with a swinging motion
swayingly.adverb
swayer.noun,.plural.

stagger, staggered, staggering, staggers.verbs
intransitive verb use.to move or stand unsteadily, as if under a great weight; totter; to begin to lose confidence or strength of purpose; waver
transitive verb use.to cause to totter, sway or reel; the fall staggered him; to place on or as if on alternating sides of a center line; set in a zigzag row or rows (theater seats that were staggered for clear viewing); to arrange in alternating or overlapping time periods (staggered the nurses' shifts)
stagger.noun,.plural.staggers
a tottering, swaying or reeling motion; a staggered pattern, arrangement or order
staggerer.noun,.plural.staggerers
staggery.adjective

shelter.noun,.plural.shelters
something that provides cover or protection, as from the weather; a refuge; a haven; a loving group home that provides temporary housing for homeless people; the state of being covered or protected
shelter, sheltered, sheltering, shelters.verbs
transitive verb use.to provide cover or protection for
intransitive verb use.to take cover; find refuge
shelterless.adjective
shelterer.noun,.plural.shelterers

slouch, slouched, slouching, slouches.verbs
intransitive verb use.to sit, stand or walk with an awkward, drooping, excessively.relaxed.posture
transitive verb use.to cause to droop; stoop
slouch.noun,.plural.slouches
an awkward, drooping, excessively relaxed posture or gait; a lazy or inept person (good at chess and no slouch at bridge, either) slouchily.adverb
slouchy.adjective
slouchiness.noun

speech.noun,.plural.speeches
fhe faculty or act of speaking; the faculty or act of expressing or describing thoughts such as feelings or perceptions by the articulation of words; something spoken; an utterance; vocal.communication; conversation; a talk or public.address (impromptu speeches add verve, the energy of sincerity); a printed copy of such an address; one's habitual.manner or style of speaking; the language or dialect of a nation or region (Scottish speech); the study of oral communication, speech sounds and vocal physiology
speaking.adjective
capable of speech; involving speaking or talking (as a speaking part in the play); expressive or telling; eloquent
on speaking terms.idiom
friendly enough to exchange superficial.remarks (we're on speaking terms with the new neighbors); ready and willing to communicate; not alienated or estranged (on speaking terms again after their quarrel)

speak, spoke, spoken, speaking, speaks.verbs
intransitive verb use.to utter words or articulate sounds with ordinary speech modulation; talk; to convey thoughts, opinions, or emotions.orally; to express oneself; to be on speaking terms (they are speaking again after they got over their quarrel); to deliver an address or a lecture; to make a statement in writing (the biography speaks of great accomplishments); to act as spokesperson (spoke for all the children); to convey a message by nonverbal means (actions speak louder than words); to be expressive (spoke with her eyes); to be appealing (his poetry speaks to one's heart); to make a reservation or request (is this dance spoken for? I spoke for the last slice of pizza); to make communicative sounds; to give an indication or a suggestion (his manners spoke of good upbringing);
transitive verb use.to articulate in a speaking voice (spoke words of wisdom); to converse in or be able to converse in a language (she speaks German); to express aloud; tell (speak the truth); to express in writing
spoken.adjective
expressed.orally; uttered (spoken words); speaking or using speech in a specified.manner or voice (soft-spoken; plainspoken)
speak, spoke, spoken, speaking, speaks.verbs
intransitive verb use.to utter words capable of being.comprehended or articulate sounds of ordinary speech; to talk; to convey thoughts, opinions or emotions orally; to express oneself; to be expressive (spoke with her eyes); to be appealing (poetry speaks to one's heart); often used with for (is this dance spoken for? I spoke for the last slice of pizza); to give an indication or a suggestion (his manners spoke of good upbringing)
transitive verb use.to articulate in a speaking voice (spoke words of wisdom); to converse in or be able to converse in a language (speaks Spanish)
speakable.adjective
speak ill of.phrasal verb
denigrate; disparage; criticize; be critical of; speak badly of; be malicious about; run down; deprecate; derogate; insult; abuse; revile; malign; vilify; condemn; disapprove; dislike; bad-mouth; bitch about; pull to pieces
speak out.phrasal verb
to talk freely and fearlessly, as about a public issue
speak up.phrasal verb
to speak loud enough to be audible; to speak without fear or hesitation
so to speak.idiom
in a manner of speaking (can't see the forest for the trees, so to speak)
speak down to.idiom
to speak condescendingly to (she never spoke down to her audience)
to speak of.idiom
worthy of mention (the trip was ok, as the city had nothing new to speak of)

sculpt, sculpted, sculpting, sculpts.verbs
transitive verb use.to sculpture an object; to shape, mold or fashion especially with artistry or precision
intransitive verb use.to be a sculptor
sculpture.noun,.plural.sculptures
the art or practice of shaping figures or designs in the round or in relief, as by chiseling marble, modeling clay or casting in metal; a work of art created by sculpture
sculpture, sculptured, sculpturing,sculptures.verbs
transitive verb use.to fashion stone, bronze or wood, for example, into a three-dimensional figure; to represent in sculpture
intransitive verb use.to make sculptures or a sculpture
sculpturally.adverb
sculptural.adjective
sculpturesque.adjective
suggestive of or having the qualities of sculpture
sculpturesquely.adverb

sculptor.noun,.plural.sculptors
one who produces sculptural artwork; one who shapes, molds or fashions especially with artistry or precision

such.adjective
of this kind (a single parent, one of many such people in the neighborhood); of a kind specified or implied (a boy such as yourself); of a degree or quality.indicated (their joy was such that it took them a longer time to get to sleep); of so extreme a degree or quality (never dreamed of such wealth
such.adverb
to so extreme a degree (such beautiful flowers; such a funny character); very; especially (she has been in such great health all her life)
such.pronominal
such a person or persons or thing or things (was the mayor and as such presided over the council; expected no difficulties and such occurred as expected); itself alone or within itself (money as such will seldom bring lasting happiness); someone or something implied or indicated (such are the ways of the ego, the ways of the world); similar things or people; the like (pins, needles and such)
as such.idiom
intrinsically.considered; in itself (as such he said nothing we already didn't know); with respect to its inherent.nature; (his statement is interesting.per se); as such means 'in the exact sense of the word', that is, the words of what is being said (the essence of his speech is as such, the same reasoning he often uses)
such as.idiom
for example
such and such.adjective
determined but not specified; unnamed or undetermined (they agreed to meet at such and such an hour)

stake.noun,.plural.stakes
a piece of wood or metal pointed at one end for driving into the ground as a marker, fence pole or tent peg; a vertical post to which an offender is bound for execution; execution by burning; a vertical post secured in a socket at the edge of a platform, as on a truck bed, to help retain the load; in the Mormon church, a territorial division consisting of a group of wards under the jurisdiction of a president; money or property risked in a wager or gambling game; bet; a share or an interest in an enterprise, especially a financial share; to provide working capital for; finance; personal interest or involvement (a stake in her children's future)
stake, staked, staking, stakes.transitive verbs
to mark the location or limits of with or as if with stakes (stake out a claim to pan for gold near the river); to fasten, secure or support with a stake or stakes; to claim as one's own (staked out a place for herself in industry); to tether or tie to a stake; in the Mormon church, a territorial division consisting of a group of wards under the jurisdiction of a president; money or property risked in a wager or gambling game; bet; the prize awarded the winner of a contest or race; a race offering a prize to the winner, especially a horserace in which the prize consists of money contributed equally by the horse owners; a share or an interest in an enterprise, especially a financial share; personal interest or involvement (a stake in her children's future)
at stake.idiom
at risk; in question
stake out.phrasal verb
to assign a police officer, for example, to an area to conduct.surveillance

Scottish.adjective
something that is Scottish which belongs or relates to Scotland, its people or its language
Scottish.noun
the people of Scotland
Scot.noun,.plural.Scots
a native or inhabitant of Scotland; a member of the ancient Gaelic tribe that migrated from Ireland in about the sixth century A.D. to settle in the area now known as Scotland
Scotland.noun.(map)
a country comprising the northern part of the island of Great Britain and the Hebrides, Shetland Islands and Orkney Islands, which was inhabited by Picts in prehistoric times, the region was invaded but never conquered by the Romans and split into a variety of small kingdoms after the fifth century A.D. In the ninth century most of Scotland was unified into one kingdom, but conflicts with the English to the south soon erupted, leading to a series of bloody wars. James VI, the son of Mary Queen of Scots,  succeeded to the English throne in 1603, uniting the two kingdoms of Scotland and England. Scotland became a part of the kingdom of Great Britain by a parliamentary act of 1707. Edinburgh is the capital and Glasgow the largest city. Population, 5,800,000.
scotch whiskey
whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
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