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rote
repetition
rotundity
roundness; sonorousness of speech
rubble
fragments
rubicund
having a healthy reddish color; ruddy; florid
ruddy
reddish; healthy-looking
rudimentary
not developed; elementary
rueful
regreatful; sorrowful; dejected
ruminate
chew the cud; ponder
rummage
ransack; thoroughly search
ruse
trick; stratagem
rusticate
banish to the country; dwl in the country
ruthless
pitiless
sacerdotal
priestly
sacrilegious
desecrating; profne
sacrosanct
most sacred; inviolable
sadistic
inclined to cruelty
saffron
orange-colored; colored like the autumn crocus
saga
Sandinavian myth; any legend
sagacious
keen; shrewd; having insight
salient
prominent
saline
salty
sallow
yellowish; sickly in color
salubrious
healthful
salutary
tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome
salvage
rescue from loss
sangfroid
coolness in a trying situation
sanguinary
bloody
sanguine
cheerful; hopeful
sapid
savory; tasty; relishable
sapient
wise; shrewd
sardonic
disdainful; scarcastic; cynical
sate
satisfy to the full; cloy
satiate
surfeit; satisfy fully
satiety
conition of being crammed full; glutted state; repletion
saturate
soak
saturnine
gloomy
saunter
stroll slowly
savant
scholar
savoir faire
tact; poise; sophistication
savor
have a distinctive flavor, smell or quality
scavenger
colector and disposer of refuse; animal that devours refuse and carrion
schism
division; split
scintilla
shred; least bit
scintillate
sparkle; flash
scion
offspring
scourge
lash; whip; severe punishment
scrupulous
conscientious; extremely thorough
scullion
menial kitchen worker
scurrilious
oscene; indecent
scuttle
sink
sebaceous
oily; fatty
secession
withdrawal
secular
worldly; not pertaining to church matters; temporal
sedate
composed; grave
sedentary
requiring sitting
sedulous
diligent
seethe
disturbed; boil
seine
net for catching fish
semblance
outward appearance; guise
senility
old age; feeblemindedness of old age
sensual
devoted to the pleasures of the senses; carnal voluptuous
sententious
terse; concise; aphoristic
sepulcher
tombb
sequester
retire from public life; segregate; seclude
serendipity
gift for finding valuable things not searched for
sereniy
calmness; placidity
serrated
having a sawtoothed edge
servile
slavish; cringing
servance
division; partition; separation
shackle
chain; fetter
shambles
slaughterhouse; scene of carnage
sheaf
bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
sherbet
flavored dessert ice
shibboleth
watchword; slogan
shimmer
glimmer intermittently
shaol
shallow place
shoddy
sham; not genuine; inferior
sidereal
relating to the stars
silt
sediment deposited by running water