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sere
adj. parched; dry
sextant
n. navigation tool used to determine ship's latitude and longitude
sheaf
n. bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
shyster
n. lawyer using questionable methods
sibylline
adj. prophetic; oracular
sidereal
adj. relating to the stars
simian
adj. monkeylike
simper
v. smirk; smile affectedly
sinecure
n. well-paid position w/ little responsibility
skiff
n. small, light sailboat or rowboat
skinflint
n. stingy person; miser
skulduggery
n. dishonest honest
slake
v. quench; sate
slapdash
adj. haphazard; careless; sloppy
sleeper
n. something originally of little value or importance that becomes very valuable
sleight
n. dexterity
slew
n. large quantity or number
sluice
n. artificial channel for directing or controlling flow of water
sodden
adj. soaked; dull as if from drink
solecism
n. construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically
solicitous
adj. worried; concerned
solstice
n. point at which the sun is farthest from equator
solvent
adj. able to pay all debts
somatic
adj. pertaining to the body; physical