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  1. saba - noun a island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano

  2. sabal - noun American dwarf fan palms

  3. sabaoth - noun (plural) hosts or armies; used in the book of Romans in the New Testament

  4. sabbat - noun a midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery; in the Middle Ages it was supposed to be a demonic orgy

  5. sabbatarian - adj. pertaining to the Sabbath and its observance; noun one who observes Saturday as the Sabbath (as in Judaism)

  6. sabbatia - noun any of various plants of the genus Sabbatia having usually pink cymose flowers; occur from acid bogs to brackish marshes

  7. sabbatic - adj. of or relating to the Sabbath

  8. sabellian - noun an extinct Osco-Umbrian language of ancient Italy that survives only in a few inscriptions

  9. saber - noun a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle; a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back; verb kill with a saber; cut or injure with a saber

  10. sabertooth - noun any of many extinct cats of the Old and New Worlds having long swordlike upper canine teeth; from the Oligocene through the Pleistocene

  11. sabicu - noun West Indian tree yielding la hard dark born wood resembling mahogany in texture and value; the wood of the sabicu which resembles mahogany

  12. sabot - noun a shoe carved from a single block of wood; footwear usually with wooden soles
  13. saboteur - noun someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks; a member of a clandestine subversive organization who tries to help a potential invader

  14. saccadic - adj. of or related to the rapid movement of the eyes between points of fixation

  15. saccharase - noun an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose

  16. saccharide - noun an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they

  17. ontain

  18. saccharify - verb convert into a simple soluble fermentable sugar by hydrolyzing a sugar derivative or complex carbohydrate; sweeten with sugar

  19. saccharin - noun a crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar; used as a calorie-free sweetener

  20. saccharinity - noun the excessive sweetness of saccharin

  21. saccharomyces - noun single-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by budding; used to ferment carbohydrates

  22. saccharomycetaceae - noun family of fungi comprising the typical yeasts: reproduce by budding and ferment carbohydrates

  23. saccharose - noun a complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent

  24. saccharum - noun tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcane

  25. sacculate - adj. formed with or having saclike expansions

  26. sacculated - adj. formed with or having saclike expansions

  27. saccule - noun a small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)
  28. sacculus - noun a small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)

  29. sacerdotal - adj. of or relating to a belief in sacerdotalism; associated with the priesthood or priests

  30. sacerdotalism - noun a belief that priests can act as mediators between human beings and God

  31. sachet - noun a small soft bag containing perfumed powder; used to perfume items in a drawer or chest

  32. sackbut - noun a medieval musical instrument resembling a trombone

  33. sackcloth - noun a coarse cloth resembling sacking; a garment made of coarse sacking; formerly worn as an indication of remorse

  34. sacked - adj. having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence

  35. sackful - noun the quantity contained in a sack

  36. sacking - noun coarse fabric used for bags or sacks; the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

  37. saclike - adj. shaped like a pouch

  38. sacque - noun a woman's full loose hiplength jacket

  39. sacramental - adj. of or relating to or involving a sacrament

  40. sacredly - adv. by religion

  41. sacredness - noun the quality of being sacred

  42. sacrificer - noun a religious person who offers up a sacrifice

  43. sacrilegiously - adv. in a sacrilegious manner

  44. sacrilegiousness - noun profaneness by virtue of committing sacrilege

  45. sacristan - noun an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects

  46. sacristy - noun a room in a church where sacred vessels and vestments are kept or meetings are held
  47. sacrum - noun wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis; its base connects with the lowest lumbar vertebra and its tip with the coccyx

  48. saddening - adj. causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom

  49. saddleback - noun a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle); a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end

  50. saddlebow - noun handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle

  51. saddlecloth - noun stable gear consisting of a blanket placed under the saddle

  52. saddled - adj. having a saddle on or being mounted on a saddled animal; subject to an imposed burden

  53. saddler - noun a maker and repairer and seller of equipment for horses

  54. saddlery - noun workshop where a saddler works; gear for a horse

  55. sadducean - adj. of or relating to the Sadducees

  56. sadducee - noun a member of an ancient Jewish sect around the time of Jesus; opposed to the Pharisees

  57. sade - noun French soldier and writer whose descriptions of sexual perversion gave rise to the term `sadism' (1740-1814)

  58. sadhe - noun the 18th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

  59. sadhu - noun (Hinduism) an ascetic holy man

  60. sadistic - adj. deriving pleasure or sexual gratification from inflicting pain on another

  61. sadly - adv. in an unfortunate way; with sadness; in a sad manner; in an unfortunate or deplorable manner

  62. sadness - noun emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being; the state of being sad; the quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness
  63. sadomasochism - noun sadism and masochism combined in one person

  64. safar - noun the second month of the Islamic calendar

  65. safebreaker - noun a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents

  66. safehold - noun a refuge from attack

  67. safely - adv. with safety; in a safe manner

  68. safeness - noun the quality of being safe

  69. safflower - noun thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil

  70. safranin - noun any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes

  71. safranine - noun any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes

  72. sagaciously - adv. in a shrewd manner

  73. sagaciousness - noun the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating; the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations

  74. sagamore - noun a chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief)

  75. sagely - adv. in a wise manner

  76. sagina - noun small low-growing annual or perennial herbs of temperate and cool regions

  77. sagitta - noun any arrowworm of the genus Sagitta; a small constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cygnus and Aquila and crossed by the Milky Way

  78. sagittaria - noun genus of aquatic herbs of temperate and tropical regions having sagittate or hastate leaves and white scapose flowers

  79. sagittate - adj. of a leaf shape; like an arrow head without flaring base lobes

  80. sagittiform - adj. of a leaf shape; like an arrow head without flaring base lobes
  81. sahaptin - noun a Penutian language spoken by the Shahaptian; a member of a North American Indian people who lived in Oregon along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Washington and northern Idaho

  82. saharan - adj. of or relating to or located in the Sahara Desert; noun a Nilo-Saharan language spoken in parts of Chad

  83. sahib - noun formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India; used after the name

  84. saiga - noun goat-like antelope of central Eurasia having a stubby nose like a proboscis

  85. sailcloth - noun a strong fabric (such as cotton canvas) used for making sails and tents

  86. sailing - noun the departure of a vessel from a port; riding in a sailboat; the activity of flying a glider; the work of a sailor

  87. sailmaker - noun a maker of sails

  88. sailplane - noun aircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces; verb fly a plane without an engine

  89. saimiri - noun squirrel monkeys

  90. sainfoin - noun Eurasian perennial herb having pale pink flowers and curved pods; naturalized in Britain and North America grasslands on calcareous soils; important forage crop and source of honey in Britain

  91. sainted - adj. marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint

  92. saintlike - adj. marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint

  93. saintliness - noun the quality of resembling a saint

  94. saintly - adj. marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint

  95. saintpaulia - noun east African herb with nodding flowers; widely cultivated
  96. saki - noun small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail; Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot; British writer of short stories (1870-1916)

  97. sakkara - noun a town in northern Egypt; site of the oldest Egyptian pyramids

  98. saktism - noun worship of Shakti as the wife of Shiva; a Hindu sect worshiping Shakti

  99. salability - noun the quality of being salable or marketable

  100. salable - adj. capable of being sold; fit for sale

  101. salableness - noun the quality of being salable or marketable

  102. salaciously - adv. in a lascivious manner

  103. salaciousness - noun the trait of behaving in an obscene manner

  104. salacity - noun the trait of behaving in an obscene manner

  105. salal - noun small evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having edible dark purple grape-size berries

  106. salamandra - noun type genus of the Salamandridae

  107. salamandridae - noun salamanders

  108. salamandriform - adj. shaped like a salamander

  109. salat - noun the second pillar of Islam is prayer; a prescribed liturgy performed five times a day (preferably in a mosque) and oriented toward Mecca

  110. saleratus - noun a white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid

  111. saleroom - noun an area where merchandise (such as cars) can be displayed

  112. salesclerk - noun a salesperson in a store

  113. salesmanship - noun skill in selling; skill in persuading people to buy

  114. salesroom - noun an area where merchandise (such as cars) can be displayed
  115. saleswoman - noun a woman salesperson

  116. salian - noun a member of the tribe of Franks who settled in the Netherlands in the 4th century AD

  117. salicaceae - noun two genera of trees or shrubs having hairy catkins: Salix; Populus

  118. salicales - noun coextensive with the family Salicaceae

  119. salicornia - noun glassworts

  120. salicylate - noun a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs)

  121. salience - noun the state of being salient

  122. salientia - noun frogs, toads, tree toads

  123. salientian - adj. relating to frogs and toads; noun any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species

  124. saliferous - adj. containing or yielding salt

  125. salinity - noun the relative proportion of salt in a solution; the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

  126. salinometer - noun a hydrometer that determines the concentration of salt solutions by measuring their density

  127. salishan - noun a family of Mosan language spoken in northwestern United States and western Canada

  128. salivation - noun the secretion of saliva

  129. salix - noun a large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows

  130. sallet - noun a light medieval helmet with a slit for vision

  131. sallowness - noun a sickly yellowish skin color
  132. salmagundi - noun cooked meats and eggs and vegetables usually arranged in rows around the plate and dressed with a salad dressing; a collection containing a variety of sorts of things

  133. salmo - noun type genus of the Salmonidae: salmon and trout

  134. salmonellosis - noun a kind of food poisoning caused by eating foods contaminated with Salmonella typhimurium

  135. salmonid - noun soft-finned fishes of cold and temperate waters

  136. salmonidae - noun salmon and trout

  137. salmwood - noun large tropical American tree of the genus Cordia grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood

  138. salol - noun a white powder with a pleasant taste and odor; used to absorb light in sun tan lotions or as a preservative or an antiseptic or a coating for pills in which the medicine is intended for enteric release

  139. salome - noun woman whose dancing beguiled Herod into giving her the head of John the Baptist

  140. salomon - noun American financier and American Revolutionary War patriot who helped fund the army during the American Revolution (1740?-1785)

  141. salp - noun minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end

  142. salpa - noun minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end

  143. salpidae - noun a small family of tunicates in the class Thaliacea

  144. salpiglossis - noun any plant of the genus Salpiglossis

  145. salpingectomy - noun surgical removal of one or both Fallopian tubes

  146. salpingitis - noun inflammation of a Fallopian tube (usually the result of infection spreading from the vagina or uterus) or of a Eustachian tube

  147. salpinx - noun a tube in the uterus or the ear
  148. salsilla - noun tropical vine having pink-and-yellow flowers spotted purple and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; West Indies to northern South America; tropical vine having umbels of small purple flowers and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; Colombia

  149. salsola - noun chiefly Old World herbs or shrubs: saltworts

  150. saltate - verb leap or skip, often in dancing; move by saltation

  151. saltation - noun a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species; (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface; a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards; taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music; an abrupt transition

  152. saltcellar - noun a small container for holding salt at the dining table

  153. salted - adj. (used especially of meats) preserved in salt

  154. salter - noun someone who makes or deals in salt; someone who uses salt to preserve meat or fish or other foods

  155. saltine - noun a cracker sprinkled with salt before baking

  156. saltiness - noun the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution); language or humor that is down-to-earth; the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

  157. salting - noun the act of adding salt to food

  158. saltish - adj. somewhat salty

  159. saltpan - noun a shallow basin in a desert region; contains salt and gypsum that was deposited by an evaporated salt lake

  160. saltpeter - noun (KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive

  161. saltworks - noun a plant where salt is produced commercially
  162. saltwort - noun low-growing strong-smelling coastal shrub of warm parts of the New World having unisexual flowers in conelike spikes and thick succulent leaves; bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash

  163. salubriousness - noun the quality of being salubrious and invigorating

  164. salubrity - noun the quality of being salubrious and invigorating

  165. saluki - noun old breed of tall swift keen-eyed hunting dogs resembling greyhounds; from Egypt and southwestern Asia

  166. salutatorian - noun a graduating student with the second highest academic rank; may deliver the opening address at graduation exercises

  167. salutatory - noun an opening or welcoming statement (especially one delivered at graduation exercises)

  168. saluter - noun a person who greets

  169. salvadora - noun genus of evergreen trees or shrubs; fruit is a drupe; grows in Africa through Arabia to India and China

  170. salvadoraceae - noun a family of Old World shrubs and trees of order Gentianales; related to Oleaceae but having four stamens and four petals

  171. salvadoran - adj. of or relating to or characteristic of El Salvador or its people; noun a native or inhabitant of El Salvador

  172. salvadorian - noun a native or inhabitant of El Salvador

  173. salvager - noun someone who salvages

  174. salvelinus - noun brook trout

  175. salver - noun a tray (or large plate) for serving food or drinks; usually made of silver

  176. salverform - adj. of or concerning a gamopetalous that has a slender tube and an abruptly expanded tip

  177. salvia - noun any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb

  178. salvific - adj. intending to admit to salvation

  179. salvinia - noun type genus of the Salviniaceae: water ferns
  180. salviniaceae - noun water ferns

  181. salvor - noun someone who salvages

  182. saman - noun large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and seed pods that are eaten by cattle

  183. samara - noun a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple

  184. samaria - noun an ancient city in central Palestine founded in the 9th century BC as the capital of the northern Hebrew kingdom of Israel; the site is in present-day northwestern Jordan

  185. samaritan - noun a member of the people inhabiting Samaria in biblical times

  186. samarkand - noun city in southern Uzbekistan; Tamerlane's opulent capital in the 14th century

  187. samarskite - noun a complex black mineral occuring in pegmatites

  188. sambar - noun a deer of southern Asia with antlers that have three tines

  189. sambucus - noun elder; elderberry

  190. samekh - noun the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

  191. sameness - noun the quality of being alike; the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety

  192. samhita - noun one of four collections of sacred texts

  193. samiel - noun a violent hot sand-laden wind on the deserts of Arabia and North Africa

  194. samisen - noun a Japanese stringed instrument resembling a banjo with a long neck and three strings and a fretted fingerboard and a rectangular soundbox; played with a plectrum
  195. samite - noun a heavy silk fabric (often woven with silver or gold threads); used to make clothing in the Middle Ages

  196. samnite - noun an Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania who clashed repeatedly with the early Romans

  197. samoan - adj. of or relating to Samoa or its people or language or culture; noun a native or inhabitant of the Samoan Islands

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