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satyr
half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
saunter
stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N
savant
scholar; learned person; CF. savoir: know
scabbard
case for a sword blade; sheath
scad
a great quantity; Ex. scads of clothes
scaffold
temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
schism
division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
scintilla
trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
scintillate
sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
scion
detached plant shoot used in grafting; descendant
scoff
laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
scotch
stamp out(put an end to); thwart; hinder; Ex. scotch the rumor; CF. cut;
scourge
lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
scowl
frown angrily; N: angry frown
scrappy
quarrelsome