|1||strident||(adjective satellite) unpleasantly loud and harsh|
(adjective satellite) conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry; "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands"; "a vociferous mob"
|2||stupor||(noun) marginal consciousness; "his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion and by the blows"; "someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor"|
(noun) the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally; "his mother's deathleft him in a daze"; "he was numb with shock"
|3||stymie||(noun) a thwarting and distressing situation|
(noun) a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole
(verb) hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
|4||suave||(adjective satellite) smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the hostess averted a confrontation between two guests with a diplomatic change of subject"; "the manager pacified the custom|
(adjective satellite) having a sophisticated charm; "a debonair gentleman"
|5||subjugate||(verb) put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"|
(verb) make subservient; force to submit or subdue
|6||subliminal||(adjective satellite) below the threshold of conscious perception|
|7||subsidiary||(noun) a company that is completely controlled by another company|
(noun) an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
(adjective satellite) functioning in a subsidiary or supporting capacity; "the main library and its auxiliary branches"
(adjective satellite) relating to something that is added but is not essential; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxilliary to each other"
|8||substantive||(noun) a noun or a pronoun that is used in place of a noun|
(adjective) applying to essential legal principles and rules of right; "substantive law"
(adjective satellite) being the essence or essential element of a thing; "substantial equivalents"; "substantive information"
(adjective satellite) having substance and prompting thought; "a meaty discussion"
|9||subsume||(verb) consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle|
(verb) contain or include; "This new system subsumes the old one"
|10||subtlety||(noun) the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze; "you had to admire the subtlety of the distinctions he drew"|
(noun) a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude; "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning"
|11||succinct||(adjective satellite) briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"|
|12||succor||(noun) assistance in time of difficulty; "the contributions provided some relief for the victims"|
(verb) help in a difficult situation
|13||succumb||(verb) consent reluctantly|
(verb) be fatally overwhelmed
|14||suffuse||(verb) cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across; "The sky was suffused with a warm pink color"|
(verb) to become overspread as with a fluid, a colour, a gleam of light; "His whole frame suffused with a cold dew"
|15||sumptuous||(adjective satellite) rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"|
|16||sunder||(verb) break apart or in two, using violence|
|17||sundry||(noun) miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff"|
|18||superficial||(adjective satellite) involving a surface only; "her beauty is only skin-deep"; "superficial bruising"; "a surface wound"|
(adjective) being or affecting or concerned with a surface; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't giv
(adjective satellite) of little substance or significance; "a few superficial editorial changes"; "only trivial objections"
(adjective) relating to a surface; "superficial measurements"; "the superficial area of the wall"
|19||superfluous||(adjective satellite) more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare|
(adjective satellite) serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being; "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words"
|20||superlative||(noun) the superlative form of an adjective; "`best' is the superlative form of `good'"|
(noun) an exaggerated expression (usually of praise); "the critics lavished superlatives on it"
(noun) the highest level or degree attainable; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of
(adjective satellite) highest in quality
|21||supplant||(verb) take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"|
|22||suppliant||(noun) one praying humbly for something; "a suppliant for her favors"|
(adjective satellite) humbly entreating; "a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness"
|23||suppress||(verb) to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"|
(verb) put out of one's consciousness
(verb) keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
(verb) control and refrain from showing; of emotions
(verb) come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
|24||surfeit||(noun) eating until excessively full|
(noun) the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
(noun) the state of being more than full
(verb) indulge (one's appetite) to satiety
(verb) supply or feed to surfeit
|25||surmise||(noun) a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence|
(verb) infer from incomplete evidence
(verb) imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it"
|26||surpass||(verb) be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"|
(verb) pass by; "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"; "He passed his professor in the hall"; "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"
(verb) go beyond; "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"
(verb) distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math"
|27||surreptitious||(adjective satellite) conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilizati|
(adjective satellite) marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a lurking prowler"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"; "someone skulking in the shadows"
|28||susceptible||(adjective) (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of; "susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof"|
(adjective satellite) easily impressed emotionally
|29||swathe||(noun) an enveloping bandage|
(verb) wrap in swaddling clothes; "swadddle the infant"
|30||sycophant||(noun) a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage|
|31||syllogism||(noun) deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises|
|32||symmetry||(noun) (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions|
(noun) (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
(noun) balance among the parts of something
|33||synthetic||(noun) a compound made artificially by chemical reactions|
(adjective) of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts; "`all men are arrogant' is a synthetic proposition"
(adjective) systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
(adjective) involving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis; "limnology is essentially a synthetic science composed of elements...that extend well beyond the limits of biology"- P.S.Welch
(adjective satellite) not genuine or natural; "counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic"- George Will
(adjective satellite) artificial as if portrayed in a film; "a novel with flat celluloid characters"
(adjective satellite) not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially; "man-made fibers"; "synthetic leather"
|34||table||(noun) a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"|
(noun) a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it; "I reserved a table at my favorite restaurant"
(noun) food or meals in general; "she sets a fine table"; "room and board"
(noun) a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"
(noun) a company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game; "he entertained the whole table with his witty remarks"
(noun) flat tableland with steep edges; "the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water"
(verb) hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
|35||tacit||(adjective satellite) indicated by necessary connotation though not expressed directly; "gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement"|
|36||taciturn||(adjective) habitually reserved and uncommunicative|
|37||tantalize||(verb) harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"|
|38||tarry||(verb) leave slowly and hesitantly|
(verb) be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
(adjective satellite) having the characteristics of pitch or tar
|39||taut||(adjective satellite) pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"|
(adjective satellite) subjected to great tension; stretched tight; "the skin of his face looked drawn and tight"; "her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"
|40||tawdry||(adjective satellite) cheap and shoddy; "cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist|
(adjective satellite) tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
|41||tedious||(adjective satellite) using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"|
(adjective satellite) so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention";
|42||teem||(verb) move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"|
(verb) be teeming, be abuzz; "The garden was swarming with bees"; "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen"; "her mind pullulated with worries"
|43||temerity||(noun) fearless daring|
|44||temper||(noun) a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger; "his temper was well known to all his employees"|
(noun) the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking
(noun) a sudden outburst of anger; "his temper sparked like damp firewood"
(noun) a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; "whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"; "he was in a bad humor"
(verb) restrain or temper
(verb) make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism"
(verb) adjust the pitch (of pianos)
(verb) harden by reheating and cooling in oil; "temper steel"
(verb) toughen (steel or glass) by a process of gradually heating and cooling; "temper glass"
|45||temperament||(noun) an adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys|
(noun) your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"
(noun) excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly)
|46||tenacious||(adjective satellite) sticking together; "two coherent sheets"; "tenacious burrs"|
(adjective satellite) (of memory) having greater than average range; "a long memory especially for insults"; "a tenacious memory"
(adjective satellite) stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"
|47||tenet||(noun) a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof|
|48||tensile||(adjective satellite) capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out; "ductile copper"; "malleable metals such as gold"; "they soaked the leather to made it pliable"; "pliant molten glass"; "made of highly tensile steel alloy"|
(adjective) of or relating to tension; "tensile stress"; "tensile pull"
|49||tentative||(adjective satellite) under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon; "probationary employees"; "a provisional government"; "just a tentative schedule"|
(adjective satellite) unsettled in mind or opinion; "drew a few tentative conclusions"
|50||tenuous||(adjective satellite) having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse"; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"|
(adjective satellite) very thin in gauge or diameter; "a tenuous thread"
(adjective satellite) having thin consistency; "a tenuous fluid"