S i t e  S e a r c h


List of Topics__Ask Suby__Free Stuff__Questions Lists
Terms of Use__________________Privacy Policy

Interlinked Dictionary© based on 
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary (m-w.com)
and Star Dictionary
Use the BACK button on your browser to return

sober, soberer, soberest.adjectives
being sober is being alert to what is going on in your life, being thoughtful and realistic; devoid of frivolity, excess, exaggeration or speculative.imagination; straightforward (gave a sober assessment of the situation); marked by wise seriousness according to the situation; having commonsense; gravity or solemnity of conduct or character; seriousness, not silliness in thought, example,.Proverbs 11:22; marked by circumspection and self-restraint; plain or subdued (sober attire for the funeral); habitually abstemious in the use of alcoholic liquors or drugs; temperate
sober, sobered, sobering, sobers.transitive.and.intransitive verbs
to make or become sober
soberness.noun.(normally used without being pluralized)

serious.intent and realism about life; gravity in bearing, manner or treatment (she treated others with respect and esteem:.Philippians 2:3); moderation in or abstinence from consumption of alcoholic liquor or use of drugs

occurring at irregular.intervals; having no pattern or order in time; periodic; appearing singly or at widely scattered.localities, as a plant or disease; isolated; unique (a sporadic example)

one who often has sanpaku eyes, that is, when they look straight ahead one can see white under and on each side of the iris; one who is affected with a personality.disorder.marked by aggressive, antisocial.behavior (misanthropic sociopaths and psychopaths are those out to depopulate the world by any and all means including using such things as war and poisoning of humanity, all lied into society by telling them it's good in some way 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; a sociopath is the same as a psychopath, as their behavior towards humanity is similar, dangerous and strange, but often hidden beneath a superficially acceptable behavior, typical of those with mankind genes
sociopaths are interested only in their personal needs and desires, without concern for the effects of their behavior on others 

of or involving both social and economic.factors

a state of living in which the mind and senses are dulled to the point of not perceiving reality, example being, rejecting the so-called conspiracy theories as being without fact and trusting the lying media as being correct

stupefy, stupefied, stupefying, stupefies.transitive verbs
to dull the senses or faculties of; daze; if something stupefies you, it shocks or surprises you so much that you cannot think properly for a while; to amaze; astonish
one who is stupefied; great astonishment or consternation

concerned with events existing in a limited time period and ignoring historical antecedents
synchronistic.occurrence, arrangement or treatment
synchronize.intransitive verb
to occur at the same time or rate

occurring or existing at the same time; contemporary; moving or operating at the same rate; having identical.periods; having identical period and phase

synchronization; harmony; accord
in sync.idiom
(in sync or in tune with today's fashions)
out of sync.idiom
(being an angry person he was out of sync or out of tune with what the word love means)
sync, synced, syncing, syncs.intransitive and transitive verbs-
to synchronize

synchronize, synchronized, synchronizing, synchronizes.verbs
intransitive verb use.to occur at the same time; be simultaneous; to operate in unison
transitive verb use.to cause to occur or operate with exact coincidence in time or rate (we synchronized our watches); to cause to occur or operate at the same time as something else (they synchronized their trip with the annual tulip festival); to arrange (historical events) in a synchronism so as to indicate parallel occurrence; to cause (soundtrack and action) to match exactly in a film

coincidencein time; simultaneousness; a chronological (arranged in order of time of occurrence) listing of historical personages or events so as to indicate parallel existence or occurrence

the state or fact of being synchronous or simultaneous; synchronism; coincidence of events that seem to be meaningfully related, conceived in the theory of Carl Jung as an explanatory principle on the same order as causality

superintend, superintended, superintending, superintends.transitive verbs
to oversee and direct; supervise
a person who has the authority to supervise or direct; a janitor or custodian in a building

supervise, supervised, supervising, supervises.transitive verbs
to have the charge and direction of; superintend
the act, process or function of supervising; care
one who supervises; one who is in charge of a particular department or unit, as in a school system

irritable and curt.(a snappish tone of voice); likely to snap or bite (a snappish mongrel)
snap, snapped, snapping, snaps.verbs
intransitive verb use.to make or break suddenly wity a brisk, sharp.cracking sound (ice snapping as it breaks apart); to give way abruptly under pressure or tension (too many people crowding onto the platform caused its supports to snap); to snatch or grasp suddenly and with eagerness (snap at a chance to go to the countryside in the sunny summer); to speak abruptly or sharply (snapped at the child to not irritate the dog); to move.swiftly and smartly (snap to attention); jerk; to open, close or fit together with a click (the lock snapped shut; besides the zipper, there are snaps on the jacket); if you snap something into a particular position or if it snaps into that position, it moves quickly into that position, with a sharp sound (he snapped the notebook shut; the bag snapped open); if you snap your fingers, you make a sharp sound by moving your middle finger quickly across your thumb, for example in order to accompany music); if someone snaps at you, they speak to you in a sharp, unfriendly way; if an animal such as a dog snaps at you, it opens and shuts its jaws quickly near you, as if it were going to bite you; if you snap someone or something, you take a photograph of them
intransitive verb use.to snatch at with or as if with the teeth; bite; to pull apart or break with a snapping sound; to utter abruptly or sharply; to cause to emit a snapping sound (snap a whip); to close or latch with a snapping sound (snapped the purse shut); to take a photograph; to photograph (snapped the kids at the school picnic)
a sudden, sharp cracking sound or the action producing such a sound (every minute or so I could hear a snap, a crack and a crash as another tree went down); a snap is also a photograph (here's a snap my mother took last year of me on a bike); a sudden breaking; a clasp, catch or other fastening.device that operates with a snapping sound; a sudden attempt to bite, snatch or grasp; the sound produced by rapid movement of a finger from the thumb; the act of producing this sound; a thin, crisp, usually circular cookie (a ginger snap); capacity to make a snapping sound; elasticity (this old waistband has lost its snap); a brief.spell of brisk, cold weather; something accomplished without hardly any.effort (she's so smart, she passed her tests in a snap); a snapshot; the taking of a snapshot; a snap bean (snap peas are easy to open)
made or done suddenly, with little or no preparation; a snap decision or action is one that is taken suddenly, often without careful thought (I think this is too important for a snap decision); fastening with a snap (snap pockets were on that dress); simple; easy (a snap assignment)
with a snap

snap back.phrasal verb
to recover.quickly
snap up.phrasal verb
to acquire quickly (snapped up the beans that were on sale at a good price)
snap out of it.idiom
to move quickly back to one's normal condition (having.exhaustion, she was able to snap out of it after a day off)
cold snap.noun,.plural.cold snaps
a cold snap is a short period of cold and icy weather

great light or luster; brilliance; magnificent appearance or display; grandeur; something grand or magnificent; great fame; glory

of a size or splendor suggesting great expense; lavish

glistening brightness; luster.(the sheen of old satin in candlelight); splendid.attire; a glossy surface given to textiles

stammer, stammered, stammering, stammers.verbs
intransitive and transitive verb use.to speak with involuntary pauses or repetitions; stutter
away of speaking characterized by involuntary.pauses or repetitions

capable of perceiving with a sense or senses; responsive to external conditions or stimulation; susceptible to the attitudes, feelings or circumstances of others; if you are sensitive about something, you are easily worried and concerned when people talk about it (young people are very sensitive about their appearance)

the quality or condition of being sensitive; the capacity of an organ or organism to respond to stimulation
Electronics:.the degree of response of a receiver or an instrument to an incoming signal or to a change in the incoming signal; the signal strength required by an FM tuner to reduce noise and distortion; the degree of response of a plate or film to light, especially to light of a specified wavelength

sensitize, sensitized, sensitizing, sensitizes.verbs
transitive verb use.to make sensitive; to make a film or plate sensitive to light, especially to light of a specific wavelength to make hypersensitive or reactive to an antigen, such as pollen, especially by a second or repeated exposure and often occurring in those having been vaccinated
intransitive verb use.to become sensitive or hypersensitive sensitization, sensitizer.nouns

stumble, stumbled, stumbling, stumbles.verbs
intransitive verb use.to miss one's step in walking or running; trip and almost fall; to proceed unsteadily or falteringly; flounder (she has proceeded though stumbling through life); blunder; to act or speak falteringly or clumsily; to make a mistake; blunder
an obstacle or impediment
also if word split, spelt with a hyphen as below (welcome to crazy English)
stumble-stone, stumble-stones
an obstacle or impediment (many financial stumblingblocks await the unwary in life, unless you're part of, as George Carlin calls it, 'the big club', meaning the cabal)
also stumbling-block.noun,.plural.stumbling-blocks
stumbling-stone, stumbling-stones
also if word split, spelt with a space as below
stumble stone, etc.

slaver, slavered, slavering, slavers.intransitive verbs
to slobber; drool; to behave in an obsequious manner; fawn
saliva drooling from the mouth; senseless and effusive talk

the state of one bound in servitude as the property of a slaveholder such as a bondman or bondwoman, owned by a lord; the practice of owning slaves; the condition of being subject to a specified.influence (unnecessary.taxation produces slavery; wage slavery)

word slave comes from the widespread enslavement of captured Slavs or Slavics (Bulgarian, Belorussian, Czech, Macedonian, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Slovak, Slovene, Ukrainian and Wendish) in the early Middle Ages; a slave is defined by law and custom as the most absolute involuntary form of human servitude; one bound in servitude as the property of those governing, whether they may be individuals banded together in groups called governments, another individual or an household; a vassal; although slavery is outlawed, it continues by those creating restrictively oppressive policies which are promoted in so called free countries in order to confuse and maintain unfair advantage, effectively keeping populaces in slavery status, so a populace can be left with barely enough to eat to live, to work again to eat to live and over decades, little changes from sparse existence for the majority and even in unsubmissive resistance to the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights where it was adopted to provide for the suppression and prohibition and complete abolition of slavery in all forms, including financial and health slavery, but it was all just words, as most of those behind this laudatory.verbiage never meant it and even perpetuated the opposite, as recent history has borne out; peonage
slave, slaved, slaving, slaves.intransitive verbs
to work very hard or doggedly; to toil for sustenance

kept hidden from knowledge or view; concealed; dependably discreet; operating in a hidden or confidential manner (a secret building); in the Bible when it talks of secrets, it's in a context of something unknown that God wants revealed:.Deuteronomy 29:29.
something kept hidden from others or known only to oneself or to a few; something that remains beyond understanding or explanation; a mystery; a method or formula on which success is based (the secret of this dish is in the sauce)

the quality or condition of being secret or hidden; concealment
having or marked by an inclination to secrecy; not open, forthright or frank; silent

a person employed to handle.correspondence, keep records, maintain files, so they are kept up to date, does clerical work, such as typing letters, writing notes known as minutes of meetings, answers phone calls and arranges meetings, whose place of work is often in some organization; an official who presides.over an administrative.department of state (for example, the secretary of agriculture); a desk with a small bookcase on top is also called a secretary