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36 Cards in this Set

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sequester
isolate,segregate,seclude,retire from public life
sere(adj)
parched,dry
serendipity
accidental good fortune or luck
serenity
calmness,placidity
srpentine
winding,twisting
serrated
having a sawtoothed edge
servile
slavish,cringing
servitude
slavery,compulsory labor
sever(v)
cut,separate
severity
harshness,intenisty,sternness,austerity
sextant
navigation tool used to estimate ship's latitude and longitude
shackle
chain,fetter
sham
pretend
shambles
wreck,mess
shard
fragments generally of pottery
shaving(n)
very thin peice,usually of wood
sheaf
any bundle of things tied together
sheathe(v)
place into a case
sherbet
flavoured dessert ice
shimmer(v)
glimmer intermitently
shirk(v)
avoid(responsibility,work),malinger
shoddy
sham,not genuine,inferior
shrew
scolding woman
shrewd
clever,astute
shun(v)
keep away from
shunt(v)
turn aside,sidetrack,divert
shyster
lawyer using questionable methods
sibling
brother or sister
sibylline
prophetic,oracular
sidereal
related to the stars
silt
sediment deposited by running water
simian
monkey like
simile
comparison of onething with another,using the word like or as
simper
smirk,smile affectedly
simplistic
oversimplified
simulate
feign