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Salient

Significant; conspicuous; standing out from the rest

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Salutary

Healthful; wholesome

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Sang-froid

Calmness; composure or cool self possession

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Sanguine

Cheerful; optimistic

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Sapient

Wise; full of knowledge

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Saturnine

Gloomy; sluggish

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Savant

A person of extensive learning; an eminent scholar

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Scintillate

To sparkle; to twinkle; to sparkle intellectually

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Scurrilous

Coarsely abusive; vulgar

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Sedition

Rebellion or resistance against the government

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Sedulous

Hardworking; diligent

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Sentient

Conscious; capable of feeling or perception

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Shard

A fragment

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Shibboleth

A slogan; password

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Sibilant

A hissing sound