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stanch

to stop or check the flow of

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stentorian

extremely loud

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stigma

mark of disgrace or inferiority; لکه ننگ

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stint

to be sparing; to provide or use only small amount of some thing, a period of time that you spend working somewhere or doing a particular activity, a four-year ,,,,,, in the army

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stipulate

to specify as an essential condition

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stolid

not showing much emotion or interest; remaining always the same and not reacting or changing

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stratified

arranged in layers

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striated

marked with thin, narrow grooves or channels

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stricture

something that restrains; negative criticism; a severe criticism, especially of sb's behavior, She merely ignored any ......s on the way she dressed.

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strident

loud, harsh, unpleasantly noisy

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strut

to swagger, display to impress others, The player ......ed for the camera to show his alacrity.

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stultify

to impair, to cause (someone or something) to become dull, slow, etc. The government has been .........ed by bureaucracy.

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stupefy

to dull the senses of, stun, astonish

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stygian

dark and gloomy, hellish, a name of a river under word

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subpoena

notice ordering someone to appear in court

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subside

to settle down, grow quiet

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substantiate

to support with proof or evidence

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substantive

essential, dealing with real, important serious matters.

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subsume

to include, incorporate; to include sth in a particular group and not consider it separately, رده بندی کردن

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subversive

intended to undermine or underthrow, especially an established government

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succor

relief, help in time of distress or want, We see it as our duty to give ....... to those in need. It is our duty to ....... those in need.

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suffrage

the right to vote

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sundry

various; not important enough to be named separately, a watch, a diary and sundry other items;;; everyone, not just a few special people She was known to -all and .....- as Bella. The club is open to -all and ......-.

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supersede

to take the place of (someone or something that is old, no longer useful, etc.) : to replace (someone or something)

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supine

lying in the back, marked by lethargy

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supplant

to replace, substitute, (not .......ede)

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suppliant

beseeching

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supplicant

one who asks humbly and earnestly

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supposition

the act of assuming to be true or real

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syllogism

a form of deductive reasoning with a major premise, a minor premise, and a conclusion

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sylvan

related to the woods or forest

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tacit

indirect saying, understood, implied

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talisman

charm to bring good luck and avert misfortune

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tangential

peripheral, irrelevant, digressing

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tautology

unnecessary repetition

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taxonomy

science of classification (Usually animals and instincts)

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tenet

belief, doctrine

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tenuous

weak, insubstantial

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terrestrial

earthly, commonplace

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theocracy

government by priests representing a god

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thespian

an actor or actress

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timbre

voice tone color

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tirade

long, violent speech, verbal assault

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toady

flatterer, yes-man

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tome

book, usually large and academic

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torpor

lethargy, dormancy, sluggishness, ▪ The news aroused him from his ......... ▪ fall/sink into (a state of) ......

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torque

a turning or twisting force

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tortuous

having many twists and turns, highly complex

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tout

to promote or praise energetically, To go to some one and directly ask them to buy your product.

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tractable

obedient, yielding, Able to be tamed