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scourge
punishment: lash, whip
scrupulous
having moral integrity; honest
scurrilous
obscene, indecent
secular
worldly, not pertaining to the church
sedate
composed, grave, serious
sedentary
characterized by or requiring much sitting
sedulous
diligent, painstaking
sententious
full of meaning; pompous
severance
division; breaking off(as a friendship)
shibboleth
slogan; catchy phrase
sloth
laziness, indolence
slovenly
untidy
somnolent
sleepy, drowsy
sonorous
loud, deep, or rich in sound: resonant
specious
seemingly reasonable but incorrect
spectral
ghostly
splenetic
marked by bad temper or spite
sporadic
occuring now and then; occasional
spurious
not genuine: false
squalid
filthy or neglected
stentorian
extremely loud and powerful
Stoic
not affected by passion or feeling
stolid
dull; impassive
sublimate
to refine; to purify
strident
harsh sounding: grating, shrill
stringent
binding; rigid
subsistence
existence; means of support
stupor
a state of extreme apathy
suavity
urbanity; polish
subterfuge
pretense; evasion
succinct
brief, concise
succor
aid, help or relief
suffuse
to spread over
sully
soil, smirch, to defile
sultry
sweltering
supercilious
haughtily contemptuous
supine
lying on the back
supplicate
to ask earnestly and humbly: beseech
surfeit
to overfeed or overdrink; an excessive amount
surly
rude
surreptitious
secret
sycophantic
servile flatterer
sylvan
rustic; pertaining to the woods
tacit
expressed without words or speech; implied
taciturn
silent; quiet person
tactile
pertaining to the sense of touch
talisman
a charm
tantalize
to tease
tautological
needlessly repetitious
temerity
rashness; boldness