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Saccharine

Excessively or distinguishly sweet

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Sacrilege

Blasphemy; violation of something sacred

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Sacrosanct

Sacred; held to be inviolable

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Sagacious

Discerning; shrewd; wise; keen in judgement

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Salient

Sticking out; conspicuous; leaping

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Salutary

Healthful; remedial; curative

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Sanctimonious

Pretending to be devout; affecting religious feeling

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Sanguine

Cheerful; optimistic; hopeful

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Sardonic

Mocking; scornful

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Scintillate

To sparkle

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Scrupulous

Strict; careful; hesitant for ethical reasons

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Scrutinize

To examine very carefully

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Secular

Having nothing to do with religion or spiritual concerns

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Sedition

Treason; the incitement (to make others behave unlawfully) of public disorder or rebellion

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Sentiment

Able to perceive t the senses; conscious

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Sequester

To set or keep apart

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Serendipity

Accidental good fortune; discovering good things without looking

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Servile

Submissive and subservient; like a servant

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Singular

Unique; superior; exceptional; strange

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Sinister

Evil, wicked, trouble

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Sloth

Laziness; sluggishness