Word List 44

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Word List 44
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  1. somber
    gloomy; depressing
  2. somnambulist
    sleepwalker
  3. somnolent
    sleepy
  4. sonorous
    resonant
  5. sophist
    employer of specious reasoning
  6. sophistry
    seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning
  7. sordid
    filthy; base; vile
  8. spangle
    small metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
  9. sparse
    thinly scattered; scanty
  10. spasmodic
    periodic
  11. spat
    minor dispute; squabble
  12. spate
    sudden flood
  13. spectral
    ghostly
  14. sphinx-like
    mysterious; enigmatic
  15. splice
    to unite
  16. spoonerism
    accidental transposition of sounds in successive words, e.g., hush my brat for brush my hat
  17. sportive
    playful
  18. spruce
    neat
  19. spry
    vigorously active; nimble
  20. spurn
    to reject with disdain; scorn
  21. squabble
    quarrel; bickering
  22. squalor
    filth; degradation
  23. squat
    stocky; short and thick
  24. staccato
    characterized by short abrupt sounds
  25. staid
    sober; sedate
  26. stalemate
    deadlock
  27. stalwart
    strong and brave; firm or steadfast
  28. stanch
    to stop the flow of
  29. stanza
    division of a poem
  30. statute
    law
  31. statutory
    pertaining to law
  32. steep
    to soak; saturate
  33. stellar
    pertaining to the stars
  34. stem
    to stop the flow
  35. stentorian
    extremely loud
  36. stickler
    perfectionist
  37. stilted
    formal; pompous; bombastic
  38. stint
    an alloted amount
  39. stipple
    to draw with dots
  40. stock
    typical; standard
  41. stockade
    wooden enclosure or pen
  42. stodgy
    dull; stuffy; prosaic
  43. stoke
    to poke, stir up, and feed a fire
  44. stratified
    divided into layers
  45. strew
    to sprinkle; scatter
  46. stricture
    adverse criticism
  47. strident
    loud
  48. slight
    affront; insult
  49. studied
    deliberate; thoughtful
  50. stultify
    to cause to become stupid
  51. stupefy
    to numb; to astound, astonish
  52. stygian
    gloomy; hellish
  53. stymie
    to stump
  54. subaltern
    subordinate
  55. sublimate
    to refine; purify

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