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saboteur
one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
sacrilegious
desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
sacrosanct
invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
sagacious
wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
salacious
lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
sallow
(of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
salubrious
healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
salutary
tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
salvage
rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
sanctimonious
displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
sanguinary
bloody; with much bloodshed
sanguine
optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
sap
diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
sardonic
scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
sartorial
pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor