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spontaneous

infrequent, irregular

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sporadic

frolicsome, playful

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sportive

lively, animated, energetic

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sprightly

to prod

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spur (v)

lacking authenticity; counterfeit, false

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spurious

to reject or refuse contemptuously; scorn

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spurn

filthy; morally repulsive

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squalid

to waste

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squander

marked by abrupt, clear cut sounds

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staccato

immobile, stale

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stagnant

self restrained to the point of dullness

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staid

to hunt, pursue

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stalk (v)

group of trees

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stand (n)

bare, empty, vacant

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stark

motionless state; standstill

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stasis

to smother or suffocate; suppress

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stifle

mark of disgrace or inferiority

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stigma

stiff, unnatural

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stilted

period of time spent doing something

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stint (n)

to be sparing or frugal

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stint (v)

allowance; fixed amount of money paid regularly

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stipend

enclosed area forming defensive wall

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stockade

indifferent to or unaffected by emotions

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stoic

having or showing little emotion

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stolid

trick designed to deceive an enemy

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stratagem

to arrange into layers

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stratify

something that restrains; negative criticism

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stricture

loud, harsh, unpleasantly noisy

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strident

imposing severe, rigorous standards

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stringent

to impare or reduce to uselessness