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  1. Sagacious

    • Perceptive

    • shrewd

    • having insight

  2. Sage

    Person celebrated for wisdom

  3. Sallow

    • Yellowish

    • sickly in color

  4. Salubrious

    Healthful

  5. Salvage

    Rescue from loss

  6. Sanctimonious

    Displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness

  7. Sanction

    • Approve

    • ratify

  8. Sanguine

    • Cheerful

    • hopeful

  9. Satiate

    Satisfy fully

  10. Saturate

    Soak thoroughly

  11. Savor

    • Enjoy

    • having a distinctive flavor

    • smell or quality

  12. Scanty

    • Meager

    • insufficient

  13. Scurrilous

    • Obscene

    • indecent

  14. Secrete

    • Hide away or cache

    • produce and release a substance into an organism

  15. Secular

    • Worldly

    • not pertaining to church matters

  16. Sedentary

    Requiring sitting

  17. Sedulous

    Diligent

  18. Senility

    • Old age

    • to become weak minded due to old age

  19. Sententious

    • Terse

    • concise

    • aphoristic

  20. Sequester

    • Isolate

    • segregate

    • seclude

  21. Serrated

    Having a saw-toothed edge

  22. Servile

    • Slavish

    • cringing

  23. Shard

    Fragment

  24. Shoddy

    • Sham

    • not genuine

    • inferior

  25. Singular

    • Unique

    • extraordinary

    • odd

  26. Skeptic

    Doubter

  27. Skittish

    • Lively

    • frisky

  28. Sleazy

    • Flimsy

    • unsubstantial

  29. Sloth

    Slow-moving tree mammal

  30. Slough

    Cast off

  31. Slovenly

    • Untidy

    • careless in work habits

  32. Sobriety

    • Moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol)

    • seriousness

  33. Solecism

    Construction that is incorrect grammatically

  34. Solicitous

    • Worried

    • concerned

  35. Solstice

    Point at which the sun is farthest from the equator

  36. Solvent

    Able to pay all debts. Substance that dissolves another

  37. Sonorous

    Resonant

  38. Sophomoric

    • Immature

    • half-baked

  39. Soporific

    Sleep-causing. Marked by sleepiness

  40. Spasmodic

    • Fitful

    • periodic

  41. Specious

    • Seemingly reasonable but incorrect

    • misleading (often intentionally)

  42. Sporadic

    Occurring irregularly

  43. Sportive

    Playful

  44. Spurious

    • False

    • counterfeit

    • forged

    • illogical

  45. Squander

    Waste

  46. Staccato

    • Played in an abrupt manner

    • marked by abrupt

    • sharp sound

  47. Stereotyped

    • Standardized mental picture

    • often reflecting prejudice

  48. Stigma

    • Token of disgrace

    • brand

  49. Stilted

    • Bombastic

    • stiffly pompous

  50. Stint

    • Supply

    • allotted amount

    • assigned portion of work

  51. Stipulate

    • Make express conditions

    • specify

  52. Stolid

    • Dull

    • impassive

  53. Striated

    • Marked with parallel bands

    • grooved

  54. Stringent

    • Binding

    • rigid

  55. Strut

    Pompous walk. Supporting bar

  56. Suavity

    Polish

  57. Sublime

    • Refine

    • purify. Exalted

    • noble and uplifting

  58. Subliminal

    Below the threshold

  59. Subpoena

    Writ summoning a witness to appear

  60. Subside

    • Settle down

    • descend

    • grow quiet

  61. Substantiate

    • Establish evidence

    • verify

    • support

  62. Superannuated

    Retired or disqualified because of age

  63. Supercilious

    • Arrogant

    • condescending

    • patronizing

  64. Superficial

    • Trivial

    • shallow

  65. Supernumerary

    • Excess

    • extra

  66. Supersede

    • Replace

    • make obsolete

  67. Suppliant

    • Entreating

    • beseeching

  68. Supposition

    • Hypothesis

    • surmise

  69. Surfeit

    • Satiate

    • stuff

    • indulge to excess in anything

  70. Surreptitious

    • Secret

    • sneaky

    • hidden

  71. Suture

    • Stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision

    • material used in sewing

  72. Swathed

    • Wrap around

    • bandage

  73. Sycophantic

    • Servile flatterer

    • boot-licker

  74. Salacious

    Obscene�

  75. Salutary

    Remedial wholesome causing improvement�

  76. Saturnine

    Gloomy dark sullen morose�

  77. Savant

    Person of great learning�

  78. Scabbard

    Sheath for the blade�

  79. Scurvy

    Mean contemptible�

  80. Seminal

    Like a seed constituting a source originative�

  81. Sere

    Make hard and without feeling�

  82. Sermon

    Reproving a person for his faults�

  83. Severance

    Severing�

  84. Sheath

    Cover for the blade of a weapon or a tool�

  85. Shunt

    Send from one track to another lay aside evade discussion�

  86. Simper

    (give a) silly/self-conscious smile�

  87. Sinuous

    Winding undulating serpentine�

  88. Skiff

    Small boat�

  89. Skit

    Short piece of humorous writing�

  90. Slack

    Sluggish dull not tight�

  91. Slake

    To assuage to satisfy allay�

  92. Sluggard

    Lazy slow-moving person�

  93. Slur

    Join sounds/words (indistinct)�

  94. Snare

    Trap�

  95. Snub

    Treat with contempt�

  96. Sodden

    Soaked saturated�

  97. Soggy

    Heavy with water�

  98. Somatic

    Of the body�

  99. Sophistry

    Fallacious reasoning faulty logic�

  100. Sordid

    Wretched comfortless contemptible�

  101. Splenetic

    Bad-tempered irritable�

  102. Splice

    Join (two ends)�

  103. Spurn

    Have nothing to do reject or refuse�

  104. Squalid

    Foul filthy�

  105. Stanch

    To stop the flow of a fluid�

  106. Stentorian

    Extremely loud and powerful�

  107. Stickler

    Person who insists on importance of something

  108. Stint

    • Be thrifty

    • set limits

  109. Stipple

    Paint with dots�

  110. Stygian

    Hence dark gloomy�

  111. Stymie

    To hinder obstruct or block�

  112. Suborn

    Induce by bribery or something to commit perjury�

  113. Subsume

    Include under a rule�

  114. Succor

    Assistance relief in time of distress�

  115. Sullied

    To be stained or discredited�

  116. Summarily

    Briefly without delay�

  117. Sumptuous

    Magnificent�

  118. Sundry

    Various miscellaneous separate�

  119. Superfluous

    More then is needed or wanted�

  120. Supine

    Lying on the back slow to act passive�

  121. Supplicate

    Make a humble petition to�

  122. Surcharge

    Additional load/charge�

  123. Susceptibility

    Sensitiveness�

  124. Swerve

    Change direction suddenly�

  125. Synopsis

    Summary or outline�

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