- SACROSANCT Dictionary lookup
: Very holy - a shrine. regarded as sacrosanct.
Synonyms: consecrated, inviolable, hallowed
- SAGACIOUS Dictionary lookup
(noun: SAGACITY): Wise; shrewd - proved to be sagacious in his judgment.
Synonyms: perspicacious, astute, sapient, discerning, sage
- SALLOW Dictionary lookup
: Sick - a sallow complexion.
Antonyms: rubicund, ruddy, florid
- SALLY Dictionary lookup
: (verb): To rush forth suddenly - sallied out to meet the enemy.
(noun): A Witty remark - amused the audience with his sallies against his opponent.
Synonyms: quip, banter
- SANCTIMONIOUS Dictionary lookup
: Pretending to be religious - showed his hypocrisy in a sanctimonious display of piety.
463. SANGUINARY: Bloody - a sanguinary battle.
- SANGUINE Dictionary lookup
: Of a hopeful disposition; blood-red in color - a perennial optimist, sanguine in temperament.
Synonyms: buoyant, ardent
- SARTORIAL Dictionary lookup
: Pertaining to a tailor or clothes - a picture of sartorial perfection.
(1) An attentive or flattering follower - a prince surrounded by many satellites.
Synonyms: lackey, toady, disciple, adherent; adj., fawning, obsequious, partisan
- SCINTILLA Dictionary lookup
: A trace; a particle - not a scintilla of convincing evidence.
Synonyms: iota; vestige
- SCOURGE Dictionary lookup
(verb): To punish severely; to afflict; to whip - a disease that scourged the country.
Synonyms: excoriate, flay
- SCRUTINIZE Dictionary lookup
: To examine carefully -scrutinized the contents of the letter.
470. SHIBBOLETH: A party slogan - a shibboleth designed to attract votes.
471. SIMPER (verb): To smile in a silly or affected way simpered as he greeted each guest.
(noun): An affected or silly smile - stood nervously, a simper on his face.
- SINECURE Dictionary lookup
: Employment entailing little or no responsibility or labor - His job was a sinecure.
473. SINISTER: Threatening or showing evil; dishonest - the sinisterlook of a gangster.
474. SLEAZY: Flimsy and cheap - sleazy cloth which is used only in cheap garments.
- SOPORIFIC Dictionary lookup
: Tending to induce sleep - a poorly written novel, soporific in effect.
477. SORDID: Mean and base; filthy - Sordid motives breed selfish actions.
Synonyms: degraded, vile, ignoble
- SOVEREIGN Dictionary lookup
: Supreme m power and authority; independent of the control of any other government - possessing sovereign powers; a sovereign state.
Synonyms: autonomous, imperial, majestic, paramount
- SPORADIC Dictionary lookup
: Occurring singly, at irregular intervals; scattered - sporadic cases of illness.
480. SPURN: To refuse or reject with contempt - an offer that was spurned instantly.
Synonyms: repel, snub
- STOIC Dictionary lookup
: Indifferent, calm in bearing pain or pleasure; practising remarkable self-control over emotions - maintained a stoic attitude despite all his trials.
Synonyms: stolid, impassive
- STRINGENT Dictionary lookup
: Strict; compelling, constraining stringent regulations; stringent requirements.
Synonyms: exacting, rigid
- STUPENDOUS Dictionary lookup
: Amazing by, virtue of its immense size, force, or any quality in exceptional degree - The circus is a stupendous spectacle.
Synonyms: astounding, prodigious, monstrous, marvelous, colossal, awful
- SUCCULENT Dictionary lookup
: juicy - a succulent steak.
Antonyms; desiccated, vapid
- SULTRY Dictionary lookup
: Close, hot, and moist - sultry tropical weather.
(1) Lying flat on the back - resting in a supine position.