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55 Cards in this Set

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rote (N)
ruminate (V)
chew over and over (mentally, or like cows, physically)
runic (adj)
mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet
rusticate (v)
banish to the country; dwell in the country
sacrosanct (adj)
most sacred; inviolable
salacious (adj)
lascivious; lustful
salient (adj)
sallow (adj)
yellowish; sickly in color
salutary (adj)
tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome
sanguinary (adj)
sanguine (adj)
cheerful; hopeful
sardonic (adj)
disdainful; sarcastic; cynical
sartorial (adj)
pertaining to tailors
satiate (V)
satisfy fully
saturnine (adj)
scad (n)
a great quantity
schematic (adj)
relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols
scintilla (n)
shred; least bit
scintillate (v)
sparkle; flash
scourge (n)
lash; whip; severe punishment
scruple (v)
fret about; hesitate
scurrilous (adj)
obscene; indecent
scuttle (v)
seamy (adj)
sordid; unwholesome
secrete (v)
hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism
sedulous (adj)
seine (n)
net for catching fish
semblance (n)
outward appearance; guise
seminal (adj)
germinal; influencing future developments; related to seed or semen
sensual (adj)
devoted to the pleasures of the senses; carnal; voluptuous
sensuous (adj)
pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses
sententious (adj)
terse; concise; aphoristic
septic (adj)
putrid; producing putrefaction
sere (adj)
parched; dry
servile (adj)
slavish; cringing
sheaf (n)
bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
sheathe (v)
place into a case
shunt (v)
turn aside; divert; sidetrack
shyster (n)
lawyer using questionable methods
sibylline (adj)
prophetic; oracular;
simper (v)
smirk; smile affectedly
simulate (v)
sinecure (n)
well-paid position with little responsiblity
slacken (v)
slow up; loosen
slag (n)
residue from melting metal; dross; waste matter
slapdash (adj)
haphazard; careless; sloppy
sleight (n)
slipshod (adj)
untidy or slovenly; shabby
slough (v)
cast off
smelt (v)
melt or blend ores, changing their chemical composition
smolder (v)
burn without flame; be liable to break out at any moment
solecism (n)
construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically
solicitous (adj)
solvent (adj)
able to pay all debts
solvent (n)
substance that dissolves another