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scrimmage
disorderly fight between two or more people
scruple
hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
scrupulous
conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
scurrilous
abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
scurry
move hastily; hurry; move briskly
scuttle
sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
seamy
sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
sear
burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
secession
withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
sedate
composed (with no excitement); grave; V: administer a sedative to; CF. sedative
sedentary
requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
sedition
conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
sedulous
diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
seedy
run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
seemly
(of behavior) proper; appropriate