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salutary
tending to promote good health
sanctimony
the quality of being hypocritically devout
sanguine
inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life

confidently optimistic and cheerful
sate
fill to satisfaction
saturnine
showing a brooding ill humor

bitter or scornful
savant
someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
scabbard
a sheath for a sword or dagger
scurvy
of the most contempitble kind
sedulous
marked by care and persistant effort
seminal
containing seeds of later development
sententious
concise and full of meaning
servile
submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior
shunt
implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber
sinuous
curved or curving in and out
slake
cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water
solvent
a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem

a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
sophistry
a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
splentic
very irritable

of or relating to the spleen
spurious
intended to deceive

born out of wedlock
stanch
stop the flow of a liquid
stentorian
used of the voice
stolid
having or revealing little emotion or sensibility
stygian
dark and dismal
stymie
a thwarting and distressing situation
sublime
vaporize and then condense right back again
suborn
induce to commit perjury or give false testimony

incite to commit a crime or an evil deed
subsume
consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle
succor
assistance in time of difficulty
summarily
without delay
sundry
miscellaneous unspecified objects
supercilious
expressive of contempt
superimpose
place on top of
supersede
take the place or move into the posistion of
supine
offering no resistance
suppliant
one praying humbly for something
supplicate
ask humbly (for something)
surfeit
eating until excessively full
susceptibility
the state of being easily affected
sycophant
a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
tactiturn
habitually reserved and uncommunicative
tamp
press down tightly
tangential
of superficial relevance
tautology
useless repetition
temerity
fearless daring
temperence
abstaining from excess
tenuous
having little substance or significance
terse
breif and to the point, effectively cut short
timorous
timid by nature
torpid
slow and apathetic
tortuous
not straightforward
tout
one who sells advice about gambling or speculation

a ticket scalper
tractable
readily reacting to suggestions and influences
transgress
pass beyond (limits or boundries)
transitory
enduring a very short time
trenchant
clearly or sharply defined to the mind
trepidation
a feeling of alarm or dread
trite
repeated too often
truclence
obstreperous and defiant aggressiveness
turbid
clouded with sediments, especially of liquid
turgid
abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
turpitude
a corrupt or depraved act or practice
tyro
someone new to a field or activity