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spiffy, spiffier, spiffiest.adjectives
smart in appearance or dress; stylish
spiffy, spiffied, spiffying, spiffies.transitive verbs
to make attractive, stylish; up to date (spiffying up my wardrobe)
spiffily.adverb
spiffiness.noun

spouse.noun,.plural.spouses
a marriage.partner; a husband or wife (spouses were invited to the company picnic); see espouse

soon, sooner, soonest.adverbs
in the near future; shortly; promptly (came as soon as possible); if something is going to happen soon, it will happen after a short amount of time; if something happened soon after a particular time or event, it happened a short time after it (thanks, we'll go now, but you'll be hearing from us very soon; the opportunity for the trip was made possible by both our parents; soon after boarding they served drinks to us); if you say that something happens as soon as something else happens, you mean that it happens immediately after the other thing (as soon as the rain stops we'll be heading out; as soon as she left her room, her puppy followed right behind her); if you say that you would just as soon do something or you'd just as soon do it, you mean that you would prefer to do it (we could afford to retire to Florida but we'd just as soon stay put); before the usual or appointed time; early; with willingness; readily (I'd as soon leave right now before the busy traffic)
no sooner than.or.as soon as.idiom
no sooner was the frost off the ground than the work began
sooner or later.idiom
at some time; eventually (sooner or later they'll come by and see us again)

scone.noun,.plural.scones
a scone is a small pastry made from flour fat and often with currants and/or white chocolate added and usually buttered before eating

sandbar.noun,.plural.sandbars
a ridge of sand formed in a river or along a shore by the action of waves or currents

shelf.noun,.plural.shelves
a shelf is a flat piece of wood, metal or glass which is attached to a wall or to the sides of a cupboard; shelves are used for keeping things on (he took a book from the shelf; the middle shelf of the oven); a flat, usually rectangular.structure.composed of a rigid.material, such as wood, glass or metal, strong enough to hold what it is it's to be used for; a shelf is usually.attached at right angles to a wall or other vertical.surface and used to hold or store.objects; a reef, sandbar or shoal; bedrock
off the shelf.idiom
shelfful.noun,.plural.shelffuls
shelve, shelved, shelving, shelves.verbs
transitive verb use.to place or arrange on a shelf; to put away as though on a shelf; put aside; to defer; to cause to retire from service; dismiss; to furnish or outfit with shelves
intransitive verb use.to slope.gradually; incline
shelver.noun,.plural.shelvers
shelvers often work late stocking groceries on the store shelves

stack.noun,.plural.stacks
a large, usually conical pile of straw or fodder arranged for outdoor storage; an orderly.pile, especially one arranged in layers (you can stack your clean underwear on this shelf); heap
Computers:.a section of memory and its associated registers used for temporary storage of information in which the item most recently stored is the first to be retrieved; a chimney or flue; a vertical.exhaust pipe, as on a ship or locomotive; an English measure of coal or cut wood, equal to 108 cubic feet (3.06 cubic meters); a large quantity (a stack of work to do)
stack, stacked, stacking, stacks.verbs
transitive verb use.to arrange in a stack; pile; to load or cover with stacks or piles (stacked the dishwasher); to prearrange the order of a deck of cards so as to dishonestly increase the chance of winning; to direct aircraft to circle at different altitudes while waiting to land
intransitive verb use.to form a stack
stackable.adjective
stacker.noun,.plural.stackers
stack up.phrasal verb
to measure up or equal (the evolutionay theory doesn't stack up with intelligent people): to make sense; add up (the supporting evidence just doesn't stack up)

saw.noun,.plural.saws
any of various.tools, either hand-operated or power-driven, having a thin metal blade or disk with a sharp, usually toothed edge, used for cutting wood, metal or other hard materials; a saw is known usually as a tool for cutting wood, which has a blade with sharp teeth along one edge; some saws are made for cutting stone or other hard objects such as metals; some saws are pushed backwards and forwards by hand and others are powered by electricity; a chain saw is a saw powered with a tiny gasoline engine and is used for cutting down trees and/or for cutting up logs into smaller sections, often to be used as firewood
saw, sawed.or.sawn, sawing, saws.verbs
transitive verb use.to cut or divide with a saw; if you saw something, you cut it with a saw (the farmer was out the back of his home stacking the wood he finished sawing); he was pruning the back yard tree using his saw); to produce or shape with a saw (sawed a hole in the board); saw.past tense of see
intransitive verb use.to use a saw (sawing along a penciled guideline; pine wood saws easily)
sawer.noun,.plural.sawers

see, saw , seen, seeing, sees.verbs
transitive verb use.to perceive with the eye; when you see something, you notice it using your eyes (you can't see colors at night); to have a mental image of; visualize (they could still see their hometown as it once was); to comprehend (I see your point) to consider to be; regard (many saw her as a world leader); to find out; ascertain (please see who's knocking at the door); to refer.to; read (persons interested in the book's history should see page fifteen of the book); to take notice of; recognize (she sees only the good aspects of the organization); to meet or be in the company of (I saw all my aunts and uncles at the wedding); to share the companionship of often or regularly (he's been seeing a new girl since last time you were here to visit); to attend; view (let's see a movie); to escort; to attend (I'm seeing Nellie home); to make sure; take care (please see that it gets done right away); to meet a bet in card games
intransitive verb use.to have the power to perceive with or as if with the eye; to comprehend; to consider (let's see, which suitcase should we take?); to go and look (she had to see for herself and went into the garden); to ascertain; find out (we probably can do it, but we'll have to see); to have foresight ("No man can see to the end of time" ...John F. Kennedy)
see about.phrasal verb
to attend to
see after.phrasal verb
to take care of (please see after the dog while I'm gone
see off.phrasal verb
to take leave of someone (saw the guests off at the door; went to the airport to see us off)
see out.phrasal verb
to escort a guest to the door (would you kindly see elderly Mr. Smith out with his suitcases)
see through.phrasal verb
to provide unstinting support, cooperation or management in good times and bad (when God brings you to it He'll see you through it; we'll see you through until you finish your college education); to comprehend the true character or nature of (we saw that it was a scam by listening to the presentation)
see to.phrasal verb
to attend to (see to the chores first, then you can go outside and play)
see red.idiom
to be very angry

stultify, stultified, stultifying, stultifies.transitive verbs
to render.useless or ineffectual (this attitude stultifies scientific.progress); cripple; if something stultifies you, it makes you feel empty or dull in your mind, because it is so boring
stultifying.adjective
a rigid.routine can be stultifying and boring
stultification.noun,.plural.stultifications
stultifier.noun,.plural.stultifiers
in law, to allege or prove insane and so not legally.responsible

sarsaparilla.noun,.plural.sarsaparillas
any of several tropical American plants of the genus Smilax, such as the American Sassafras, a member of the laurel family, is cultivated for the bark covering of its roots; extracts from this bark are used as flavoring agents in beverages, including root beer; it has fragrant roots which are used as a flavoring; the dried roots of these plants; sarsaparilla is a refreshing drink flavored with these roots, such as root beer which also has cane sugar added to sweeten the taste; sarsaparilla is native to the southern and western coasts of Mexico to Peru; the plants are large, perennial, climbing or trailing vines with short, thick, underground stems that produce many prickly, angular, above ground stems supported by tendrils; sarsaparilla was once a popular tonic and now is blended with wintergreen and other flavors and used in root beer and other carbonated beverages or to flavor and mask the bad taste of medicines; in North America, the strongly aromatic roots of the wild sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis) and bristly sarsaparilla (A. hispida) of the ginseng family, are sometimes substituted for true sarsaparilla
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