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spunk.noun
spunk is courage; spirit; spark (she had a lot of spunk and got right in there to get done what she had to do; we all admired her independence and her spunk)
spunky, spunkier, spunkiest.adjectives
spunkily.adverb
spunkiness.noun
from Scottish Gaelic language 'spong' meaning 'tinder', 'material for lighting fires'

stripe.noun,.plural.stripes
a line of color, especially one of several lines of color all close together (a shirt with black and white stripes); vertical/horizontal stripes
stripe, striped, striping, stripes.transitive verbs
to mark with stripes or a stripe; from Middle English, possibly from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German
stripy, stripier, stripiest.adjectives
marked with or suggestive of stripes; striped

stripe.noun,.plural.stripes
a long narrow.band.distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding.material or surface; a textile.pattern of parallel bands or lines on a contrasting background; a fabric having such a pattern; a strip of cloth or braid.worn on a uniform to indicate.rank, awards received or length of service; a chevron

stripe.noun,.plural.stripes
a strike or blow, as with a whip

swirl, swirled, swirling, swirls.verbs
intransitive verb use.to move with a twisting or whirling.motion; eddy; to be dizzy; to be arranged in a spiral, whorl or twist
transitive verb use.to cause to move with a twisting or whirling motion; to turn; to form into or arrange in a spiral, whorl or twist
swirl.noun,.plural.swirls
a whirling or eddying motion or mass (a swirl of white water); something, such as a curl of hair, that coils, twists or whirls
swirly.adjective
from Middle English 'swyrl' meaning 'eddy' and probably of Low German or Scandinavian.origin

spot.noun,.plural.spots
a place of relatively small and definite limits (a nice quiet spot on the beach); a mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings (a white cat with brown spots); a stain or blot (he got a spot of ketchup on his shirt); a location; a locale; a point of interest (there are a lot of spots to visit in the old city); a short presentation or commercial on television or radio between major programs (a news spot)
spot, spotted, spotting, spots.verbs
transitive verb use.to cause a spot or spots to appear on (to soil with spots); to decorate with spots; dot; to remove spots from, as in a laundry; in sports, to yield a favorable.scoring.margin to (spotted their opponents 11 points)
intransitive verb use.to become marked with spots; to cause a discoloration or make a stain
spot.adjective
made, paid or delivered immediately (a spot sale); of, relating to or being a market in which payment or delivery is immediate (the spot market in oil); involving random or selective instances or actions (a spot investigation); presented between major radio or television programs (a spot announcement)
spottable.adjective

spotless.adjective
perfectly clean; free from blemish; impeccable
spotlessly.adverb
spotlessness.noun

score.noun,.plural.scores
a group of 20 items is a score (his age was three score and ten {70 years old}); a notch or an incision, such as one that is made to keep a tally; a numerical.record of a competitive.event (keeping score in a soccer game); the total number of points made by each competitor or side in a contest, either final or at a given stage (a baseball example: the score stood tied in the bottom of the ninth inning); the number of points attributed to a competitor or team; a result of a test or examination (how did you score on the test?); large numbers (scores of people attended the concert); in music, the written form of a composition for orchestral or vocal parts
score, scored, scoring, scores.verbs
transitive verb use.to mark with lines or notches, especially for the purpose of keeping a record; to cancel or eliminate by or as if by superimposing lines (the kids scored off the grocery items on the list as they were placed in the shopping cart); to mark the surface of meat, for example with usually parallel cuts which allows more of its fat to flavor the meat; in sports, to gain a point in a game or contest; in music, to orchestrate; to arrange for a specific instrument
intransitive verb use.in sports, to make a point in a game or contest; to keep the score of a game or contest
scorer.noun,.plural.scorers
from Middle English and from Old English 'scoru' and from Old Norse 'skor' meaning 'twenty'

smash, smashed, smashing, smashes.verbs
transitive verb use.to suddenly, noisily and violently.break.something into pieces; shatter; to throw or dash something violently so as to shatter or crush; to strike with a heavy.blow; batter
intransitive verb use.to strike or collide suddenly, noisily and violently (the car smashed into a tree); to be crushed or destroyed.
smash.noun,.plural.smashes
the act or sound of smashing; the condition of having.been smashed; a collision or crash; a resounding.success (the school play was a smash hit)
smash.adjective
of, relating.to.or.being a resounding success (a smash hit for the kids in the school play)
smash.adverb
with a sudden, violent crash (the glass went smash on the floor)
smasher.noun,.plural.smashers

streak.noun,.plural.streaks
a line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings; a slight.contrasting.element; a trace; a part of someone's character that is different from the rest of their character (bullies have a cruel streak in them); a streak of lightning/fire/light etc (a long straight flash of lightning); an unbroken series, as of wins or losses
streak, streaked, streaking, streaks.verbs
transitive verb use.to mark with streaks (rain streaking the windows); to have different color strands of hair (she is getting some streaks of grey throughout her hair)
intransitive verb use.to form streaks; to be or become streaked
streaker.noun,.plural.streakers

snuff, snuffed, snuffing, snuffs.verbs
transitive verb use.to inhale something audibly through the nose (the horse snuffed at the smell in the air); sniff; to sense or examine by smelling; to sniff at
intransitive verb use.to sniff; inhale
snuff.noun,.plural.snuffs
the act of snuffing or the sound produced by it; a snuffle
snuff.noun,.plural.snuffs
the charred portion of a candlewick

snuff, snuffed, snuffing, snuffs.transitive verbs
to extinguish (snuffed out the candles); to put a sudden end to; destroy (snuffed out the fire)

snuffle, snuffled, snuffling, snuffles.verbs
intransitive verb use.to breathe noisily, as through a blocked nose; to sniff
transitive verb use.to utter in a snuffling tone
snuffle.noun,.plural.snuffles
the act of snuffling or the sound produced by it; the sniffles
snuffly.adjective
snuffler.noun,.plural.snufflers
from Dutch 'snuffelen' meaning 'to sniff about' and from Middle Dutch 'snuiven' and 'snuffen', meaning 'to sniff'

spay, spayed, spaying, spays.transitive verbs
to remove part of the sex organs, in this case, the ovaries of a female.animal so that it is not able to have babies; to neuter; from date 1400-1500 A.D..Middle English 'spaien' and Anglo-Norman / Old French 'espeier' meaning 'to cut with a sword', from 'espee' meaning 'sword', from the Latin 'spath'

snort.noun,.plural.snorts
a rough, noisy sound made by breathing forcefully through the nostrils, as a horse or pig does; a similar sound such as the snort of a steam engine
snort, snorted, snorting, snorts.verbs
intransitive verb use.to breathe noisily and forcefully through the nostrils; to make a sound resembling noisy inhalation
transitive verb use.to express by snorting
snorter.noun,.plural.snorters
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