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1

succinct

brief and to the point; concise

2

suffice

to be sufficient; to be enough

3

suffrage

the right to vote

4

suffuse

to cover; to overspread; to saturate

5

sumptuous

luxurious; splendid; lavish

6

supercilious

haughty; patronizing

7

supine

lying on one's back

8

supplication

the action of asking or begging for something earnestly or humbly

9

surfeit

excess; an excessive amount; excess or overindulgence in eating or drinking

10

surmise

to conjecture; to guess

11

surreptitious

sneaky; secret

12

surrogate

substitute

13

sweeping

far-reaching; extensive; wide-ranging

14

sycophant

one who sucks up to others

15

syntax

the patterns or rules governing the way grammatical sentences are formed in a given language

16

systemic

affecting the entire system, especially the entire body

17

tacit

implied, not spoken

18

taciturn

untalktative by nature

19

tangential

only superficially related to the matter at hand; not especially relevant; peripheral

20

tantamount

equivalent to

21

tautological

redundant; circular

22

tedium

dullness; monotony; boredom

23

teem

to swarm; to be inundated; to overrun

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temerity

boldness; recklessness; audacity

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temporal

pertaining to time; pertaining to life or earthly existence; noneternal; short-lived