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Sage

adj. wise
賢明的;睿智的
n. a wise older person
賢人

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Salacious

adj. lascivious; lustful
淫穢的

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Salubrious

adj. healthful
(氣候、空氣)有益健康的;清爽的

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Salutary

adj. expecting an improvement; favorable to health
(不愉快但)有教益的;有益健康的

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Sanction

v. to approve; ratify; permit
n. approval; ratification; permission
認可;批准
v. to penalize
n. penalization
制裁

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Sardonic

adj. cynical; scornfully mocking
嘲諷的,譏諷的

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Sartorial

adj. pertaining to tailors
縫紉的

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Satiate

v. to satisfy
使充分滿足;使飽足

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Saturate

v. to soak thoroughly; imbue(使充滿) throughout
浸透;使充滿

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Saturnine

adj. gloomy
憂鬱的

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Satyr

n. a creature that is half-man, half-beast with the horns and legs of a goat; a follower of Dionysos; a lecher(好色之徒)
薩梯;好色之徒

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Savor

v. to enjoy; have a distinctive flavor or smell
品味;具有……味道(或氣味)

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Schematic

adj. relating to or in the form of an outline diagram
概要的;圖解的

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Secrete

v. produce and release substance into organism
分泌

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Sedition

n. behavior prompting rebellion
煽動性的言論(或行為)

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Sedulous

adj. diligent
勤勉的

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Seismic

adj. relating to earthquakes; earthshaking
地震的;地震引起的

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Sensual

adj. relating to the senses; gratifying(滿足) the physical senses, especially sexual appetites
官能的;肉體上的;性感的

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Sensuous

adj. relating to the senses; operating through the senses
依感官的

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Sentient

adj. aware; conscious; able to perceive
意識到的;有感知力的
n - sentience

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Servile

adj. submissive; obedient
屈從的;卑躬屈膝的

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Sextant

n. navigation tool that determines latitude and longitude
六分儀

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Shard

n. a piece of broken glass or pottery
碎片

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Sidereal

adj. relating to the stars
星的,恆星的

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Simian

adj. apelike; relating to apes
類人猿的;猴的

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Simile

n. comparison of one thing with another using "like" or "as"
直喻;明喻

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Sinecure

n. well-paying job or office that requires little or no work
閒職

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Singular

adj. unique; extraordinary; odd
非凡的,卓越的;奇異的

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Sinuous

adj. winding(彎曲的); intricate(錯綜複雜的); complex
彎曲的;迂迴的

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Skeptic

n. one who doubts
懷疑者
adj - skeptical

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Sobriety

n. seriousness
嚴肅,莊重

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Sodden

adj. thoroughly soaked; saturated
濕透的

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Solicitous

adj. concerned; attentive; eager
掛念的;關切的;熱切期望的

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Soliloquy

n. literary or dramatic speech by one character, not addressed to others
獨白

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Solvent

adj. able to meet financial obligations
有償付能力的

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Somatic

adj. relating to or affecting the body; corporeal(肉體的)
身體的;軀體的

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Soporific

adj. sleep producing
催眠的

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Sordid

adj. filthy(不潔的); contemptible(卑劣的) and corrupt
骯髒的;汙穢的;卑鄙的

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Specious

adj. seeming to be logical and sound, but not really so
似是而非的

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Spectrum

n. band of colors produced when sunlight passes through a prism(稜柱); a broad range of related ideas or objects
光譜; (觀點﹑思想﹑情況等的)範圍﹐幅度

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Spendthrift

n. person who spends money recklessly
揮霍無度的人
adj. wasteful and extravagant
揮霍無度的

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Sporadic

adj. irregular
偶爾發生的

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Squalor

n. filthy, wretched condition
骯髒;卑鄙

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Staccato

adj. marked by abrupt(突然的), clear-cut sounds
斷音的

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Stanch

v. to stop or check the flow of
使不流失;使止血

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Stentorian

adj. extremely loud
(聲音)極宏亮的

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Stigma

n. mark of disgrace or inferiority
恥辱,汙名
v - stigmatize

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Stint

v. to be sparing(節約的)
限制;節制
n. a period of time spent doing something
工作期限

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Stipulate

v. to specify as an essential condition
(在協議或提議中)規定;約定
n - stipulation

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Stolid

adj. having or showing little emotion
不動感情的;冷淡的

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Stratified

adj. arranged in layers
分層的

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Stratum

n. a layer

plural - strata

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Stratification

n. the hierarchical arrangement of individuals in a society into classes or castes
階層形成

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Striated

adj. marked with thin, narrow grooves(溝) or channels
有條紋的;有條痕的
n - striation

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Stricture

n. something that restrains; negative criticism
約束,限制;苛評

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Strident

adj. loud; harsh; unpleasantly noisy
刺耳的

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Strut

v. to swagger(昂首闊步); display to impress others
高視闊步;炫耀

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Stultify

v. to impair or reduce to uselessness
使變得無效(無用);使顯得愚蠢

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Stupefy

v. to dull the senses of; stun; astonish
使麻木;使驚呆

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Stygian

adj. dark and gloomy; hellish
陰森的;地獄的

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Subpoena

n. notice ordering someone to appear in court
傳票

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Subside

v. to settle down; grow quiet
(情緒﹑噪聲﹑惡劣天氣)平息,消退

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Substantiate

v. to support with proof or evidence
證實

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Substantive

adj. essential; pertaining to the substance
實質的

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Subsume

v. to include; incorporate
把……歸入,納入

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Subversive

adj. intended to undermine or overthrow, especially an established government
(對政府﹑宗教等)顛覆性的
n. person intending to undermine something
破壞分子

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Succor

n. relief; help in time of distress or want
救濟,援助

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Suffrage

n. the right to vote
選舉權

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Sundry

adj. various
各式各樣的

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Supersede

v. to replace, especially to displace as inferior or antiquated(過時的)
代替,取代

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Supine

adj. lying on the back; marked by lethargy
仰臥的;懶散的

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Supplant

v. to replace; substitue
代替;取代

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Suppliant

adj. beseeching
(表示)懇求的,(表示)哀求的

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Supplicant

n. one who asks humbly and earnestly
懇求者

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Supposition

n. the act of assuming to be true or real
假定;推測;猜測

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Syllogism

n. a form of deductive(推論的) reasoning that has a major premise(假定), a minor premise, and a conclusion
三段論法;演繹推理

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Sylvan

adj. related to the woods or forest
森林的;多樹木的