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shore.noun,.plural.shores
the land along the edge of an ocean, a sea, a lake or a river; a coast; land as opposed to water (a sailor with an assignment on shore; shore dwellings)
shore, shored, shoring, shores.transitive verbs
to support by or as if by a prop (shored up the sagging floors)
shore up
to augment, to prop up, reinforce, strengthen, support, underpin, brace, buttress, hold; to support part of a building or other large structure by placing large pieces of wood or metal against or under it so that it does not fall down
shore.noun
a beam or timber propped against a structure to provide support
shoreless.adjective
shoreward.adjective & adverb
toward, to or on the shore
shorewards.adverb

scion.noun,.plural.scions
a descendant or an heir; a detached.shoot or twig containing buds from a woody plant, used in grafting

shorebird.noun
any of various birds, such as the sandpiper, plover or snipe, that frequent the shores of coastal or inland waters

slip, slipped, slipping, slips.verbs
intransitive verb use.to move smoothly, easily and quietly (slipped into bed); to move stealthily; to pass gradually, easily, or imperceptibly; to slide involuntarily and lose one's balance or foothold; to slide out of place; shift.position (the gear slipped); to escape, as from a grasp, fastening or restraint (slipped away from his pursuers); to decline from a former or level; fall off (she worked hard to be sure she wouldn't slip from the academic.level she had achieved); to be in a behind position; to fall behind; to fall into fault or error (going with the friends she is going with, it won't be long before she falls into trouble)
transitive verb use.to cause to move in a smooth, easy or sliding motion (the bolt slipped easily into place); to place or insert smoothly and quietly; to put on or remove clothing easily or quickly (slip on a sweater; slipped off her shoes); to get loose or free from; elude; to pass a knitting stitch from one needle to another without knitting it
slip.noun,.plural.slips
the act or an instance of slipping or sliding (he slipped on the stairs); a slight error or oversight, as in speech or writing (a slip of the tongue can produce.negative.consequences); nautically, a docking place for a ship between two piers; a woman's undergarment of dress length, suspended from shoulder straps; a half-slip; a pillowcase; in geology, a smooth crack at which rock strata have moved on each other; the relative.displacement of formerly adjacent points on opposite sides of a fault; movement between two parts where none should exist, as between a pulley and a belt (the engine belt is slipping)

slippery, slipperier, slipperiest.adjectives
something that is slippery is smooth, wet or oily and is therefore difficult to walk on or to hold (the little girl caught a fish, but being slippery, wriggled out of her hands and back into the water; the tiled floor was wet and slippery; motorists were warned to beware of slippery conditions); you can describe someone as slippery if you think that they are dishonest in a clever way and cannot be trusted (the slippery ways of greedy corporations); if someone is on a slippery slope, they are involved in a course of action that is difficult to stop and that will eventually lead to failure or trouble (the company started down the slippery slope of believing that they knew better than the customer); causing or tending to cause sliding or slipping (a slippery sidewalk); tending to slip, as from one's grasp (a slippery bar of soap); not trustworthy; elusive or tricky
slipperiness.noun

slip.noun,.plural.slips
a part of a plant cut or broken off for grafting or planting; a scion or cutting; a long, narrow piece; a strip; a small piece of paper, especially a small form, document or receipt (a deposit slip; a sales slip)
slip, slipped, slipping, slips.transitive verbs
to make a slip from a plant or plant part; thinned potter's clay used for decorating or coating ceramics

secondary.adjective
of the second rank; not primary; of or relating to a secondary school (secondary education)
secondary.noun,.plural.secondaries
one that acts in an auxiliary, subordinate.capacity
secondarily.adverb
secondariness.noun

second.noun,.plural.seconds
a unit of time equal to one sixtieth of a minute; often used as a  brief interval of time; a moment

second.adjective
coming next after the first in order, place, rank, time or quality (a second chance)
second, seconded, seconding, seconds.transitive verbs
second.adverb
in the second order, place or rank (finished second; the second highest peak)

side.noun,.plural.sides
in mathematics, a line bounding a plane figure; a surface bounding a solid figure; a surface of an object, especially a surface joining a top and bottom (the four sides of a box); the sides of the ship; either of the two surfaces of a flat object (the front side of a piece of paper; the two sides of a record); a position of relation (my aunt on my mother's side)

side effect.noun,.plural.side effects
a peripheral or secondary.effect, especially an undesirable secondary effect of a drug or therapy (vaccines, like other concocted chemical potions and pills come along with either immediate or long term side effects)
side.adjective
located on a side (a side door; a side view)
side, sided, siding, sides.verbs
transitive verb use.to provide sides or siding for (wood siding on most of the exterior of the house)

spring, sprang.or.sprung, springing, springs.verbs
intransitive verb use.to move upward or forward in a single quick motion or a series of such motions; leap; to move suddenly on or as if on a spring (the door sprang shut; the emergency room team sprang into action)

spring.noun,.plural.springs
an elastic device, such as a coil of wire, that regains its original shape after being compressed or extended; a small stream of water flowing naturally from the Earth

Spring.noun
the season of the year, occurring between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive, extending in the Northern Hemisphere from the vernal.equinox to the summer solstice and popularly considered to comprise March, April and May; a time of growth and renewal 
spring.adjective
of or acting like a spring; resilient; having or supported by springs (a spring mattress); of, having to do with, occurring in or appropriate to the season of spring (spring showers; spring planting; spring flowers); grown during the season of spring (spring crops)

story.noun,.plural.stories
a description of how something.happened, that is intended to entertain people and may be true or imaginary (all movies have a story to tell); a tale; a short story; an anecdote
story, storied, storying, stories.transitive verbs
to decorate with scenes.representing.historical or legendary events (his story painted a verbal picture of the historical event); see history; the word story is from Middle English 'storie' and is from the Old French 'estorie' and that from Latin 'historia' meaning picturesque story, probably from painted windows or sculpture on the front of buildings, which told a story

story.noun,.plural.stories
a complete.horizontal.division of a building, constituting the area between two adjacent.levels; the set of rooms on the same level of a building

store.noun,.plural.stores
a place where merchandise is offered for sale; a shop; a stock or supply reserved for future use (a squirrel's store of acorns); a  place where commodities are kept; a warehouse or storehouse
store, stored, storing, stores.transitive verbs
to reserve or put away for future use; to fill, supply or stock; to deposit or receive in a storehouse or warehouse for safekeeping in store.idiom
forthcoming: (she has such a warm personality, one can tell great things in life are in store for her)
storable.adjective
storable.noun,.plural.storables
storer.noun,.plural.storers
storage.noun,.plural.storages
the act of storing goods or the state of being stored; a space for storing goods; the price charged for keeping goods stored
Computers:.the part of a computer that stores information for subsequent use or retrieval
storage.attributive
often used to modify another noun (a storage closet; storage facilities)
storehouse.noun,.plural.storehouses
a place or building in which goods are stored; a warehouse; an abundant.source.or.supply (the Bible is a storehouse of knowledge, both historical and spiritual)

Mount Sinai.noun
a mountain, about 7,500 ft (2,288 m) high, of the south-central Sinai Peninsula, the Old Testament peak on which Moses received the Ten Commandments on two tablets of stone:.Exodus 24:12

Szent-Gyorgyi, Albert.1893-1986
Hungarian-born American biochemist, who was the first to isolate vitamin C and won the 1937 Nobel prize for discoveries relating to biological.combustion; Dr. Linus Pauling, also a Nobel prize winner, later discovered the many beneficial.functions of this amazing vitamin

siemens.noun,.plural.also.siemens
a unit of electrical.conductance in the International System, equal to one ampere.per.volt; siemens is named after Ernst Werner von Siemens, 1816-1892, in recognition of his work as a German engineer who made notable improvements to telegraphic and electrical apparatus; his brother Karl Wilhelm, later Sir Charles William Siemens, 1823-1883, invented a regenerative steam engine and designed a steamship for laying long-distance cables

surprise, surprised, surprising, surprises.transitive verbs
a surprise is an unexpected.event, fact or piece of news (I have a surprise for you (we are moving to Switzerland!; it may come as a surprise to some that a normal, healthy child is born with many skills; it is perhaps no surprise to see another 60's singing star attempting a comeback); surprise is the feeling that you have when something unexpected happens; if you surprise someone, you give them, tell them or do something pleasant that they are not expecting (surprise a new neighbour with one of your favourite home-made dishes); if something takes you by surprise, it happens when you are not expecting it or when you are not prepared for it; to encounter suddenly or unexpectedly; take or catch unawares; to cause to feel wonder, astonishment or amazement, as at something.unanticipated; to elicit or detect through surprise
surprise.noun,.plural.surprises
the act of surprising or the condition of being surprised; something, such as an unexpected encounter, event or gift, that surprises (a surprise party; the gifts held many surprises for whom the party was held)
surpriser.noun,.plural surprisers
surprise.adjective
(they arrived this morning on a surprise visit)
surprising, surprisingly.adverb
(suprisingly, she is extremely mature for a twelve year old)

strand.noun,.plural.strands
the land bordering a body of water; a beach
strand, stranded, stranding, strands.verbs
transitive verb use.to drive or run ashore or aground; to bring into or leave in a difficult or helpless position (when the car broke down we were stranded on the side of the highway); in baseball, to leave a base runner on base at the end of an inning
intransitive verb use.to be driven or run ashore or aground (the boat stranded on the sand bar in the shallow water); to be brought into or left in a difficult or helpless position (there we were, stranded at the airport due to inclement weather)

strand.noun,.plural.strands
a complex of fibers or filaments that have been twisted together to form a cable, rope, thread or yarn; a single filament, such as a fiber or thread, of a woven or braided material; a wisp or tress of hair; something, such as a string of pearls, that is plaited or twisted into a ropelike length; one of the elements woven together to make an intricate whole, such as the plot of a novel strand, stranded, stranding, strands.transitive verbs
to make or form a rope, for example, by twisting strands together

snipe.noun,.plural.snipe.or.snipes
any of various long-billed shore birds of the genus Gallinago or Capella, related to the woodcocks and sandpipers, especially the common, widely distributed species, G. gallinago or C. gallinago; any of various similar or related birds

snipe.noun,.plural.snipe.or.snipes
a shot, especially a gunshot, from a concealed place
snipe, sniped, sniping, snipes.intransitive verbs
to shoot at individuals from a concealed place; to shoot snipe
sniper.noun,.plural.snipers
one who shoots at other people from a concealed place, such as a skilled military shooter

snipe, sniped, sniping, snipes.intransitive verbs
to make malicious, underhand.remarks or attacks
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