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state.noun,.plural.states
supposed to be collective.public power expressed constitutionally, governing.politicians elected to represent.(re-present) publically approved ideas; a sovereign political entity, that being the area within which the political entity extends; in actuality.however and by observing decisions made inimical to the highest values of people residing with the realm of so many decisions' effects, one can easily ascertain that the power is not whatsoever in the hands of the electorate

state.noun,.plural.states
a set of circumstances or attributes.characterizing a person or thing at a given time; a condition or mode of being, as with regard to circumstances.(a state of happiness after the win)
Physics:.the condition of a physical system with regard to phase, form, composition or structure (ice is the solid state of water)
state of mind.noun,.plural.states of mind
your state of mind is your mood or mental state at any particular time (she was in a whole new state of mind of joy with the birth of her baby)
state of affairs.noun
if you refer to a someone's or something's state of affairs, you mean the general.situation and circumstances connected with them

state, stated, stating, states.transitive verbs
to set forth in words; declare

statement.noun,.plural.statements
the act of stating or declaring; something stated; a declaration; a monthly report (statements on bank accounts come out once monthly)
make a statement.idiom
to create a certain impression

stately, statelier, stateliest.adjectives
dignified and impressive, as in size or proportions; grand; majestic; lofty
stately.adverb
in a ceremonious or imposing manner
stateliness.noun

subjective.adjective
of, affected by or produced by the mind; resulting from feeling; particular to a given person; personal (subjective experience of laughing at a joke no one else caught the humor of); expressing or bringing into prominence the individuality of the artist or author; relating to the real nature of something; essential; a subjective experience is seeing a movie, where the person you are with gets something different out of it than you did
subjectivity.or.subjectiveness.nouns
subjectivity is judgment based on individual personal impressions and feelings and opinions.rather than.external.facts
Grammar meaning
compare objective
subjectively.adverb

subjectivism.noun
the quality of being subjective; the theory that individual conscience is the only valid.standard of moral judgment; the doctrine that all knowledge is restricted to the conscious self and its sensory.states; a theory or doctrine that emphasizes the subjective elements in experience; this theory is cousin to philosophical naturalism
subjectivistic.adjective
subjectivist.noun,.plural.subjectivists

symbol.noun,.plural.symbols
something that represents something else by association, resemblance or convention, especially a material object used to represent something invisible, such as Mendeleev's ; a printed or written sign used to represent an operation, an element, a quantity, a quality or a relation, as in mathematics or music
symbol, symboled, symboling, symbols.transitive verbs
to symbolize

symbolic.also.symbolical.adjective
using, employing or exhibiting a symbol; consisting of or proceeding by means of symbols, such as the Periodic Table of Elements; of, relating.to.or.constituting a symbol; characterized by or terminating in symbols (symbolic thinking); characterized by symbolism (a symbolic dance); of, relating to or expressed by means of symbols or a symbol; serving as a symbol; using symbolism (symbolic art)
symbolical, symbolically.adverb
symbolicalness.noun

symbolize, symbolized, symbolizing, symbolizes.verbs
transitive verb use.to serve as a symbol of (their flag was a symbol of courage and bravery); to represent or identify by a symbol
intransitive verb use.to use symbols
symbolization, symbolizer.nouns

symbolist.noun
one who uses symbols or symbolism; one who interprets or represents conditions or truths by the use of symbols or symbolism
symbolist, symbolistic.adjectives
of or relating to symbolism
symbolistically.adverb

symbolism.noun
a symbolic meaning or representation; revelation or suggestion of intangible conditions or truths by artistic invention; the practice of representing things by means of symbols or of attributing symbolic meanings or significance to objects, events or relationships

smattering.noun
a small, scattered amount or number (a smattering of raindrops); slight or superficial knowledge
smatter, smattered, smattering, smatters.verbs
transitive verb use.to speak a language without fluency (he speaks a smattering of Russian); to study or approach superficially; dabble in
intransitive verb use.to prattle (smattered on about her vacation) smatter.noun
a smattering
smatterer.noun

sub-.prefix
sub-.is used at the beginning of.words.that have 'below', 'beside', 'beneath', 'under' as part of their meaning (the waters were rising about the rock and would soon submerge it; a nuclear-powered submarine; subsoil)
sub-.is added to the beginning of.nouns.in order to form other nouns that refer to things that are part of a larger thing (a subcommittee on family values and individual rights; a sub corporation; the subdivision of land in order to build dwellings on)
sub-.is added to the beginning of.adjectives.in order to form other adjectives that describe someone or something as inferior, for example inferior to normal people or to normal things (the cold has made already substandard living conditions even worse); subordinate; secondary (there was a subplot to the movie); subdivision; subregion; subspecies; less than completely or normally; nearly; almost

subunit.noun,.plural.subunits
a subdivision of a larger unit

species.noun,.singular.or.plural
a single distinct kind of plant or animal having certain distinguishing.characteristics, enabling it to have a different biological-category; sort; variety (many new species appear every year in nature); a category of organisms consisting of a group of similar individuals. To evolutionists this often means 'isolated breeding groups' producing changes which they tag 'microevolution'; what is not seen however, are the sorts of transitions upon which evolutionary theory stands, that is, transitions between fundamentally different structures, called macroevolution

subspecies.noun,.plural.subspecies
Biology: a subdivision of a taxonomic.species, usually based on geographic distribution; see sub-
subspecific.adjective

specific.adjective
the details of as compared to an overall broad plan; precise; definite; explicit; peculiar to or characteristic of something; of a special sort or kind
specific.noun,.plural.specifics
specifical.adjective
specific
specification.noun,.plural.specifications
a specifying; detailed mention or definition; detailed description of the parts of a whole; statement of particulars as to size, quality, performance, terms, etc. 
specific.noun
something particularly fitted to a use or purpose; a distinguishing.quality or attribute; distinct items or details; particulars
specifically.adverb

specify, specified, specifying, specifies.transitive verbs
to state explicitly or in detail (specified the amount needed); to state as a condition (specified that they be included)
specifier.noun

specificity.noun.pronounced 'specif iss (as in 'hiss') it e'
the quality or state of being-specific
specify, specified, specifying, specifies.transitive verbs
to mention, describe or define in detail; to include in a specification; to state as a condition (specified the measurements)
specifier.noun

speculate, speculated, speculating, speculates.intransitive verbs
to think about the various aspects of a given subject; reflect; to engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture; to buy or sell (if they indeed.can be.sold) stocks hoping to take advantage of an expected rise or fall in price
transitive verb-to assume to be true without conclusive.evidence (speculated that the bones found were a contributing.factor to the theory of evolution)
speculation.noun,.plural.speculations
speculative, speculatory.adjectives
a piece of information that is speculative is based on guesses rather than knowledge; someone who has a speculative expression seems to be trying to guess something about a person or thing

spontaneous.adjective
happening or arising without apparent external cause; self generated; arising from a natural inclination or impulse and not from external incitement or constraint; growing without cultivation or human labor; occurring or produced within its own energy; indigenous; impulsive (just below)
spontaneously.adverb
spontaneousness.noun
...spontaneous applies to what arises naturally rather than resulting from external constraint or stimulus (the two suddenly embraced in a spontaneous gesture of affection;."The highest and best form of efficiency is the spontaneous cooperation of a free people."....Woodrow Wilson)
...impulsive refers to the operation of a sudden urge or feeling not governed by reason (saying yes so quickly to a relationship was an impulsive act that worked out well); impulse (offering to help seems is as natural as breathing)

spontaneity.noun,.plural.spontaneities
the quality or condition of being spontaneous; spontaneous behavior, impulse or movement

sterile.adjective
incapable of producing others of its kind; barren; unfruitful

subsist, subsisted, subsisting, subsists.verbs
intransitive verb use.to exist; be; to remain or continue in existence; to maintain life; live (subsisted on one meal a day); to be logically.conceivable
transitive verb use.to maintain or support with provisions; to support
subsister.noun

subsistence.noun
existence; being; continuance

sustain, sustained, sustaining, sustains.transitive verbs
to keep in existence; to maintain; keep in existence; keep supplied with necessities; to support the spirits, vitality or resolution of; encourage
sustainable.adjective
sustainer, sustainment, sustainability.nouns

synergism, synergist.nouns
the simultaneous action of separate agencies which, together, have greater total effect than the sum of their individual effects
synergetic, synergistic, synergic.adjectives
synergy.noun,.plural-synergies
to work together; the combined or correlated action of different components, the interaction of which is so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects
synergistically.adverb
synergistic.adjective
of.or.relating.to synergy (a synergistic effect); producing or capable of producing synergy

stanch, stanched, stanching, stanches.transitive verbs
to stop or checkthe flow of blood or tears for example; to stop the flow of blood from a wound); to check or allay (her anxiety was stanched and she was at peace after her trip to the farm she grew up on)

staunch, stauncher, staunchest.adjectives
firm and steadfast; true; faithful; having a strong or substantial construction or constitution
staunchly.adverb
staunchness.noun
Usage note:.staunch is more common than stanch as the spelling of the adjective and stanch is more common than staunch as the spelling of the verb; See more Usage notes

sorcery.noun,.plural.sorceries
use of supernatural power over others to their detriment through the assistance of often dark side spirits; witchcraft
sorcerous.adjective
sorcerously.adverb
sorcerer.noun,.plural.sorcerers
one who practices sorcery as a man called Elymas and a man called Simon did in the early New Testament era; a wizard

shun, shunned, shunning, shuns.transitive verbs
to keep away from; avoid; escape
shunner.noun,.plural.shunners

shunt.noun,.plural.shunts
the act or process of turning aside or moving to an alternate course; bypass (we finally reached our destination after quite a few shunts due to much highway construction)
shunt, shunted, shunting, shunts.verbs
transitive use.to turn or move aside or onto another course (shunting traffic around an accident); to evade by putting aside or ignoring(urgent problems that society can no longer shunt aside); to switch (a train or car) from one track to another
intransitive use.to move or turn aside; to become diverted by means of a shunt
shunter.noun

spell, spelled.or.spelt (welcome to English; like, didn't the word 'spelled' work well? go figure; American English uses the form 'spelled' as the past tense and past participle. British English uses either 'spelled' or 'spelt'), spelling, spells.verbs
transitive verb use.to name or write in order the letters; to spell is to constitute the letters of a word (these letters spell animal); to add up to; signify; when you spell a word, you write or speak each letter in the word in the correct order (spell your name please)
intransitive verb use.to form words by means of letters
spell out.phrasal verb
to make perfectly clear and understandable (asked him to spell out his goals); to read slowly and carefully

spell.noun,.plural.spells
a short, indefinite.period of time; a period of weather of a particular kind (a dry spell; a wet spell); a period of rest (rest a spell); a short period of distress.(a dizzy spell); a short distance (I'm going to walk a spell up the road)
spell, spelled, spelling, spells.verbs
transitive verb use.to relieve someone from work temporarily by taking a turn (spelling him off for awhile); to allow to rest awhile
intransitive verb use.to take turns working

spell.noun,.plural.spells
a word or formula.believed to have special power; a spell (Deuteronomy 18:11) is a situation in which events are supposedly controlled by powers often deemed magical and by using various.incantations; a bewitched.state of mind; a trance

spelt.noun
a hardy kind of wheat

stalk, stalked, stalking, stalks.verbs
intransitive verb use.to walk with a stiff, haughty or angry gait.(stalked off in a huff); to move threateningly or menacingly; to track prey or quarry
transitive verb use.to pursue by tracking stealthily; to go through an area in pursuit of prey or quarry
stalker.noun,.plural.stalkers

stalk.noun,.plural.stalks
a stem or main axis of a herbaceous plant; a stem or similar structure that supports a plant part such as a flower, flower cluster or leaf
stalked.adjective
having a stalk or stem; often used in combination (long-stalked flowers; short-stalked flowers)

stem.noun,.plural.stems
the main ascending.axis of a plant; a stalk or trunk; a slender stalk supporting or connecting another plant part, such as a leaf or flower; a banana stalk bearing several bunches of bananas; a connecting or supporting part; the slender upright support of a wineglass or goblet; the main line of descent of a family

stem, stemmed, stemming, stems.verbs
intransitive verb use.to have or take origin or descent (he stems from a long line of researchers); if a condition or problem stems from something, it was caused originally by that thing; if you stem something, you stop it spreading, increasing or continuing (much economic instability is caused following greed and control policies benefiting the few having designed them) stems from the effects of the
transitive verb use.to remove the stem of; to provide with a stem; to make headway against (managed to stem the tide of traffic and arrive earlier than was expected)
from stem to stern.idiom
from one end to another
Nautical: the curved upright beam at the fore of a vessel into which the hull timbers are scarfed to form the prow
Linguistics:.the main part of a word to which affixes are added
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