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sinecure
well paid position with little responsibility
sinewy
tough,strong,firm
singular
unique,extraordinary,odd
sinister
evil
sinuous
winding,bending in and out,not morally honest
skeptic
doubter
skiff
light sailboat or rowboat
skimp
provide scantely,live v economically
skinflint
stingy person,miser
skirmish
minor fight
skittish
lively,frisky
skulduggery
dishonest behaviour
skulk
move furtively and secretly
slacken
slow up,loosen
slag
residue from melting metal,dross,waste matter
slake
quench,sate
slander
defamation
slapdash
haphazard,careless,sloppy
sleazy
flimzy,unsubstantial
sleeper
something origionally of little value of importance that suddenly becomes of great value
sleight
dexterity
slew
large quantity or number
slight
insult to one's dignity,snub
slipshod
untidy,slovenly,shabby
slither
slip,slide
sloth
slow moving tree,dwelling mammal
slothful
lazy
slough
cast off
slovenly
untidy,careless in work habits
sluggard
lazy person
sluggish
slow,lazy,lethargic
sluice
artificial channel for directing or controlling the flow of water
slur(n)
slander,insult to one's reputition
slur(v)
speak indistinctly,mumble
smattering
slight knowledge
smelt
melt or blend ores,changing their chemical composition
smirk(n)
conceited smile
smolder
burn without flame,be liable to to break out at any moment
snicker
half stifled laugh
snivel
run at the nose,snuffle,whine
sobriety
moderation(especially regarding indulgence in alcohol)seriousness
sodden
soaked,dull(as if from drink)
sojourn
temporary stay
solace
comfort in trouble
solder(v)
repair or make whole by using a metal alloy
solecism
construction that is flagrantly incorrect gramatically
solemnity
seriousness,gravity
solicit(v)
request earnestly,seek
solicitous
worried,concerned
soliloquy
talking to oneself
solitude
state of being alone,seclusion
solistice
point in which the sun is farthest from the equator
soluble
able to be dissolved,able to be worked out
solvent(adj)
able to pay all debts
solvent(n)
substance that dissolves another
somatic
pertainig to the body,physical