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similitude.noun
facsimile; counterpart; a person or thing resembling another; form; image; similarity; likeness 

skulk, skulked, skulking, skulks.intransitive verbs
to hide or conceal something with often sinister.intent; to evade work or obligation; shirk; to move in a stealthy or furtive manner as out of cowardice or bad conscience; lurk
skulker.noun,.plural.skulkers

susceptible.adjective
likely to be affected with; easily affected emotionally; responsive 
susceptive.adjective
susceptible, receptive
susceptibility.adjective
a disposition with a capacity for receiving impressions
susceptibly.adverb
so as to be susceptible 
susceptivity.noun
the quality of being susceptive 

sandman.noun
a mythical person as in fairy tales, supposed to make one sleepy by throwing sand up and watching the shapes it falls down and forms 

sedate.adjective
composed; calm; quiet; dignified; exhibiting peaceful deportment; serenely.deliberate, composed and dignified in character or manner; serious
sedately.adverb
sedateness.noun
sedate, sedated, sedating, sedates.transitive verbs
to administer a sedative to; calm or relieve by means of a sedative drug

sedative.adjective
having a soothing, calming or tranquilizing.effect; reducing or relieving.anxiety, stress, irritability or excitement
sedative.noun,.plural.sedatives
an agent such as an herbal tea or a drug, having a soothing, calming or tranquilizing effect

shy, shyer, shyest.adjectives
implies a reticence in being ostentatious; modest
easily startled; timid; drawing back from contact or familiarity with others; retiring or reserved; marked by reserve or diffidence (a shy glance); distrustful; wary (little children are usually shy of strangers); not having paid an amount due (she was shy three dollars in paying her bill); short; lacking (eleven is one shy of a dozen)
shy, shied, shying, shies.intransitive verbs
to draw back, as from fear or caution; recoil; to move suddenly, as if startled; start
shy.noun,.plural.shies
a sudden movement, as from fright; a start
shyness, shyer.nouns
shyly.adverb

slander.noun,.plural.slanders
a spoken false and malicious.statement or report about someone; slander is an untrue spoken statement about someone which is intended to damage their reputation; compare libel; to slander someone means to say untrue things about them in order to damage their reputation; in law, oral communication of false statements injurious to a person's reputation
slanderer.noun,.plural.slanderers
the utterance of false charges or misrepresentations which defame and damage another's reputation, calumny; a false and defamatory oral statement about a person; compare libel
slanderous.adjective
slanderously.adverb
slanderousness.noun

slander, slandered, slandering, slanders.transitive verbs
to utter.slander; against defame; to slander someone means to say untrue things about them in order to damage their reputation
synonym-malign

spurn, spurned, spurning, spurns.verbs
transitive verb use.to kick away; to push or drive away as with the foot; to reject.disdainfully or contemptuously; scorn; refuse; to kick at or tread on disdainfully
intransitive verb use.to reject something contemptuously
spurn, spurner.nouns
a contemptuous rejection

stateliness.noun
dignified; deliberate; well composed

stifle, stifled, stifling, stifles.verbs
transitive verb use.to interrupt or cut off; to keep in or hold back; inhibit; check; stop; repress.(stifles my expression); suppress; smother or suffocate
intransitive verb use.to feel smothered or suffocated by or as if by close.confinement in a stuffy room
stifler.noun

stub.noun,.plural.stubs
the usually short end remaining after something bigger has been used up (a pencil stub; a cigarette stub); something cut short or arrested in development a stub of a tail); the part of a receipt retained as a record; the part of a ticket returned as a voucher of payment
stub, stubbed, stubbing, stubs.transitive verbs
to strike one's toe or foot against something accidentally; to extinguish a cigarette butt by crushing

stubborn, stubborner, stubbornest.adjectives
someone who is stubborn or who behaves in a stubborn way is determined to do what they want without getting wise advice from others and is unwilling to change their mind (the stubbornness of the ancients; he is a stubborn character used to getting his own way, but was proved wrong as it's turned out later to be); resolute.adherence to your own ideas or desires; bullheadedness; intransigence; inflexibly.maintaining a mental stance; unresponsive to kindness; determined in one's own way of thinking; tending to resist, as an influence or idea; resistant to helpful influence; unreasonably, often perversely.unyielding; bullheaded (lacking concern for other, she was full of her own will and thus, protective of the ways she looked at things; her stubbornness showed entrenched.arrogance); mulish; difficult to deal with; difficult to warm up to; averse to good (she showed she wanted to be left to live her limited way by refusing consideration of better ways of expression); headstrong; stiff-necked; firmly.resolved or determined; characterized by perseverance; persistent; obstinate; obstreperous; difficult to handle, manage or treat (a stubborn cold which lasted a few days)
stubbornly.adverb
stubbornness.noun
synonyms.obstinate; hardheaded; mulish; willful; adamant; headstrong; intractable; intransigent; inveterate; obdurate; obstinate; pigheaded (a colloquial expression) relentless; unflagging; unmoving; unyielding; resistant; renitent; cantankerous; recalcitrant; ornery; resistive
antonyms.flexible; openminded; compliant; friendly; agreeable; easygoing; open

suffuse, suffused, suffusing, suffuses.transitive verbs
to spread through or over, as with liquid, color or light (colors of blackish blue depth suffuse the late night sky); charge
suffusive.adjective
suffusion.noun

Sanskrit.noun
an ancient Indic language written in Devanagari.that is the language of Hinduism and the Vedas and is the classical literary language of India
Sanskritist.noun
Sanskritic.noun
see Indic
Sanskritic.adjective

stymie.also.stymy, stymied, stymieing.also.stymying, stymies.transitive verbs
to thwart; stump (a problem in thermodynamics that stymied half the class)
stymie.also.stymy.noun
an obstacle or obstruction

superimpose, superimposed, superimposing, superimposes transitive verbs
to impose lay or place something on or over something else; to add as a distinct feature, element or quality (superimposed her own interpretation when she retold the story)
superimposable.adjective
superimposition.noun

sake.noun,.plural.sakes
if you do something for the sake of something, you do it for that purpose or in order to achieve that result; you can also say that you do it for something's sake (for the sake of historical accuracy, please permit us to state the true facts; for safety's sake, never stand directly behind a horse nor near or on a curb, best to stay about three feet from the street corner when waiting for the light to change); purpose; motive (a quarrel only for the sake of argument); advantage; good (for the sake of his health); personal benefit or interest; welfare (for her own sake)

sake also saki.noun.(pronounced sack e)
a Japanese wine made from fermented rice

sever, severed, severing, severs.verbs
transitive.verb use.to part or break off; to cut in two; to cut off a part from a whole (sever the segments of the oranges and apples to put into the fruit bowl); to break up a relationship, for example; dissolve; to set or keep apart; divide or separate
severable.adjective
severance.noun
a severing or being severed
intransitive.verb use.to become cut or broken apart; to become separated or divided from each other

stagnant.adjective
not flowing or moving; foul.(stinking, extremely dirty).from lack of movement; lacking activity; sluggish
stagnancy.noun
stagnantly.adverb
stagnate, stagnated, stagnating, stagnates.transitive.or.intransitive verb
to become or make stagnant; if something such as a man or woman, business or society stagnates, it stops changing or progressing, it loses its life, its enthusiasm for living
stagnation.noun

self-righteous.adjective
being self-righteous is when someone is smugly.moralistic and intolerant of the opinions and behavior of others; piously sure of one's own righteousness; moralistic; exhibiting pious self-assurance (self-righteous remarks); if you describe someone as self-righteous, you disapprove of them because they are convinced that they are right in their beliefs, attitudes and behavior and are close-minded to beliefs of others; being annoyingly proud that one's own beliefs, attitudes and morals are good and right
self-righteously.adverb
self-righteousness.adjective
an attitude that overrides concern for others with selfish superiority; an overtone of superiority
self-righteousness.noun

scant, scanter, scantest.adjective
barely sufficient.(paid scant attention to the book reading); meager (we were scant of breath after the lengthy climb)
scantily.adverb
scantiness.noun
scant, scanted, scanting, scants.transitive verbs
to give an inadequate portion or allowance to (had to scant the older hamsters in order to nourish the newborn); stint.(our leisure time is scanted by this demanding job
scantly.adverb
scantness.noun

slink, slunk.also.slinked, slinking, slinks.verbs
intransitive use.to move in a quiet, furtive manner; sneak (slunk away ashamed; a cat slinking through the grass toward its prey)
transitive use.to give birth to prematurely (the cow slinked its calf)
slink.noun
an animal, especially a calf, born prematurely
slink.adjective
born prematurely
slinkingly.adverb

squeamish.adjective
easily nauseated or sickened; easily shocked or disgusted
squeamishly.adverb
squeamishness.noun

speck.noun,.plural.specks
a small spot, mark or discoloration; a tiny amount; a bit; mote (peppered her speech with specks of humor)
speck, specked, specking, specks.transitive verbs
to mark with specks
speckled.adjective
dotted or covered with speckles, especially flecked with small spots of contrasting color; motley
speckle.noun,.plural.speckles
a speck or small spot, especially a natural dot of color on skin, plumage or foliage
speckle.verb

steep, steeped, steeping, steeps.verbs
transitive verb use.to soak in liquid in order to cleanse, soften or extract a given property from (he steeped a cup of tea for a few minutes after removing it from the stove); to infuse or subject.thoroughly to; to make thoroughly wet; saturate
intransitive verb use.to undergo a soaking in liquid
steep.noun
the act or process of steeping; the state of being steeped; a liquid, bath or solution in which something is steeped
steeper.noun
steep, steeper, steepest.adjectives
having a sharp inclination; precipitous; at a rapid or precipitous.rate (a steep rise in volunteers); excessive; stiff (a steep price); ambitious; challenging (a steep undertaking)
steep.noun
a precipitous slope
steeply.adverb
steepness.noun

Syriac.noun
an ancient Aramaic language spoken in Syria from the 3rd to the 13th century A.D. that survives as a liturgical language of several Christian Eastern churches

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