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superannuated
retired on pension because of age
supercilious
contemptuous; haughty
superficial
trivial; shallow
superfluity
excess; overabundance
supersede
cause to be set aside; replace
supine
lying on back
suppliant
entreating; beseeching
supplicate
petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
supposititious
assumed; counterfeit; hypothethical
surcease
cessation
surfeit
cloy; overfeed
surly
rude; cross
surmise
guess
surreptitious
secret
surveillance
watching; guarding
sustenance
means of support, food, nourishment
swathe
wrap around; bandage
swelter
oppressed by heat
sycophantic
servilely flattering
sylvan
pertaining to the woods; rustic
synchronous
similarly times; simultaneous with
synthesis
combining parts into a whole
synthethic
artificial; resulting from systhesis
tacit
understood; not put into words
taciturn
habitually silent; talking little
tactile
pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
tainted
contaminated; corrupt
talisman
charm
tantalize
tease; torture with disappointment
tantrum
fit of petulance; caprice
tautological
needlessly repetitious
tawdry
cheap and gaudy
tedium
boredom; weariness
temerity
boldness; rashness
tempo
speed of music
temporal
not lasting forever; limited by time; secular
temporize
avoid committing oneself; gain time
tenacious
holding fast
tenet
doctrine; dogma
tentative
provisional; experimental
tenous
thin; rare; slim
tenure
holding of an office; time during which such an office is held
tepid
lukewarm
terminus
last stop of railroad
terrestrial
on the earth
terse
concise; abrupt; pithy
tertiary
third
testy
irritable; short-tempered
tether
tie wit a rope
theocracy
government of a community by religious leaders
therapeutic
curative
thermal
pertaining to heat
thrall
slave; bondage
threnody
song of lamentation; dirge
throes
violent anguish
throttle
strangle
thwart
baffle; frustrate
timidity
lack of self-confidence or courage
tipple
drink (alchoholic beverages) frequently
tirade
extended scolding; denunciation