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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
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(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work; "entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity"


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The 19th letter of the Roman alphabet


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A unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm


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The cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees


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An abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)


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1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites


S-shape   Dico Tools
A double curve resembling the letter S


S-shaped   Dico Tools
Shaped in the form of the letter S


S.t.p.   Dico Tools
Standard temperature and pressure


S.U.V.   Dico Tools
A high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassis


S._S._Van_Dine   Dico Tools
United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)


S._Smith_Stevens   Dico Tools
United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens'' power law to replace Fechner''s law (1906-1973)


S/N   Dico Tools
The ratio of signal intensity to noise intensity


S10-membered   Dico Tools
Of a chemical compound having a ring with ten members


SA   Dico Tools
Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943


Saale   Dico Tools
A river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River


Saale_glaciation   Dico Tools
The next-to-last Pleistocene glaciation in northern Europe and the deposits laid down at that time


Saale_River   Dico Tools
A river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River


Saarinen   Dico Tools
United States architect (born in Finland) (1910-1961)


Saarinen   Dico Tools
Finnish architect and city planner who moved to the United States in 1923; father of Eero Saarinen (1873-1950)


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Saba   Dico Tools
A island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano


Sabah   Dico Tools
A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo


Sabahan   Dico Tools
A Malaysian from Sabah


Sabahan   Dico Tools
Of or pertaining to Sabah or its people; "Sabahan tribesmen"


Sabal   Dico Tools
American dwarf fan palms


Sabal_palmetto   Dico Tools
Low-growing fan-leaved palm of coastal southern United States having edible leaf buds


Sabaoth   Dico Tools
(plural) hosts or armies; used in the book of Romans in the New Testament; "Lord of Sabaoth"


Sabaton   Dico Tools
Armor plate that protects the foot; consists of mail with a solid toe and heel


Sabayon   Dico Tools
Light foamy custard-like dessert served hot or chilled


Sabbat   Dico Tools
A midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery; in the Middle Ages it was supposed to be a demonic orgy


Sabbatarian   Dico Tools
One who observes Saturday as the Sabbath (as in Judaism)


Sabbatarian   Dico Tools
Pertaining to the Sabbath and its observance


Sabbath   Dico Tools
A day of rest and worship: Sunday for most Christians; Saturday for the Jews and a few Christians; Friday for Muslims


Sabbath_school   Dico Tools
School meeting on Sundays for religious instruction


Sabbatia   Dico Tools
Any of various plants of the genus Sabbatia having usually pink cymose flowers; occur from acid bogs to brackish marshes


Sabbatia_Angularis   Dico Tools
Pink-flowered marsh plant of the eastern United States


Sabbatia_campestris   Dico Tools
Prairie herb with solitary lilac-colored flowers


Sabbatia_stellaris   Dico Tools
Pink-flowered marsh plant of the eastern United States


Sabbatic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the Sabbath; "Friday is a sabbatical day for Muslims"


Sabbatical   Dico Tools
A leave usually taken every seventh year


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Sabbatical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to sabbatical leave; "sabbatical research project"


Sabbatical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the Sabbath; "Friday is a sabbatical day for Muslims"


Sabbatical_leave   Dico Tools
A leave usually taken every seventh year


Sabbatical_year   Dico Tools
A sabbatical leave lasting one year


Sabbatum   Dico Tools
The seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians


Sabellian   Dico Tools
An extinct Osco-Umbrian language of ancient Italy that survives only in a few inscriptions


Saber   Dico Tools
A stout sword with a curved blade and thick back


Saber   Dico Tools
A fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle


Saber   Dico Tools
Kill with a saber


Saber   Dico Tools
Cut or injure with a saber


Saber-toothed   Dico Tools
Having teeth that resemble sabers; "a saber-toothed tiger"


Saber-toothed_tiger   Dico Tools
Any of many extinct cats of the Old and New Worlds having long swordlike upper canine teeth; from the Oligocene through the Pleistocene


Sabertooth   Dico Tools
Any of many extinct cats of the Old and New Worlds having long swordlike upper canine teeth; from the Oligocene through the Pleistocene


Sabertoothed   Dico Tools
Having teeth that resemble sabers; "a saber-toothed tiger"


Saber_rattling   Dico Tools
The ostentatious display of military power (with the implied threat that it might be used)


Saber_saw   Dico Tools
A portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut


Sabicu   Dico Tools
West Indian tree yielding la hard dark born wood resembling mahogany in texture and value


Sabicu   Dico Tools
The wood of the sabicu which resembles mahogany


Sabicu_wood   Dico Tools
The wood of the sabicu which resembles mahogany


Sabin   Dico Tools
United States microbiologist (born in Poland) who developed the Sabin vaccine that is taken orally against poliomyelitis (born 1906)


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Sabin   Dico Tools
A unit of acoustic absorption equivalent to the absorption by a square foot of a surface that absorbs all incident sound


Sabine   Dico Tools
A river in eastern Texas that flows south into the Gulf of Mexico


Sabinea   Dico Tools
Small genus of deciduous West Indian trees or shrubs: carib wood


Sabinea_carinalis   Dico Tools
Small Dominican tree bearing masses of large crimson flowers before the fine pinnate foliage emerges


Sabine_pine   Dico Tools
Medium-sized 5-needled pine of southwestern California having long cylindrical cones


Sabine_River   Dico Tools
A river in eastern Texas that flows south into the Gulf of Mexico


Sabin_vaccine   Dico Tools
An oral poliovirus vaccine (containing live but weakened poliovirus) that is given to provide immunity to poliomyelitis


Sable   Dico Tools
Marten of northern Asian forests having luxuriant dark brown fur


Sable   Dico Tools
A scarf (or trimming) made of sable


Sable   Dico Tools
An artist''s brush made of sable hair


Sable   Dico Tools
A very dark black


Sable   Dico Tools
The expensive dark brown fur of the marten


Sable   Dico Tools
Dark somewhat brownish black


Sable's_hair_pencil   Dico Tools
An artist''s brush made of sable hair


Sable_antelope   Dico Tools
Large black east African antelope with sharp back-curving horns


Sable_brush   Dico Tools
An artist''s brush made of sable hair


Sable_coat   Dico Tools
A fur coat made of sable furs


Sabot   Dico Tools
Footwear usually with wooden soles


Sabot   Dico Tools
A shoe carved from a single block of wood


Sabotage   Dico Tools
A deliberate act of destruction or disruption in which equipment is damaged


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Sabotage   Dico Tools
Destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"


Saboteur   Dico Tools
A member of a clandestine subversive organization who tries to help a potential invader


Saboteur   Dico Tools
Someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks


Sabra   Dico Tools
A native-born Israeli


Sabre   Dico Tools
A stout sword with a curved blade and thick back


Sabre   Dico Tools
A fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle


Sabre   Dico Tools
Kill with a saber


Sabre   Dico Tools
Cut or injure with a saber


Sabre-toothed   Dico Tools
Having teeth that resemble sabers; "a saber-toothed tiger"


Sabre_rattling   Dico Tools
The ostentatious display of military power (with the implied threat that it might be used)


Sac   Dico Tools
A structure resembling a bag in an animal


Sac   Dico Tools
A member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay


Sac   Dico Tools
A case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule


Sac   Dico Tools
An enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"


Saccharase   Dico Tools
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose


Saccharic_acid   Dico Tools
A white dicarboxylic acid formed from oxidation of sugar or starch


Saccharide   Dico Tools
An essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain


Saccharify   Dico Tools
Convert into a simple soluble fermentable sugar by hydrolyzing a sugar derivative or complex carbohydrate


Saccharify   Dico Tools
Sweeten with sugar; "sugar your tea"


Saccharin   Dico Tools
A crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar; used as a calorie-free sweetener


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Saccharine   Dico Tools
Overly sweet


Saccharinity   Dico Tools
The sweetness of saccharin


Saccharomyces   Dico Tools
Single-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by budding; used to ferment carbohydrates


Saccharomyces_cerevisiae   Dico Tools
Used as a leaven in baking and brewing


Saccharomyces_ellipsoides   Dico Tools
Used in making wine


Saccharomycetaceae   Dico Tools
Family of fungi comprising the typical yeasts: reproduce by budding and ferment carbohydrates


Saccharose   Dico Tools
A complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent


Saccharum   Dico Tools
Tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcane


Saccharum_bengalense   Dico Tools
Tough Asiatic grass whose culms are used for ropes and baskets


Saccharum_munja   Dico Tools
Tough Asiatic grass whose culms are used for ropes and baskets


Saccharum_officinarum   Dico Tools
Tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar


Sacco   Dico Tools
United States anarchist (born in Italy) who with Bartolomeo Vanzetti was convicted of murder and in spite of world-wide protest was executed (1891-1927)


Sacculate   Dico Tools
Formed with or having saclike expansions; "the alimentary tract is partially sacculated"


Sacculated   Dico Tools
Formed with or having saclike expansions; "the alimentary tract is partially sacculated"


Saccule   Dico Tools
A small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)


Sacculus   Dico Tools
A small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)


Sacerdotal   Dico Tools
Associated with the priesthood or priests; "priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments"; "hieratic gestures"


Sacerdotal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a belief in sacerdotalism; "sacerdotal emphasis on the authority of priests"


Sacerdotalism   Dico Tools
A belief that priests can act as mediators between human beings and God


SACEUR   Dico Tools
Commanding officer of ACE; NATO''s senior military commander in Europe


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Sachem   Dico Tools
A chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief)


Sachem   Dico Tools
A political leader (especially of Tammany Hall)


Sachet   Dico Tools
A small soft bag containing perfumed powder; used to perfume items in a drawer or chest


Sachsen   Dico Tools
An area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons


Sachs_disease   Dico Tools
A hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occuring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe; accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood


Sack   Dico Tools
The termination of someone''s employment (leaving them free to depart)


Sack   Dico Tools
The plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter; "the sack of Rome"


Sack   Dico Tools
A loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist


Sack   Dico Tools
A hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swing easily


Sack   Dico Tools
A bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer''s purchases


Sack   Dico Tools
A woman''s full loose hiplength jacket


Sack   Dico Tools
Any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)


Sack   Dico Tools
The quantity contained in a sack


Sack   Dico Tools
An enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"


Sack   Dico Tools
Put in a sack; "The grocer sacked the onions"


Sack   Dico Tools
Make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"


Sack   Dico Tools
Plunder (a town) after capture; "the barbarians sacked Rome"


Sack   Dico Tools
Terminate the employment of; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"


Sackbut   Dico Tools
A medieval musical instrument resembling a trombone


Sackcloth   Dico Tools
A coarse cloth resembling sacking


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Sackcloth   Dico Tools
A garment made of coarse sacking; formerly worn as an indication of remorse


Sackcloth_and_ashes   Dico Tools
A display of extreme remorse or repentance or grief


Sacked   Dico Tools
Having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence; "the raped countryside"


Sackful   Dico Tools
The quantity contained in a sack


Sacking   Dico Tools
The termination of someone''s employment (leaving them free to depart)


Sacking   Dico Tools
Coarse fabric used for bags or sacks


Sack_coat   Dico Tools
Man''s hiplength coat with a straight back; the jacket of a suit


Sack_out   Dico Tools
Go to bed in order to sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He turns out at the crack of dawn"


Sack_race   Dico Tools
A novelty race in which competitors jump ahead with their feet confined in a sack


Sack_up   Dico Tools
Make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"


SACLANT   Dico Tools
Commanding officer of ACLANT; a general of the United States Army nominated by the President of the United States and approved by the North Atlantic Council


Saclike   Dico Tools
Shaped like a pouch


Sacque   Dico Tools
A woman''s full loose hiplength jacket


Sacral   Dico Tools
Of or relating to sacred rites; "sacral laws"


Sacral   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or near the sacrum


Sacral_nerve   Dico Tools
Any of five pairs of spinal nerves emerging from the sacral region of the spinal cord


Sacral_plexus   Dico Tools
A nerve plexus formed by the 4th and 5th lumbar and 1st, 2nd, 3rd sacral nerves; supplies the pelvic region and lower limbs


Sacral_vein   Dico Tools
Vein of the sacral region


Sacral_vertebra   Dico Tools
One of 5 vertebrae in the human spine that fuse in the adult to form the sacrum


Sacrament   Dico Tools
A formal religious act conferring a specific grace on those who receive it; the Protestant sacraments are baptism and the Lord''s Supper; in the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church there are seven traditional rites accepted as instituted


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Sacramental   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or involving a sacrament


Sacramental_manduction   Dico Tools
The act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist; "the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation"


Sacramental_oil   Dico Tools
A consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam


Sacramental_wine   Dico Tools
Used in a communion service


Sacramento   Dico Tools
A city in north central California 75 miles northeast of San Francisco on the Sacramento River; capital of California


Sacramento_Mountains   Dico Tools
Mountain range in New Mexico east of the Rio Grande


Sacramento_River   Dico Tools
A river in northern California rising near Mount Shasta and flowing south to the San Francisco Bay


Sacramento_sturgeon   Dico Tools
Food and game fish of marine and fresh waters of northwestern coast of North America


Sacrament_of_the_Eucharist   Dico Tools
A Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine


Sacred   Dico Tools
(often followed by `to'') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person; "a fund sacred to charity"; "a morning hour sacred to study"; "a private office sacred to the President"


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Made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use; "a consecrated chursh"; "the sacred mosque"; "sacred elephants"; "sacred bread and wine"; "sanctified wine"


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Worthy of religious veneration; "the sacred name of Jesus"; "Jerusalem''s hallowed soil"


Sacred   Dico Tools
Concerned with religion or religious purposes; "sacred texts"; "sacred rites"; "sacred music"


Sacred   Dico Tools
Worthy of respect or dedication; "saw motherhood as woman''s sacred calling"


Sacredly   Dico Tools
By religion; "religiously inspired art"


Sacredness   Dico Tools
The quality of being sacred


Sacred_College   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) the body of cardinals who advise the Pope and elect new Popes


Sacred_cow   Dico Tools
A person unreasonably held to be immune to criticism


Sacred_fig   Dico Tools
Fig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists


Sacred_ibis   Dico Tools
African ibis venerated by ancient Egyptians


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Sacred_lotus   Dico Tools
Native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers


Sacred_mushroom   Dico Tools
The button-shaped top of the mescal cactus; a source of psilocybin


Sacred_scripture   Dico Tools
Any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group


Sacred_text   Dico Tools
Writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity


Sacred_Trinity   Dico Tools
The union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead


Sacred_writing   Dico Tools
Writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity


Sacrifice   Dico Tools
(sacrifice) an out that advances the base runners


Sacrifice   Dico Tools
The act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.


Sacrifice   Dico Tools
The act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity


Sacrifice   Dico Tools
Personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)


Sacrifice   Dico Tools
A loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value; "he had to sell his car at a considerable sacrifice"


Sacrifice   Dico Tools
Kill or destroy; "The animals were sacrificed after the experiment"; "The general had to sacrifice several soldiers to save the regiment"


Sacrifice   Dico Tools
Make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals


Sacrifice   Dico Tools
Endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war"


Sacrifice   Dico Tools
Sell at a loss


Sacrificeable   Dico Tools
May be deliberately sacrificed to achieve an objective


Sacrificer   Dico Tools
A religious person who offers up a sacrifice


Sacrifice_fly   Dico Tools
A sacrifice made by hitting a long fly ball


Sacrifice_operation   Dico Tools
Killing or injuring others while annihilating yourself; usually accomplished with a bomb


Sacrificial   Dico Tools
Used in or connected with a sacrifice; "sacrificial lamb"


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Sacrilege   Dico Tools
Blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character; "desecration of the Holy Sabbath"


Sacrilegious   Dico Tools
Grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred; "blasphemous rites of a witches'' Sabbath"; "profane utterances against the Church"; "it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on"


Sacrilegiously   Dico Tools
In a sacrilegious manner


Sacrilegiousness   Dico Tools
Profaneness by virtue of committing sacrilege


Sacristan   Dico Tools
An officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects


Sacristy   Dico Tools
A room in a church where sacred vessels and vestments are kept or meetings are held


Sacrosanct   Dico Tools
Must be kept sacred


Sacrum   Dico Tools
Wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis; its base connects with the lowest lumbar vertebra and its tip with the coccyx


Sac_fungus   Dico Tools
Any of various ascomycetous fungi in which the spores are formed in a sac or ascus


Sad   Dico Tools
Bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"


Sad   Dico Tools
Experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness; "feeling sad because his dog had died"; "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti


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Of things that make you feel sad; "sad news"; "she doesn''t like sad movies"; "it was a very sad story"; "When I am dead, my dearest, / Sing no sad songs for me"- Christina Rossetti


Sadat   Dico Tools
Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)


Saddam   Dico Tools
Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)


Saddam's_Martyrs   Dico Tools
A feared paramilitary unit formed in 1995 by young soldiers to serve Saddam Hussein against domestic opponents


Saddam_bin_Hussein_at-Takriti   Dico Tools
Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)


Saddam_Hussein   Dico Tools
Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)


Sadden   Dico Tools
Make unhappy; `The news of her death saddened me''


Sadden   Dico Tools
Come to feel sad


Saddening   Dico Tools
Causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom; "a gloomy outlook"; "gloomy news"


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Saddhu   Dico Tools
(Hinduism) an ascetic holy man


Saddle   Dico Tools
Posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl


Saddle   Dico Tools
A seat for the rider of a bicycle


Saddle   Dico Tools
A seat for the rider of a horse


Saddle   Dico Tools
A piece of leather across the instep of a shoe


Saddle   Dico Tools
Cut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins


Saddle   Dico Tools
A pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)


Saddle   Dico Tools
Impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"


Saddle   Dico Tools
Load or burden; encumber; "he saddled me with that heavy responsibility"


Saddle   Dico Tools
Put a saddle on; "saddle the horses"


Saddle-sore   Dico Tools
(of a rider) sore after riding a horse


Saddleback   Dico Tools
A double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end


Saddleback   Dico Tools
A pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)


Saddleback_roof   Dico Tools
A double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end


Saddlebag   Dico Tools
A large bag (or pair of bags) hung over a saddle


Saddlebill   Dico Tools
Large black-and-white stork of tropical Africa; its red bill has a black band around the middle


Saddlebow   Dico Tools
Handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle


Saddlecloth   Dico Tools
Stable gear consisting of a blanket placed under the saddle


Saddled   Dico Tools
Having a saddle on or being mounted on a saddled animal; "saddled and spurred and ready to ride"


Saddled   Dico Tools
Subject to an imposed burden; "left me saddled with the bill"; "found himself saddled with more responsibility than power"


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Saddled-shaped_false_morel   Dico Tools
A poisonous fungus; saddle-shaped and dull yellow to brown fertile part is relatively even


Saddler   Dico Tools
A maker and repairer and seller of equipment for horses


Saddlery   Dico Tools
Workshop where a saddler works


Saddlery   Dico Tools
Gear for a horse


Saddle_blanket   Dico Tools
Stable gear consisting of a blanket placed under the saddle


Saddle_block_anaesthesia   Dico Tools
The parts of a patient''s body that would touch a saddle if the patient were sitting in one are anesthetized by injecting a local anesthetic into the spinal cord


Saddle_block_anesthesia   Dico Tools
The parts of a patient''s body that would touch a saddle if the patient were sitting in one are anesthetized by injecting a local anesthetic into the spinal cord


Saddle_feather   Dico Tools
A long narrow feather on the back (saddle) of a domestic fowl


Saddle_hackle   Dico Tools
A long narrow feather on the back (saddle) of a domestic fowl


Saddle_horn   Dico Tools
A high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather)


Saddle_horse   Dico Tools
A lightweight horse kept for riding only


Saddle_of_lamb   Dico Tools
Backbone and both loins of a lamb


Saddle_oxford   Dico Tools
An oxford with a saddle of contrasting color


Saddle_oyster   Dico Tools
Thin-shelled bivalve having the right valve deeply notched


Saddle_roof   Dico Tools
A double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end


Saddle_shoe   Dico Tools
An oxford with a saddle of contrasting color


Saddle_soap   Dico Tools
A mild soap for cleansing and conditioning leather


Saddle_sore   Dico Tools
Sore on a horseback rider chafed by a saddle


Saddle_sore   Dico Tools
An open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle


Saddle_stitch   Dico Tools
A decorative overcast or running stitch, especially in a contrasting color


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Sadducean   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the Sadducees


Sadducee   Dico Tools
A member of an ancient Jewish sect around the time of Jesus; opposed to the Pharisees


Sade   Dico Tools
French soldier and writer whose descriptions of sexual perversion gave rise to the term `sadism'' (1740-1814)


Sadhe   Dico Tools
The 18th letter of the Hebrew alphabet


Sadhu   Dico Tools
(Hinduism) an ascetic holy man


Sadism   Dico Tools
Sexual pleasure obtained by inflicting harm (physical or psychological) on others


Sadist   Dico Tools
Someone who obtains pleasure from inflicting pain or others


Sadistic   Dico Tools
Deriving pleasure or sexual gratification from inflicting pain on another


Sadi_Carnot   Dico Tools
French physicist who founded thermodynamics (1796-1832)


Sadleria   Dico Tools
Low tree ferns with large fronds; in rain forests and on lava flows of Hawaiian Islands


Sadly   Dico Tools
In an unfortunate way; "sadly he died before he could see his grandchild"


Sadly   Dico Tools
In an unfortunate or deplorable manner; "he was sadly neglected"; "it was woefully inadequate"


Sadly   Dico Tools
With sadness; in a sad manner; "`She died last night,'' he said sadly"


Sadness   Dico Tools
Emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being


Sadness   Dico Tools
The state of being sad; "she tired of his perpetual sadness"


Sadomasochism   Dico Tools
Sadism and masochism combined in one person


Sadomasochist   Dico Tools
Someone who enjoys both sadism and masochism


Sadomasochistic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to sadomasochism; "sadomasochistic sexual practices"


Sad_sack   Dico Tools
Someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence


Saek   Dico Tools
A branch of the Tai languages


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Safaqis   Dico Tools
The second largest city in Tunisia; located in eastern Tunisia near a phosphate region


Safar   Dico Tools
The second month of the Islamic calendar


Safari   Dico Tools
An overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)


Safari_park   Dico Tools
An area of parkland where wild animals are kept and can be viewed by visitors driving through


Safe   Dico Tools
Contraceptive device consisting of a thin rubber or latex sheath worn over the penis during intercourse


Safe   Dico Tools
Strongbox where valuables can be kept safe


Safe   Dico Tools
A ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests


Safe   Dico Tools
Of an undertaking


Safe   Dico Tools
Free from danger or the risk of harm; "a safe trip"; "you will be safe here"; "a safe place"; "a safe bet"


Safe   Dico Tools
In safekeeping; "your secret is safe with me"


Safe   Dico Tools
Financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment"


Safe(p)   Dico Tools
Having reached a base without being put out; "the runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball"


Safe-conduct   Dico Tools
A document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war


Safe-deposit   Dico Tools
A fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables


Safe-deposit   Dico Tools
Safe for the storage of valuables; "kept the deed in his safe-deposit box at the bank"


Safe-deposit_box   Dico Tools
A fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables


Safebreaker   Dico Tools
A thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents


Safecracker   Dico Tools
A thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents


Safeguard   Dico Tools
A precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.; "he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution"; "an insurance policy is a good safeguard"; "we let our guard down"


Safeguard   Dico Tools
A document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war


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Safeguard   Dico Tools
Make safe


Safeguard   Dico Tools
Escort safely


Safehold   Dico Tools
A refuge from attack


Safekeeping   Dico Tools
The responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping"


Safely   Dico Tools
With safety; in a safe manner; "we are safely out of there"


Safeness   Dico Tools
The quality of being safe


Safety   Dico Tools
(baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely


Safety   Dico Tools
A score in American football; a player is tackled behind his own goal line


Safety   Dico Tools
Contraceptive device consisting of a thin rubber or latex sheath worn over the penis during intercourse


Safety   Dico Tools
A device designed to prevent injury


Safety   Dico Tools
A safe place; "He ran to safety"


Safety   Dico Tools
The state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions; "insure the safety of the children"; "the reciprocal of safety is risk"


Safety-deposit   Dico Tools
A fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables


Safety-deposit   Dico Tools
Safe for the storage of valuables; "kept the deed in his safe-deposit box at the bank"


Safety-related   Dico Tools
Providing or ensuring safety


Safety_arch   Dico Tools
An undecorated arch that is included in order to strengthen or support a construction


Safety_belt   Dico Tools
Belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt


Safety_bicycle   Dico Tools
Bicycle that has two wheels of equal size; pedals are connected to the rear wheel by a multiplying gear


Safety_bike   Dico Tools
Bicycle that has two wheels of equal size; pedals are connected to the rear wheel by a multiplying gear


Safety_blitz   Dico Tools
(American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line


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Safety_bolt   Dico Tools
A bolt that cannot be moved from outside the door or gate


Safety_catch   Dico Tools
Guard consisting of a locking device that prevents a weapon from being fired


Safety_curtain   Dico Tools
A fireproof theater curtain to be dropped in case of fire


Safety_deposit_box   Dico Tools
A fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables


Safety_device   Dico Tools
A device designed to prevent injury


Safety_factor   Dico Tools
The ratio of the breaking stress of a structure to the estimated maximum stress in ordinary use


Safety_feature   Dico Tools
Feature of an artifact that is added to insure a user''s safety


Safety_fuse   Dico Tools
Fuse consisting of a tube or cord filled or saturated with combustible matter


Safety_glass   Dico Tools
Glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering


Safety_harness   Dico Tools
Belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt


Safety_hat   Dico Tools
A lightweight protective helmet (plastic or metal) worn by construction workers


Safety_island   Dico Tools
An island area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians


Safety_isle   Dico Tools
An island area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians


Safety_lamp   Dico Tools
An oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)


Safety_lock   Dico Tools
A bolt that cannot be moved from outside the door or gate


Safety_lock   Dico Tools
Guard consisting of a locking device that prevents a weapon from being fired


Safety_margin   Dico Tools
An index indicating the amount beyond the minimum necessary; "in engineering the margin of safety is the strength of the material minus the anticipated stress"


Safety_match   Dico Tools
A paper match that strikes only on a specially prepared surface


Safety_net   Dico Tools
A large strong net to catch circus acrobats who fall or jump from a trapeze


Safety_net   Dico Tools
A guarantee of professional or financial security


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Safety_nut   Dico Tools
Supplementary nut that is screwed down on a primary nut to prevent it from loosening


Safety_pin   Dico Tools
A pin in the form of a clasp; has a guard so the point of the pin will not stick the user


Safety_rail   Dico Tools
A railing placed alongside a stairway or road for safety


Safety_razor   Dico Tools
A razor with a guard to prevent deep cuts in the skin


Safety_squeeze   Dico Tools
The runner on third base waits to start home until the batter has bunted successfully


Safety_squeeze_play   Dico Tools
The runner on third base waits to start home until the batter has bunted successfully


Safety_valve   Dico Tools
A valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler); it opens automatically when the pressure reaches a dangerous level


Safety_zone   Dico Tools
An island area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians


Safe_and_sound   Dico Tools
Free from danger or injury; "the children were found safe and sound"


Safe_harbor   Dico Tools
The target company defends itself by acquiring a company so onerously regulated that it makes the target less attractive (gives it a safe harbor)


Safe_house   Dico Tools
A house used as a hiding place or refuge by members of certain organizations


Safe_period   Dico Tools
That time during a woman''s menstrual cycle during which conception is least likely to occur (usually immediately before of after menstruation)


Safe_sex   Dico Tools
Sexual activity (especially sexual intercourse) with the use of measures (such as latex condoms) to avoid the transmission of disease (especially AIDS)


Safflower   Dico Tools
Thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil


Safflower_oil   Dico Tools
Oil from seeds of the safflower plant


Safflower_oil   Dico Tools
Oil from safflower seeds used as food as well as in medicines and paints


Safflower_seed   Dico Tools
Seed of the safflower


Saffranine   Dico Tools
Any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes


Saffron   Dico Tools
A shade of yellow tinged with orange


Saffron   Dico Tools
Dried pungent stigmas of the Old World saffron crocus


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Saffron   Dico Tools
Old World crocus having purple or white flowers with aromatic pungent orange stigmas used in flavoring food


Saffron_crocus   Dico Tools
Old World crocus having purple or white flowers with aromatic pungent orange stigmas used in flavoring food


Safranin   Dico Tools
Any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes


Safranine   Dico Tools
Any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes


Sag   Dico Tools
A shape that sags; "there was a sag in the chair seat"


Sag   Dico Tools
Droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness


Sag   Dico Tools
Cause to sag; "The children sagged their bottoms down even more comfortably"


Saga   Dico Tools
A narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account


Sagacious   Dico Tools
Skillful in statecraft or management; "an astute and sagacious statesman"


Sagacious   Dico Tools
Acutely insightful and wise; "much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument"; "observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions"; "a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators"


Sagaciously   Dico Tools
In a shrewd manner; "he invested his fortune astutely"


Sagaciousness   Dico Tools
The trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating


Sagaciousness   Dico Tools
Ability to make good judgments


Sagacity   Dico Tools
The trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating


Sagacity   Dico Tools
Ability to make good judgments


Sagamore   Dico Tools
A chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief)


Sage   Dico Tools
Aromatic fresh or dried gray-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc


Sage   Dico Tools
A mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom


Sage   Dico Tools
Any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb


Sage   Dico Tools
Of the gray-green color of sage leaves


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Sage   Dico Tools
Having wisdom that comes with age and experience


Sage-green   Dico Tools
Of the gray-green color of sage leaves


Sagebrush   Dico Tools
Any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium


Sagebrush_buttercup   Dico Tools
Small early-flowering buttercup with shiny yellow flowers of western North America


Sagebrush_lizard   Dico Tools
A ground dweller that prefers open ground and scattered low bushes; of United States west between Rocky and Sierra Nevada Mountains


Sagebrush_mariposa_tulip   Dico Tools
Mariposa having loose clusters of one to three handsome lilac flowers resembling umbels atop stout erect stems; arid northwestern North America east of Cascade Mountains from southern British Columbia to northern California


Sagebrush_State   Dico Tools
A state in the western United States


Sagely   Dico Tools
In a wise manner; "she acted wisely when she invited her parents"


Sage_brush   Dico Tools
Any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium


Sage_green   Dico Tools
The color of sage leaves


Sage_grouse   Dico Tools
Large grouse of sagebrush regions of North America


Sage_hen   Dico Tools
Large grouse of sagebrush regions of North America


Sage_willow   Dico Tools
North American shrub with whitish canescent leaves


Sage_willow   Dico Tools
Willow shrub of dry places in the eastern United States having long narrow leaves canescent beneath


Sagging   Dico Tools
Hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness)


Sagina   Dico Tools
Small low-growing annual or perennial herbs of temperate and cool regions


Saginaw   Dico Tools
A town in east central Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron


Sagitta   Dico Tools
Any arrowworm of the genus Sagitta


Sagitta   Dico Tools
A small constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cygnus and Aquila and crossed by the Milky Way


Sagittal   Dico Tools
Located in a plane that is parallel to the central plane of the sagittal suture


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Sagittal_suture   Dico Tools
The suture uniting the two parietal bones


Sagittaria   Dico Tools
Genus of aquatic herbs of temperate and tropical regions having sagittate or hastate leaves and white scapose flowers


Sagittariidae   Dico Tools
Secretary birds


Sagittarius   Dico Tools
Type family of the Sagittariidae


Sagittarius   Dico Tools
The ninth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about November 22 to December 21


Sagittarius   Dico Tools
A large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus


Sagittarius   Dico Tools
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius


Sagittarius_serpentarius   Dico Tools
Large long-legged African bird of prey that feeds on reptiles


Sagittarius_the_Archer   Dico Tools
The ninth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about November 22 to December 21


Sagittate   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; like an arrow head without flaring base lobes


Sagittate-leaf   Dico Tools
Shaped like an arrow head


Sagittiform   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; like an arrow head without flaring base lobes


Sagittiform_leaf   Dico Tools
Shaped like an arrow head


Sago   Dico Tools
Powdery starch from certain sago palms; used in Asia as a food thickener and textile stiffener


Sago_fern   Dico Tools
Showy tree fern of New Zealand and Australia area having a crown of much-pinnated fronds with whitish undersides


Sago_palm   Dico Tools
Dwarf palmlike cycad of Japan that yields sago


Sago_palm   Dico Tools
Any of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sago


Saguaro   Dico Tools
Extremely large treelike cactus of desert regions of southwestern United States having a thick columnar sparsely branched trunk bearing white flowers and edible red pulpy fruit


Sag_down   Dico Tools
Cause to sag; "The children sagged their bottoms down even more comfortably"


Sahaptin   Dico Tools
A Penutian language spoken by the Shahaptian people


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Sahaptin   Dico Tools
A member of a North American Indian people who lived in Oregon along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Washington and northern Idaho


Sahaptino   Dico Tools
A member of a North American Indian people who lived in Oregon along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Washington and northern Idaho


Sahara   Dico Tools
The world''s largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa


Saharan   Dico Tools
A Nilo-Saharan language spoken in parts of Chad


Saharan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or located in the Sahara Desert


Sahara_Desert   Dico Tools
The world''s largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa


Sahib   Dico Tools
Formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India; used after the name


Sahuaro   Dico Tools
Extremely large treelike cactus of desert regions of southwestern United States having a thick columnar sparsely branched trunk bearing white flowers and edible red pulpy fruit


Said(a)   Dico Tools
Being the one previously mentioned or spoken of; "works of all the aforementioned authors"; "said party has denied the charges"


Saida   Dico Tools
The main city of ancient Phoenicia


Saiga   Dico Tools
Goat-like antelope of central Eurasia having a stubby nose like a proboscis


Saiga_tatarica   Dico Tools
Goat-like antelope of central Eurasia having a stubby nose like a proboscis


Saigon   Dico Tools
A city in South Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) it was the capital of French Indochina


Saigon_cinnamon   Dico Tools
Tropical southeast Asian tree with aromatic bark; yields a bark used medicinally


Sail   Dico Tools
An ocean trip taken for pleasure


Sail   Dico Tools
A large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel


Sail   Dico Tools
Travel by boat on a boat propelled by wind or by other means; "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"


Sail   Dico Tools
Traverse or travel by ship on (a body of water); "We sailed the Atlantic"; "He sailed the Pacific all alone"


Sail   Dico Tools
Move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions; "The diva swept into the room"; "Shreds of paper sailed through the air"; "The searchlights swept across the sky"


Sail   Dico Tools
Travel in a boat propelled by wind; "I love sailing, especially on the open sea"


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Sailboat   Dico Tools
A small sailing vessel; usually with a single mast


Sailcloth   Dico Tools
A strong fabric (such as cotton canvas) used for making sails and tents


Sailfish   Dico Tools
Large pelagic game fish having an elongated upper jaw and long sail-like dorsal fin


Sailfish   Dico Tools
A saltwater fish with lean flesh


Sailing   Dico Tools
The departure of a vessel from a port


Sailing   Dico Tools
The activity of flying a glider


Sailing   Dico Tools
Riding in a sailboat


Sailing   Dico Tools
The work of a sailor


Sailing   Dico Tools
Traveling by boat or ship


Sailing-race   Dico Tools
A race between crews of people in yachts


Sailing_boat   Dico Tools
A small sailing vessel; usually with a single mast


Sailing_master   Dico Tools
The ship''s officer in charge of navigation


Sailing_ship   Dico Tools
A vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts


Sailing_vessel   Dico Tools
A vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts


Sailmaker   Dico Tools
A maker of sails


Sailor   Dico Tools
A stiff straw hat with a flat crown


Sailor   Dico Tools
A serviceman in the navy


Sailor   Dico Tools
Any member of a ship''s crew


Sailor's-choice   Dico Tools
Found from Florida to Brazil and Gulf of Mexico


Sailor's-choice   Dico Tools
Similar to sea bream; small spiny-finned fish found in bays along the southeastern coast of the United States


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Sailor's_breastplate   Dico Tools
A knot in the rope used to drag a gun carriage


Sailors_choice   Dico Tools
Found from Florida to Brazil and Gulf of Mexico


Sailor_boy   Dico Tools
A serviceman in the navy


Sailor_cap   Dico Tools
A cap worn by sailors


Sailor_suit   Dico Tools
A boy''s ensemble; copied from a sailor''s uniform


Sailplane   Dico Tools
Aircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces


Sailplane   Dico Tools
Fly a plane without an engine


Sailplaning   Dico Tools
The activity of flying a glider


Sail_through   Dico Tools
Succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course"


Saimiri   Dico Tools
Squirrel monkeys


Saimiri_sciureus   Dico Tools
Small long-tailed monkey of Central American and South America with greenish fur and black muzzle


Sainfoin   Dico Tools
Eurasian perennial herb having pale pink flowers and curved pods; naturalized in Britain and North America grasslands on calcareous soils; important forage crop and source of honey in Britain


Saint   Dico Tools
Model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal


Saint   Dico Tools
Person of exceptional holiness


Saint   Dico Tools
A person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization


Saint   Dico Tools
In the Catholic church; declare (a dead person) to be a saint; "After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized"


Saint   Dico Tools
Hold sacred


Saint's_day   Dico Tools
A day commemorating a saint


Saint-Bernard's-lily   Dico Tools
Southern European plant commonly cultivated for its spikes of small starry greenish-white flowers


Saint-John's-bread   Dico Tools
Powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree; used as a chocolate substitute


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Saint-Mihiel   Dico Tools
A battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918); the battle in which American troops launched their first offensive in France


Saint-Saens   Dico Tools
French pianist and composer (1835-1921)


Sainted   Dico Tools
Marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint; "angelic benificence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"


Sainthood   Dico Tools
The status and dignity of a saint


Sainthood   Dico Tools
Saints collectively


Saintlike   Dico Tools
Marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint; "angelic benificence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"


Saintliness   Dico Tools
The quality of resembling a saint


Saintly   Dico Tools
Marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint; "angelic benificence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"


Saintpaulia   Dico Tools
East African herb with nodding flowers; widely cultivated


Saintpaulia_ionantha   Dico Tools
Tropical African plant cultivated as a houseplant for its violet or white or pink flowers


Saints_Peter_and_Paul   Dico Tools
First celebrated in the 3rd century


Saint_Agnes's_Eve   Dico Tools
A Christian holy day


Saint_Ambrose   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the C


Saint_Andrew   Dico Tools
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland


Saint_Andrew_the_Apostle   Dico Tools
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland


Saint_Anselm   Dico Tools
An Italian who was a Benedictine monk; was archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109; one of the founders of scholasticism; best known for his proof of the existence of God


Saint_Anthony's_fire   Dico Tools
Any of several inflammatory or gangrenous skin conditions


Saint_Athanasius   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism; a Church father, saint, and Doctor of the Church (293-373)


Saint_Augustine   Dico Tools
A resort city in northeastern Florida; the oldest city in the United States


Saint_Augustine   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) one of the great fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became Bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man''s need for grace (354-430)


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Saint_Baeda   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)


Saint_Beda   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)


Saint_Bede   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)


Saint_Benedict   Dico Tools
Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)


Saint_Bernard   Dico Tools
A Swiss alpine breed of large powerful thick-coated dog used as a rescue dog


Saint_Boniface   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith; was martyred in Frisia (680-754)


Saint_Bride   Dico Tools
Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)


Saint_Bridget   Dico Tools
Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)


Saint_Brigid   Dico Tools
Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)


Saint_Bruno   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)


Saint_Christopher   Dico Tools
The largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis


Saint_Christopher   Dico Tools
Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)


Saint_Christopher-Nevis   Dico Tools
A country on several of the Leeward Islands; located east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983


Saint_Cloud   Dico Tools
A town in central Minnesota on the Mississippi River; granite quarries


Saint_Crispin   Dico Tools
Patron saint of shoemakers; he and his brother were martyred for trying to spread Christianity (3rd century)


Saint_David   Dico Tools
Patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)


Saint_Denis   Dico Tools
United States dancer and choreographer who collaborated with Ted Shawn (1877-1968)


Saint_Dominic   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)


Saint_Edward_the_Confessor   Dico Tools
Son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)


Saint_Edward_the_Martyr   Dico Tools
King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978)


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Saint_Elizabeth_Ann_Bayley_Seton   Dico Tools
United States religious leader who was the first person born in the United States to be canonized (1774-1821)


Saint_Elmo's_fire   Dico Tools
An electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere


Saint_Elmo's_light   Dico Tools
An electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere


Saint_Emilion   Dico Tools
Full-bodied red wine from around the town of Saint Emilion in Bordeaux


Saint_Eustatius   Dico Tools
An island in the Netherlands Antilles


Saint_Francis   Dico Tools
A tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas


Saint_Francis   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)


Saint_Francis_of_Assisi   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)


Saint_Francis_River   Dico Tools
A tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas


Saint_Francis_Xavier   Dico Tools
Spanish missionary and Jesuit who establish missionaries in Japan and Ceylon and the East Indies (1506-1552)


Saint_George   Dico Tools
Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)


Saint_Gregory_I   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) a pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604)


Saint_Ignatius   Dico Tools
Bishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110)


Saint_Ignatius'_itch   Dico Tools
A disease caused by deficiency of niacin or tryptophan (or by a defect in the metabolic conversion of tryptophan to niacin); characterized by gastrointestinal disturbances and erythema and nervous or mental disorders; may be caused by malnutrition or alco


Saint_Ignatius_of_Loyola   Dico Tools
Spaniard and Roman Catholic theologian and founder of the Society of Jesus; a leading opponent of the Reformation (1491-1556)


Saint_James   Dico Tools
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament


Saint_James_the_Apostle   Dico Tools
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament


Saint_Jerome   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) one of the great fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)


Saint_Joan   Dico Tools
French heroine and military leader inspired by religious visions to organize French resistance to the English and to have Charles VII crowned king; she was later tried for heresy and burned at the stake (1412-1431)


Saint_John   Dico Tools
A port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick


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Saint_John   Dico Tools
A river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy


Saint_John   Dico Tools
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation


Saint_John's   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda; located on the island of Antigua


Saint_John's   Dico Tools
A port and provincial capital of Newfoundland


Saint_Johns   Dico Tools
A river in northeastern Florida that flows northward to Jacksonville and then eastward to empty into the Atlantic Ocean


Saint_Johns_River   Dico Tools
A river in northeastern Florida that flows northward to Jacksonville and then eastward to empty into the Atlantic Ocean


Saint_John_River   Dico Tools
A river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy


Saint_John_the_Apostle   Dico Tools
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation


Saint_Joseph   Dico Tools
A town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express


Saint_Joseph   Dico Tools
A Christian holy day


Saint_Jude   Dico Tools
(New Testament) supposed brother of St James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless


Saint_Kitts   Dico Tools
The largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis


Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis   Dico Tools
A country on several of the Leeward Islands; located east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983


Saint_Lawrence   Dico Tools
A North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic


Saint_Lawrence   Dico Tools
Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the Church''s treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)


Saint_Lawrence_River   Dico Tools
A North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic


Saint_Lawrence_Seaway   Dico Tools
A seaway involving the Saint Lawrence River and the Great Lakes that was developed jointly by Canada and the United States; oceangoing ships can travel as far west as Lake Superior


Saint_Louis   Dico Tools
The largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century


Saint_Louis   Dico Tools
King of France and son of Louis VIII; he led two unsuccessful crusades; considered an ideal medieval king (1214-1270)


Saint_Lucia   Dico Tools
A volcanic island in the Windward Isles south of Martinique


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Saint_Lucia   Dico Tools
A country on the island of Saint Lucia; gained independence from Great Britain in 1979


Saint_Luke   Dico Tools
(New Testament) the Apostle closely associated with St Paul and traditionally assumed to be the author of the third Gospel


Saint_Maarten   Dico Tools
An island in the western Leeward Islands; administered jointly by France and the Netherlands


Saint_Mark   Dico Tools
Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel


Saint_Martin   Dico Tools
An island in the western Leeward Islands; administered jointly by France and the Netherlands


Saint_Martin's_summer   Dico Tools
A period of unusually warm weather in the autumn


Saint_Matthew   Dico Tools
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel


Saint_Matthew_the_Apostle   Dico Tools
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel


Saint_Nicholas   Dico Tools
A bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)


Saint_Nick   Dico Tools
The legendary patron saint of children


Saint_Olaf   Dico Tools
King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)


Saint_Olav   Dico Tools
King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)


Saint_Patrick   Dico Tools
Apostle and patron saint of Ireland; an English missionary to Ireland in the 5th century


Saint_Patrick's_Day   Dico Tools
A day observed by the Irish to commemorate the patron saint of Ireland


Saint_Paul   Dico Tools
Capital of the state of Minnesota; located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi river adjacent to Minneapolis; one of the Twin Cities


Saint_Paul   Dico Tools
(New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an apostle; "Paul''s name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"


Saint_Peter   Dico Tools
Disciple of Jesus and leader of the apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope


Saint_Peter's_wreath   Dico Tools
Shrub having copious small white flowers in spring


Saint_Petersburg   Dico Tools
A city in the European part of Russia; 2nd largest Russian city; located at the head of the Gulf of Finland; former capital of Russia


Saint_Petersburg   Dico Tools
A city in western Florida on Tampa Bay; a popular winter resort


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Saint_Peter_the_Apostle   Dico Tools
Disciple of Jesus and leader of the apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope


Saint_Thomas   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)


Saint_Thomas   Dico Tools
The Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes


Saint_Thomas_Aquinas   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)


Saint_Thomas_a_Becket   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II concerning Henry''s attempts to control the clergy (1118-1170)


Saint_Ulmo's_fire   Dico Tools
An electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere


Saint_Ulmo's_light   Dico Tools
An electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere


Saint_Valentine's_Day   Dico Tools
A day for the exchange of tokens of affection


Saint_Vincent   Dico Tools
An island in the center of the Windward Islands; the largest of the islands comprising Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


Saint_Vincent_and_the_Grenadines   Dico Tools
An island country in the central Windward Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1979


Saint_Vitus_dance   Dico Tools
Chorea occurring chiefly in children and associated with rheumatic fever


Saipan   Dico Tools
US forces captured the island from the Japanese in July 1944; it was an important air base until the end of World War II


Saipan   Dico Tools
The largest island in the Northern Marianas and the administrative center of the commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in union with the United States


Sajama   Dico Tools
A mountain peak in the Andes in Bolivia (21,391 feet high)


Sakartvelo   Dico Tools
A republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991


Sake   Dico Tools
A reason for wanting something done; "for your sake"; "died for the sake of his country"; "in the interest of safety"; "in the common interest"


Sake   Dico Tools
The purpose of achieving or obtaining; "for the sake of argument"


Sake   Dico Tools
Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot


Sakharov   Dico Tools
Soviet physicist and dissident; helped develop the first Russian hydrogen bomb; advocated nuclear disarmament and campaigned for human rights (1921-1989)


Saki   Dico Tools
Small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail


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Saki   Dico Tools
Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot


Saki   Dico Tools
British writer of short stories (1870-1916)


Sakkara   Dico Tools
A town in northern Egypt; site of the oldest Egyptian pyramids


Sakti   Dico Tools
The female or generative principle; wife of Siva and a benevolent form of Devi


Saktism   Dico Tools
Worship of Shakti as the wife of Shiva


Saktism   Dico Tools
A Hindu sect worshiping Shakti


Salaah   Dico Tools
The second pillar of Islam is prayer; a prescribed liturgy performed five times a day (preferably in a mosque) and oriented toward Mecca


Salaam   Dico Tools
A deep bow; a Muslim form of salutation


Salaam   Dico Tools
Greet with a salaam


Salaat   Dico Tools
The second pillar of Islam is prayer; a prescribed liturgy performed five times a day (preferably in a mosque) and oriented toward Mecca


Salable   Dico Tools
Possible to sell


Salacious   Dico Tools
Suggestive of or tending to moral looseness; "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks"


Salacious   Dico Tools
Characterized by lust; "eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer"; "her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature"; "prurient literature"; "prurient thoughts"; "a salacious rooster of a little man"


Salaciously   Dico Tools
In a lascivious manner


Salaciousness   Dico Tools
The trait of behaving in an obscene manner


Salacity   Dico Tools
The trait of behaving in an obscene manner


Salad   Dico Tools
Food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing; usually consisting of or including greens


Saladin   Dico Tools
Sultan of Syria and Egypt; reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187 but was defeated by Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191 (1137-1193)


Salad_bar   Dico Tools
A bar where diners can assemble a salad to their own taste


Salad_bowl   Dico Tools
A large bowl for mixing and serving a salad


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Salad_bowl   Dico Tools
A plate or bowl for individual servings of salad


Salad_burnet   Dico Tools
Leaves sometimes used for salad


Salad_burnet   Dico Tools
European garden herb with purple-tinged flowers and leaves that are sometimes used for salads


Salad_cream   Dico Tools
A creamy salad dressing resembling mayonaise


Salad_days   Dico Tools
The best time of youth


Salad_dressing   Dico Tools
Savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type


Salad_fork   Dico Tools
A fork intended for eating salads


Salad_green   Dico Tools
Greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads


Salad_greens   Dico Tools
Greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads


Salad_nicoise   Dico Tools
Typically containing tomatoes and anchovies and garnished with black olives and capers


Salad_oil   Dico Tools
Any of several edible vegetable oils that can be used in salad dressings


Salad_plate   Dico Tools
A plate or bowl for individual servings of salad


Salafast_Group_for_Call_and_Combat   Dico Tools
An Algerian extremist Islamic offshoot of the Armed Islamic Group; now the largest and most active armed terrorist group in Algeria that seeks to overthrow the government; a major source of support and recruitment for al-Qaeda operations in Europe and nor


Salafism   Dico Tools
A militant group of extremist Sunnis who believe themselves the only correct interpreters of the Koran and consider moderate Muslims to be infidels; seek to convert all Muslims and to insure that its own fundamentalist version of Islam will dominate the w


Salafist_Group   Dico Tools
An Algerian extremist Islamic offshoot of the Armed Islamic Group; now the largest and most active armed terrorist group in Algeria that seeks to overthrow the government; a major source of support and recruitment for al-Qaeda operations in Europe and nor


Salafi_movement   Dico Tools
A militant group of extremist Sunnis who believe themselves the only correct interpreters of the Koran and consider moderate Muslims to be infidels; seek to convert all Muslims and to insure that its own fundamentalist version of Islam will dominate the w


Salah   Dico Tools
The second pillar of Islam is prayer; a prescribed liturgy performed five times a day (preferably in a mosque) and oriented toward Mecca


Salah-ad-Din_Yusuf_ibn-Ayyub   Dico Tools
Sultan of Syria and Egypt; reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187 but was defeated by Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191 (1137-1193)


Salah_al-Din_Battalions   Dico Tools
The military arm of Hamas responsible for suicide bombings and other attacks on Israel


Salai   Dico Tools
East Indian tree yielding a resin used medicinally and burned as incense


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Salal   Dico Tools
Small evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having edible dark purple grape-size berries


Salamander   Dico Tools
Any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed


Salamander   Dico Tools
Fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire


Salamander   Dico Tools
Reptilian creature supposed to live in fire


Salamandra   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Salamandridae


Salamandra_atra   Dico Tools
Ovoviviparous amphibian of the Alps


Salamandra_maculosa   Dico Tools
European salamander having dark skin with usually yellow spots


Salamandra_salamandra   Dico Tools
A kind of European salamander


Salamandridae   Dico Tools
Salamanders


Salamandriform   Dico Tools
Shaped like a salamander


Salami   Dico Tools
Highly seasoned fatty sausage of pork and beef usually dried


Salaried   Dico Tools
Receiving a salary; "salaried members of the staff"


Salaried   Dico Tools
For which money is paid; "a paying job"; "remunerative work"; "salaried employment"; "stipendiary services"


Salaried   Dico Tools
Receiving or eligible for compensation; "salaried workers"; "a stipendiary magistrate"


Salary   Dico Tools
Something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"


Salary_cut   Dico Tools
The act of reducing a salary


Salary_increase   Dico Tools
The amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"


Salat   Dico Tools
The second pillar of Islam is prayer; a prescribed liturgy performed five times a day (preferably in a mosque) and oriented toward Mecca


Sale   Dico Tools
A particular instance of selling; "he has just made his first sale"; "they had to complete the sale before the banks closed"


Sale   Dico Tools
The general activity of selling; "they tried to boost sales"; "laws limit the sale of handguns"


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Sale   Dico Tools
An occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale"


Sale   Dico Tools
An agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer); "the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office"


Sale   Dico Tools
The state of being purchasable; offered or exhibited for selling; "you''ll find vitamin C for sale at most pharmacies"; "the new line of cars will soon be on sale"


Saleable   Dico Tools
Possible to sell


Salem   Dico Tools
A city in southern India


Salem   Dico Tools
A city in northeastern Massachusetts; site of the witchcraft trials in 1692


Salem   Dico Tools
Capital of the state of Oregon in the northwestern part of the state on the Willamette River


Saleratus   Dico Tools
A white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid


Salerno   Dico Tools
A battle in World War II; the port was captured by United States troops in September 1943


Saleroom   Dico Tools
An area where merchandise (such as cars) can be displayed; "in England a showroom is called a salesroom"


Sales   Dico Tools
Income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time


Salesclerk   Dico Tools
A salesperson in a store


Salesgirl   Dico Tools
A woman salesperson


Saleslady   Dico Tools
A woman salesperson


Salesman   Dico Tools
A man salesperson


Salesmanship   Dico Tools
Skill in selling; skill in persuading people to buy; "he read a book on salesmanship but it didn''t help"


Salesperson   Dico Tools
A person employed to sell merchandise (as to customers in a store or to customers that are visited)


Salesroom   Dico Tools
An area where merchandise (such as cars) can be displayed; "in England a showroom is called a salesroom"


Saleswoman   Dico Tools
A woman salesperson


Sales_agreement   Dico Tools
An agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer); "the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office"


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Sales_booth   Dico Tools
A booth where articles are displayed for sale


Sales_campaign   Dico Tools
An advertising campaign intended to promote sales


Sales_demonstrator   Dico Tools
Someone who demonstrates an article to a prospective buyer


Sales_department   Dico Tools
The division of a business that is responsible for selling products or services


Sales_division   Dico Tools
The division of a business that is responsible for selling products or services


Sales_event   Dico Tools
An occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale"


Sales_finance_company   Dico Tools
A finance company that buys (at a discount) the installment sales contracts of retail merchants


Sales_force   Dico Tools
The division of a business that is responsible for selling products or services


Sales_incentive   Dico Tools
Remuneration offered to a salesperson for exceeding some predetermined sales goal


Sales_outlet   Dico Tools
A place of business for retailing goods


Sales_pitch   Dico Tools
Promotion by means of an argument and demonstration


Sales_promotion   Dico Tools
Promotion that supplements or coordinates advertising


Sales_resistance   Dico Tools
Resistance by potential customers to aggressive selling practices


Sales_staff   Dico Tools
Those in a business who are responsible for sales


Sales_talk   Dico Tools
Promotion by means of an argument and demonstration


Sales_tax   Dico Tools
A tax based on the cost of the item purchased and collected directly from the buyer


Sale_in_gross   Dico Tools
A sale of a tract of land as a whole without a warranty as to the acreage


Salian   Dico Tools
A member of the tribe of Franks who settled in the Netherlands in the 4th century AD


Salian_Frank   Dico Tools
A member of the tribe of Franks who settled in the Netherlands in the 4th century AD


Salicaceae   Dico Tools
Two genera of trees or shrubs having hairy catkins: Salix; Populus


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Salicales   Dico Tools
Coextensive with the family Salicaceae


Salicornia   Dico Tools
Glassworts


Salicornia_europaea   Dico Tools
Fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers; formerly used in making glass


Salicylate   Dico Tools
A salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs)


Salicylate_poisoning   Dico Tools
Poisoning caused by the excessive ingestion of salicylates (usually aspirin)


Salicylic_acid   Dico Tools
A white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste; used as a fungicide or in making aspirin or dyes or perfumes


Salic_law   Dico Tools
The code of laws of the Salian Franks and other German tribes


Salience   Dico Tools
The state of being salient


Saliency   Dico Tools
The state of being salient


Salient   Dico Tools
(military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy


Salient   Dico Tools
Having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient trait


Salient   Dico Tools
(of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees


Salient(ip)   Dico Tools
Represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)


Salientia   Dico Tools
Frogs, toads, tree toads


Salientian   Dico Tools
Any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species


Salientian   Dico Tools
Relating to frogs and toads


Salient_angle   Dico Tools
An angle pointing outward; an interior angle of a polygon that is less than 180 degrees


Saliferous   Dico Tools
Containing or yielding salt; "saliferous formations"; "salt domes"


Salim   Dico Tools
Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)


Salina   Dico Tools
A town in central Kansas


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Salinate   Dico Tools
Add salt to; "salinated solution"


Saline   Dico Tools
An isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water


Saline   Dico Tools
Containing salt; "a saline solution"; "salty tears"


Saline_solution   Dico Tools
An isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water


Salinger   Dico Tools
United States writer (born 1919)


Salinity   Dico Tools
The relative proportion of salt in a solution


Salinity   Dico Tools
The taste experience when salt is taken into the mouth


Salinometer   Dico Tools
A hydrometer that determines the concentration of salt solutions by measuring their density


Salisbury   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Zimbabwe


Salisbury_steak   Dico Tools
Ground beef patty usually with a sauce


Salish   Dico Tools
A family of Mosan language spoken in northwestern United States and western Canada


Salish   Dico Tools
A member of a group of North American Indians speaking a Salishan language and living on the northwest coast of North America


Salishan   Dico Tools
A family of Mosan language spoken in northwestern United States and western Canada


Saliva   Dico Tools
A clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches


Salivary   Dico Tools
Of or relating to saliva; "salivary gland"


Salivary_calculus   Dico Tools
A stone formed in the salivary gland


Salivary_duct   Dico Tools
A duct through which saliva passes from the salivary gland into the mouth


Salivary_gland   Dico Tools
Any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion


Salivate   Dico Tools
Produce saliva; "We salivated when he described the great meal"


Salivate   Dico Tools
Be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something; "She was salivating over the raise she anticipated"


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Salivation   Dico Tools
The secretion of saliva


Salix   Dico Tools
A large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows


Salix_alba   Dico Tools
Large willow tree of Eurasia and North Africa having grayish canescent leaves and gray bark


Salix_alba_caerulea   Dico Tools
Eurasian willow tree having grayish leaves and ascending branches


Salix_alba_sericea   Dico Tools
North American willow with grayish silky pubescent leaves that usually blacken in drying


Salix_alba_vitellina   Dico Tools
European willow having grayish leaves and yellow-orange twigs used in basketry


Salix_amygdalina   Dico Tools
Old World willow with light green leaves cultivated for use in basketry


Salix_amygdaloides   Dico Tools
Willow of the western United States with leaves like those of peach or almond trees


Salix_arctica   Dico Tools
Low creeping shrub of arctic Europe and America


Salix_babylonica   Dico Tools
Willow with long drooping branches and slender leaves native to China; widely cultivated as an ornamental


Salix_blanda   Dico Tools
Hybrid willow usually not strongly weeping in habit


Salix_candida   Dico Tools
North American shrub with whitish canescent leaves


Salix_caprea   Dico Tools
Much-branched Old World willow having large catkins and relatively large broad leaves


Salix_cinerea   Dico Tools
Eurasian shrubby willow with whitish tomentose twigs


Salix_discolor   Dico Tools
Small willow of eastern North America having grayish leaves and silky catkins that come before the leaves


Salix_fragilis   Dico Tools
Large willow tree with stiff branches that are easily broken


Salix_herbacea   Dico Tools
Widely distributed boreal shrubby willow with partially underground creeping stems and bright green glossy leaves


Salix_humilis   Dico Tools
Slender shrubby willow of dry areas of North America


Salix_lasiolepis   Dico Tools
Shrubby willow of the western United States


Salix_lucida   Dico Tools
Common North American shrub with shiny lanceolate leaves


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Salix_nigra   Dico Tools
North American shrubby willow having dark bark and linear leaves growing close to streams and lakes


Salix_pendulina   Dico Tools
Hybrid willow usually not strongly weeping in habit


Salix_pendulina_blanda   Dico Tools
Hybrid willow usually not strongly weeping in habit


Salix_pentandra   Dico Tools
European willow tree with shining leathery leaves; widely naturalized in the eastern United States


Salix_purpurea   Dico Tools
Eurasian osier having reddish or purple twigs and bark rich in tannin


Salix_pyrifolia   Dico Tools
Small shrubby tree of eastern North America having leaves exuding an odor of balsam when crushed


Salix_repens   Dico Tools
Small trailing bush of Europe and Asia having straggling branches with silky green leaves of which several varieties are cultivated


Salix_sericea   Dico Tools
North American willow with grayish silky pubescent leaves that usually blacken in drying


Salix_sitchensis   Dico Tools
Small shrubby tree of western North America (Alaska to Oregon)


Salix_triandra   Dico Tools
Old World willow with light green leaves cultivated for use in basketry


Salix_tristis   Dico Tools
Willow shrub of dry places in the eastern United States having long narrow leaves canescent beneath


Salix_uva-ursi   Dico Tools
Dwarf prostrate mat-forming shrub of arctic and alpine regions of North America and Greenland having deep green elliptic leaves that taper toward the base


Salix_viminalis   Dico Tools
Willow with long flexible twigs used in basketry


Salix_vitellina   Dico Tools
European willow having grayish leaves and yellow-orange twigs used in basketry


Salk   Dico Tools
United States virologist who developed the Salk vaccine that is injected against poliomyelitis (born 1914)


Salk_vaccine   Dico Tools
A poliovirus vaccine consisting of inactivated polio virus that is injected subcutaneously to provide immunity to poliomyelitis


Sallade   Dico Tools
A light medieval helmet with a slit for vision


Sallet   Dico Tools
A light medieval helmet with a slit for vision


Sallow   Dico Tools
Any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal


Sallow   Dico Tools
Cause to become sallow; "The illness has sallowed her face"


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Sallow   Dico Tools
Unhealthy looking


Sallowness   Dico Tools
A sickly yellowish skin color


Sally   Dico Tools
A venture off the beaten path; "a sally into the wide world beyond his home"


Sally   Dico Tools
A military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position


Sally   Dico Tools
Witty remark


Sallying_forth   Dico Tools
A venture off the beaten path; "a sally into the wide world beyond his home"


Sally_forth   Dico Tools
Set out in a sudden, energetic or violent manner


Sally_Lunn   Dico Tools
A flat round slightly sweet teacake usually served hot


Sally_out   Dico Tools
Jump out from a hiding place and surprise (someone); "The attackers leapt out from the bushes"


Sally_out   Dico Tools
Set out in a sudden, energetic or violent manner


Salmacis   Dico Tools
Nymph who merged with Hermaphroditus to form one body


Salmagundi   Dico Tools
Cooked meats and eggs and vegetables usually arranged in rows around the plate and dressed with a salad dressing


Salmagundi   Dico Tools
A collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"


Salman_Rushdie   Dico Tools
British writer of novels who was born in India; one of his novels is regarded as blasphemous by Muslims and a fatwa was issued condemning him to death (born in 1947)


Salmi   Dico Tools
Ragout of game in a rich sauce


Salmo   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Salmonidae: salmon and trout


Salmon   Dico Tools
Any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn


Salmon   Dico Tools
Flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae


Salmon   Dico Tools
A tributary of the Snake River in Idaho


Salmonberry   Dico Tools
Large erect red-flowered raspberry of western North America having large salmon-colored berries


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Salmonberry   Dico Tools
White-flowered raspberry of western North America and northern Mexico with thimble-shaped orange berries


Salmonberry   Dico Tools
Creeping raspberry of north temperate regions with yellow or orange berries


Salmonella   Dico Tools
Rod-shaped gram-negative enterobacteria; cause typhoid fever and food poisoning; can be used as a bioweapon


Salmonella_enteritidis   Dico Tools
A form of salmonella that causes gastroenteritis in humans


Salmonella_typhi   Dico Tools
A form of salmonella that causes typhoid fever


Salmonella_typhimurium   Dico Tools
A form of salmonella that causes food poisoning in humans


Salmonella_typhosa   Dico Tools
A form of salmonella that causes typhoid fever


Salmonellosis   Dico Tools
A kind of food poisoning caused by eating foods contaminated with Salmonella typhimurium


Salmonid   Dico Tools
Soft-finned fishes of cold and temperate waters


Salmonidae   Dico Tools
Salmon and trout


Salmon_berry   Dico Tools
White-flowered raspberry of western North America and northern Mexico with thimble-shaped orange berries


Salmon_loaf   Dico Tools
Fish loaf made with flaked salmon


Salmon_oil   Dico Tools
A fatty oil obtained from the wastes in canning salmon; used in making soap and dressing leather


Salmon_pink   Dico Tools
A shade of pink tinged with yellow


Salmon_River   Dico Tools
A tributary of the Snake River in Idaho


Salmon_trout   Dico Tools
Speckled trout of European rivers; introduced in North America


Salmon_trout   Dico Tools
Large fork-tailed trout of lakes of Canada and the northern United States


Salmon_trout   Dico Tools
Flesh of marine trout that migrate from salt to fresh water


Salmo_gairdneri   Dico Tools
Found in Pacific coastal waters and streams from lower California to Alaska


Salmo_salar   Dico Tools
Found in northern coastal Atlantic waters or tributaries; adults do not die after spawning


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Salmo_trutta   Dico Tools
Speckled trout of European rivers; introduced in North America


Salmwood   Dico Tools
Large tropical American tree of the genus Cordia grown for its abundant creamy white flowers and valuable wood


Salol   Dico Tools
A white powder with a pleasant taste and odor; used to absorb light in sun tan lotions or as a preservative or an antiseptic or a coating for pills in which the medicine is intended for enteric release


Salome   Dico Tools
Woman whose dancing beguiled Herod into giving her the head of John the Baptist


Salomon   Dico Tools
American financier and Revolutionary patriot who helped fund the army during the American Revolution (1740?-1785)


Salon   Dico Tools
Elegant sitting room where guests are received


Salon   Dico Tools
Gallery where works of art can be displayed


Salon   Dico Tools
A shop where hairdressers and beauticians work


Salonica   Dico Tools
A port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea; second largest city of Greece


Salonika   Dico Tools
A port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea; second largest city of Greece


Saloon   Dico Tools
A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"


Saloon   Dico Tools
Tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals


Saloon_keeper   Dico Tools
The proprietor of a saloon


Salp   Dico Tools
Minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end


Salpa   Dico Tools
Minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end


Salpichroa   Dico Tools
Herbs of temperate North and South America: cock''s eggs


Salpichroa_organifolia   Dico Tools
Weedy vine of Argentina having solitary white flowers followed by egg-shaped white or yellow fruit


Salpichroa_rhomboidea   Dico Tools
Weedy vine of Argentina having solitary white flowers followed by egg-shaped white or yellow fruit


Salpidae   Dico Tools
A small family of tunicates in the class Thaliacea


Salpiglossis   Dico Tools
Any plant of the genus Salpiglossis


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Salpiglossis_sinuata   Dico Tools
Chilean herb having velvety funnel-shaped yellowish or violet flowers with long tonguelike styles at the corolla throat


Salpinctes   Dico Tools
A genus of Troglodytidae


Salpinctes_obsoletus   Dico Tools
Wren inhabiting badlands and mesa country of western United States and Mexico


Salpingectomy   Dico Tools
Surgical removal of one or both Fallopian tubes


Salpingitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of a Fallopian tube (usually the result of infection spreading from the vagina or uterus) or of a Eustachian tube


Salpinx   Dico Tools
A tube in the uterus or the ear


Salsa   Dico Tools
Spicy sauce of tomatoes and onions and chili peppers to accompany Mexican foods


Salsify   Dico Tools
Either of two long roots eaten cooked


Salsify   Dico Tools
Mediterranean biennial herb with long-stemmed heads of purple ray flowers and milky sap and long edible root; naturalized throughout United States


Salsify   Dico Tools
Edible root of the salsify plant


Salsilla   Dico Tools
Tropical vine having pink-and-yellow flowers spotted purple and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; West Indies to northern South America


Salsilla   Dico Tools
Tropical vine having umbels of small purple flowers and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; Colombia


Salsola   Dico Tools
Chiefly Old World herbs or shrubs: saltworts


Salsola_kali   Dico Tools
Bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash


Salsola_kali_tenuifolia   Dico Tools
Prickly bushy Eurasian plant; a troublesome weed in central and western United States


Salsola_soda   Dico Tools
Bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash


Salt   Dico Tools
The taste experience when salt is taken into the mouth


SALT   Dico Tools
Negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries'' stock of nuclear weapons


Salt   Dico Tools
White crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food


Salt   Dico Tools
A compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)


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Salt   Dico Tools
Preserve with salt; "people used to salt meats on ships"


Salt   Dico Tools
Add zest or liveliness to; "She salts her lectures with jokes"


Salt   Dico Tools
Sprinkle as if with salt; "the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps"


Salt   Dico Tools
Add salt to


Salt   Dico Tools
Of speech that is painful or bitter; "salt scorn"- Shakespeare; "a salt apology"


Salt   Dico Tools
Containing or filled with salt; "salt water"


Salt   Dico Tools
One of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water


Salt-cured   Dico Tools
(used especially of meats) preserved in salt


Salt-free_diet   Dico Tools
A diet that limits the intake of salt (sodium chloride); often used in treating hypertension or edema or certain other disorders


Salt-rising_bread   Dico Tools
White wheat bread raised by a salt-tolerant bacterium in a mixture of salt and either cornmeal or potato pulp


Saltate   Dico Tools
Leap or skip, often in dancing; "These fish swim with a saltating motion"


Saltate   Dico Tools
Geography: move by saltation; "The sand grains are saltated by the wind"


Saltation   Dico Tools
A light springing movement upwards or forwards


Saltation   Dico Tools
Taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music


Saltation   Dico Tools
An abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"


Saltation   Dico Tools
A mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species


Saltation   Dico Tools
(geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface


Saltbox   Dico Tools
A type of house built in New England; has two stories in front and one behind


Saltbush   Dico Tools
Any of various shrubby plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in dry alkaline soil


Saltcellar   Dico Tools
A small container for holding salt at the dining table


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Salted   Dico Tools
(used especially of meats) preserved in salt


Salter   Dico Tools
Someone who makes or deals in salt


Salter   Dico Tools
Someone who uses salt to preserve meat or fish or other foods


Saltine   Dico Tools
A cracker sprinkled with salt before baking


Saltiness   Dico Tools
The property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)


Saltiness   Dico Tools
The taste experience when salt is taken into the mouth


Salting   Dico Tools
The act of adding salt to food


Saltire   Dico Tools
A cross with diagonal bars of equal length


Saltish   Dico Tools
Somewhat salty


Salton_Sea   Dico Tools
A saltwater lake in southeastern California


Saltpan   Dico Tools
A shallow basin in a desert region; contains salt and gypsum that was deposited by an evaporated salt lake


Saltpeter   Dico Tools
(KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive


Saltpetre   Dico Tools
(KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive


Saltshaker   Dico Tools
A shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling salt


Saltwater   Dico Tools
Water containing salts; "the water in the ocean is all saltwater"


Saltwater_fish   Dico Tools
Flesh of fish from the sea used as food


Saltworks   Dico Tools
A plant where salt is produced commercially


Saltwort   Dico Tools
Low-growing strong-smelling coastal shrub of warm parts of the New World having unisexual flowers in conelike spikes and thick succulent leaves


Saltwort   Dico Tools
Bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash


Saltwort_family   Dico Tools
Family coextensive with genus Batis: saltworts


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Salty   Dico Tools
Containing salt; "a saline solution"; "salty tears"


Salty   Dico Tools
Engagingly stimulating or provocative; "a piquant wit"; "salty language"


Salty   Dico Tools
One of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water


Salt_away   Dico Tools
Keep or lay aside for future use; "store grain for the winter"; "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn''t eat"


Salt_cod   Dico Tools
Codfish preserved in salt; must be desalted and flaked by soaking in water and pounding; used in e.g. codfish cakes


Salt_depletion   Dico Tools
Loss of salt from the body without replacement (loss by vomiting or profuse perspiration or urination or diarrhea) thus upsetting the electrolyte balance


Salt_flat   Dico Tools
A flat expanse of salt left by the evaporation of a body of salt water


SALT_I   Dico Tools
The first treaty between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics resulting from the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks


SALT_II   Dico Tools
The second treaty between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics resulting from the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks


Salt_Lake_City   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Utah; located near the Great Salt Lake in north central Utah; world capital of the Mormon Church


Salt_lick   Dico Tools
A salt deposit that animals regularly lick


Salt_marsh_mallow   Dico Tools
Subshrub of southeastern United States to New York


Salt_merchant   Dico Tools
Someone who makes or deals in salt


Salt_mine   Dico Tools
A job involving drudgery and confinement


Salt_mine   Dico Tools
A mine where salt is dug


Salt_plain   Dico Tools
A flat expanse of salt left by the evaporation of a body of salt water


Salt_pork   Dico Tools
Fat from the back and sides and belly of a hog carcass cured with salt


Salt_reed_grass   Dico Tools
Tall reedlike grass common in salt meadows


Salt_rush   Dico Tools
Rush of the Pacific coast of North America


Salt_shaker   Dico Tools
A shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling salt


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Salt_tree   Dico Tools
Spiny shrub of the Caspian salt plains and Siberia having elegant silvery-downy young foliage and mildly fragrant pink-purple blooms


Salubrious   Dico Tools
Promoting health; healthful; "a healthy diet"; "clean healthy air"; "plenty of healthy sleep"; "healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy"; "the salubrious mountain air and water"- C.B.Davis; "carrots are good for you"


Salubrious   Dico Tools
Favorable to health of mind or body; "not the most salubrious campsite"; "one of the less salubrious suburbs"


Salubriousness   Dico Tools
The quality of being salubrious and invigorating


Salubrity   Dico Tools
The quality of being salubrious and invigorating


Saluki   Dico Tools
Old breed of tall swift keen-eyed hunting dogs resembling greyhounds; from Egypt and southwestern Asia


Salutary   Dico Tools
Tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health; "beneficial effects of a balanced diet"; "a good night''s sleep"; "the salutary influence of pure air"


Salutation   Dico Tools
Word of greeting used to begin a letter


Salutation   Dico Tools
(usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)


Salutation   Dico Tools
An act of honor or courteous recognition; "a musical salute to the composer on his birthday"


Salutatorian   Dico Tools
The graduating student with the second highest academic rank; delivers the opening address at graduation exercises


Salutatory_speaker   Dico Tools
The graduating student with the second highest academic rank; delivers the opening address at graduation exercises


Salute   Dico Tools
An act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat


Salute   Dico Tools
A formal military gesture of respect


Salute   Dico Tools
An act of honor or courteous recognition; "a musical salute to the composer on his birthday"


Salute   Dico Tools
Express commendation of; "I salute your courage!"


Salute   Dico Tools
Greet in a friendly way; "I meet this men every day on my way to work and he salutes me"


Salute   Dico Tools
Recognize with a gesture prescribed by a miltary regulation; assume a prescribed position; "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute"


Salute   Dico Tools
Honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers


Salute   Dico Tools
Propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let''s drink to the New Year"


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Salute   Dico Tools
Become noticeable; "a terrible stench saluted our nostrils"


Saluter   Dico Tools
A person who greets; "the newcomers were met by smiling greeters"


Salvador   Dico Tools
A republic on the Pacific coast of Central America


Salvadora   Dico Tools
Genus of evergreen trees or shrubs; fruit is a drupe; grows in Africa through Arabia to India and China


Salvadoraceae   Dico Tools
A family of Old World shrubs and trees of order Gentianales; related to Oleaceae but having four stamens and four petals


Salvadoran   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of El Salvador


Salvadoran   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of El Salvador or its people; "Salvadoran coffee"; "Salvadoran guerillas"


Salvadoran_capital   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of El Salvador; has suffered from recurrent earthquakes


Salvadora_family   Dico Tools
A family of Old World shrubs and trees of order Gentianales; related to Oleaceae but having four stamens and four petals


Salvadora_persica   Dico Tools
Glabrous or pubescent evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Salvadora; twigs are fibrous and in some parts of the world are bound together in clusters and used as a toothbrush; shoots are used as camel fodder; plant ash provides salt


Salvadorean   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of El Salvador


Salvadorean   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of El Salvador or its people; "Salvadoran coffee"; "Salvadoran guerillas"


Salvadorian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of El Salvador


Salvage   Dico Tools
The act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire


Salvage   Dico Tools
The act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction


Salvage   Dico Tools
Property or goods saved from damage or destruction


Salvage   Dico Tools
Collect discarded or refused material; "She scavenged the garbage cans for food"


Salvage   Dico Tools
Save from ruin, destruction, or harm


Salvageable   Dico Tools
Capable of being saved from ruin; "their marriage was not salvageable"


Salvager   Dico Tools
Someone who salvages


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Salvation   Dico Tools
(Christianity) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil


Salvation   Dico Tools
Saving someone or something from harm of from an unpleasant situation; "the salvation of his party was the president''s major concern"


Salvation   Dico Tools
A means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness; "tourism was their economic salvation"; "they turned to individualism as their salvation"


Salvation   Dico Tools
The state of being saved or preserved from harm


Salvation_Army   Dico Tools
A charitable and religious organization to evangelize and to care for the poor and homeless


Salve   Dico Tools
Anything that remedies or heals or soothes; "he needed a salve for his conscience"


Salve   Dico Tools
Semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation


Salve   Dico Tools
Apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing


Salve   Dico Tools
Save from ruin, destruction, or harm


Salvelinus   Dico Tools
Brook trout


Salvelinus_alpinus   Dico Tools
Small trout of northern waters; landlocked populations in Quebec and northern New England


Salvelinus_fontinalis   Dico Tools
North American freshwater trout; introduced in Europe


Salvelinus_namaycush   Dico Tools
Large fork-tailed trout of lakes of Canada and the northern United States


Salver   Dico Tools
A tray (or large plate) for serving food or drinks; usually made of silver


Salverform   Dico Tools
Of or concerning a gamopetalous that has a slender tube and an abruptly expanded tip


Salvia   Dico Tools
Any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb


Salvia_azurea   Dico Tools
Blue-flowered sage of dry prairies of the eastern United States


Salvia_clarea   Dico Tools
Stout Mediterranean sage with white or pink or violet flowers; yields oil used as a flavoring and in perfumery


Salvia_divinorum   Dico Tools
An herb from Oaxaca that has a powerful hallucinogenic effect; the active ingredient is salvinorin


Salvia_farinacea   Dico Tools
Texas sage having intensely blue flowers


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Salvia_lancifolia   Dico Tools
Sage of western North America to Central America having violet-blue flowers; widespread in cultivation


Salvia_leucophylla   Dico Tools
Silvery-leaved California herb with purple flowers


Salvia_lyrata   Dico Tools
Sage of eastern United States


Salvia_officinalis   Dico Tools
Shrubby plant with aromatic grayish-green leaves used as a cooking herb


Salvia_pratensis   Dico Tools
Tall perennial Old World salvia with violet-blue flowers; found in open grasslands


Salvia_reflexa   Dico Tools
Sage of western North America to Central America having violet-blue flowers; widespread in cultivation


Salvia_sclarea   Dico Tools
Aromatic herb of southern Europe; cultivated in England as a potherb and widely as an ornamental


Salvia_spathacea   Dico Tools
California erect and sparsely branched perennial


Salvia_verbenaca   Dico Tools
Eurasian sage with blue flowers and foliage like verbena; naturalized in United States


Salvidor_Dali   Dico Tools
Surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989)


Salvific   Dico Tools
Intending to admit to salvation


Salving   Dico Tools
Having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin


Salvinia   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Salviniaceae: water ferns


Salviniaceae   Dico Tools
Water ferns


Salvinia_auriculata   Dico Tools
Free-floating aquatic ferns


Salvinia_rotundifolia   Dico Tools
Free-floating aquatic ferns


Salvinorin   Dico Tools
A hallucinogen obtained from Salvia divinorum


Salvo   Dico Tools
Rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"


Salvo   Dico Tools
A sudden outburst of cheers; "there was a salvo of approval"


Salvo   Dico Tools
An outburst resembling the discharge of firearms or the release of bombs


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Salvor   Dico Tools
Someone who salvages


Salwar   Dico Tools
A pair of light loose trousers witha tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez)


Salyut   Dico Tools
Either of two Soviet space stations launched in the 1970s


Salzburg   Dico Tools
City in western Austria; a music center and birthplace of Mozart


Sal_ammoniac   Dico Tools
A white salt used in dry cells


Sal_soda   Dico Tools
A sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper


Sal_volatile   Dico Tools
A solution of ammonium carbonate in ammonia water and alcohol


SAM   Dico Tools
A guided missile fired from land or shipboard against an airborne target


Sama-Veda   Dico Tools
A collection of mantras and tunes for use with the Rig-Veda


Saman   Dico Tools
Large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and sweet-pulp seed pods eaten by cattle


Samanala   Dico Tools
A mountain peak in south central Sri Lanka (7,360 feet high)


Samara   Dico Tools
A winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple


Samarang   Dico Tools
A port city is southern Indonesia; located in northern Java


Samarcand   Dico Tools
City in southern Uzbekistan; Tamerlane''s opulent capital in the 14th century


Samaritan   Dico Tools
A person who voluntarily offers help or sympathy in times of trouble


Samarium   Dico Tools
A gray lustrous metallic element of the rare earth group; is used in special alloys; occurs in monazite and bastnasite


Samarkand   Dico Tools
City in southern Uzbekistan; Tamerlane''s opulent capital in the 14th century


Samarskite   Dico Tools
A complex black mineral occuring in pegmatites


Samba   Dico Tools
A form of canasta using three decks and six jokers


Samba   Dico Tools
A lively ballroom dance from Brazil


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Samba   Dico Tools
Music composed for dancing the samba


Samba   Dico Tools
Large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood


Samba   Dico Tools
Dance the samba


Sambar   Dico Tools
A deer of southern Asia with antlers that have three tines


Sambre   Dico Tools
A river in western Europe that rises in northern France and flows generally east into Belgium where it joins the Neuse at Namur


Sambre_River   Dico Tools
A river in western Europe that rises in northern France and flows generally east into Belgium where it joins the Neuse at Namur


Sambuca   Dico Tools
An Italian liqueur made with elderberries and flavored with licorice


Sambucus   Dico Tools
Elder; elderberry


Sambucus_caerulea   Dico Tools
Shrub or small tree of western United States having white flowers and blue berries; fruit used in wines and jellies


Sambucus_canadensis   Dico Tools
Common elder of central and eastern North America bearing purple-black berries; fruit used in wines and jellies


Sambucus_ebulus   Dico Tools
Dwarf herbaceous elder of Europe having pink flowers and a nauseous odor


Sambucus_nigra   Dico Tools
Common black-fruited shrub or small tree of Europe and Asia; fruit used for wines and jellies


Sambucus_pubens   Dico Tools
Common North American shrub or small tree


Sambucus_racemosa   Dico Tools
Eurasian shrub


Sambur   Dico Tools
A deer of southern Asia with antlers that have three tines


Same   Dico Tools
Equal in amount or value; "like amounts"; "equivalent amounts"; "the same amount"; "gave one six blows and the other a like number"; "an equal number"; "the same number"


Same   Dico Tools
Closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree; "curtains the same color as the walls"; "two girls of the same age"; "mother and son have the same blue eyes"; "animals of the same species"; "the same rules as before"; "two boxes ha


Same   Dico Tools
Same in identity; "the same man I saw yesterday"; "never wore the same dress twice"; "this road is the same one we were on yesterday"; "on the same side of the street"


Same   Dico Tools
In the same manner; "you get treated fairly, same as any other student in this course!"


Same(p)   Dico Tools
Unchanged in character or nature; "the village stayed the same"; "his attitude is the same as ever"


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Same-sex_marriage   Dico Tools
Two people of the same sex who live together as a family; "the legal status of same-sex marriages has been hotly debated"


Samekh   Dico Tools
The 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet


Sameness   Dico Tools
The quality of wearisome constancy and lack of variety; "he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work"; "he hated the sameness of the food the college served"


Sameness   Dico Tools
The quality of being alike; "sameness of purpose kept them together"


Samhita   Dico Tools
One of four collections of sacred texts


Sami   Dico Tools
The language of the nomadic Lapp people in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula


Samia   Dico Tools
Silkworm moths


Samian_ware   Dico Tools
Earthenware made from the reddish-brown clay found on the Aegean island of Lemnos


Samia_cynthia   Dico Tools
Large Asiatic moth introduced into the United States; larvae feed on the ailanthus


Samia_cynthia   Dico Tools
Large green silkworm of the cynthia moth


Samia_walkeri   Dico Tools
Large Asiatic moth introduced into the United States; larvae feed on the ailanthus


Samiel   Dico Tools
A violent hot sand-laden wind on the deserts of Arabia and North Africa


Samisen   Dico Tools
A Japanese stringed instrument resembling a banjo with a long neck and three strings and a fretted fingerboard and a rectangular soundbox; played with a plectrum


Samite   Dico Tools
A heavy silk fabric (often woven with silver or gold threads); used to make clothing in the Middle Ages


Samizdat   Dico Tools
A system of clandestine printing and distribution of dissident or banned literature


Samnite   Dico Tools
An Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania who clashed repeatedly with the early Romans


Samoa   Dico Tools
A group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific midway between Hawaii and Australia; its climate and scenery and Polynesian culture make it a popular tourist stop


Samoa   Dico Tools
A constitutional monarchy on the western part of the islands of Samoa in the South Pacific


Samoan   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of the Samoan Islands


Samoan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Samoa or its people or language or culture; "Samoan fishing industry"


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Samoan_Islands   Dico Tools
A group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific midway between Hawaii and Australia; its climate and scenery and Polynesian culture make it a popular tourist stop


Samoa_i_Sisifo   Dico Tools
A constitutional monarchy on the western part of the islands of Samoa in the South Pacific


Samolus   Dico Tools
Genus of herbs usually growing in salt marshes: water pimpernels


Samolus_floribundus   Dico Tools
American water pimpernel


Samolus_parviflorus   Dico Tools
American water pimpernel


Samolus_valerandii   Dico Tools
Water pimpernel of Europe to China


Samosa   Dico Tools
Small turnover of Indian origin filled with vegetables or meat and fried and served hot


Samovar   Dico Tools
A metal urn with a spigot at the base; used in Russia to boil water for tea


Samoyed   Dico Tools
Siberian breed of white or cream dog of the spitz family


Samoyed   Dico Tools
The Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed people in northwestern Siberia


Samoyed   Dico Tools
A Samoyedic-speaking person in northwestern Siberia


Samoyede   Dico Tools
Siberian breed of white or cream dog of the spitz family


Samoyedic   Dico Tools
The Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed people in northwestern Siberia


Samoyedic-speaking   Dico Tools
Able to communicate in Samoyedic


Sampan   Dico Tools
An Asian skiff usually propelled by two oars


Samphire   Dico Tools
Fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers; formerly used in making glass


Sample   Dico Tools
A small part of something intended as representative of the whole


Sample   Dico Tools
Items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population


Sample   Dico Tools
All or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class


Sample   Dico Tools
Take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"


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Sampler   Dico Tools
A piece of embroidery demonstrating skill with various stitches


Sampler   Dico Tools
An observation station that is set up to make sample observations of something


Sampler   Dico Tools
An assortment of various samples; "a candy sampler"; "a sampler of French poets"


Sampler   Dico Tools
Someone who samples food or drink for its quality


Sample_distribution   Dico Tools
Items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population


Sampling   Dico Tools
(statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study


Sampling   Dico Tools
Measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)


Sampling   Dico Tools
Items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population


Sampling_frequency   Dico Tools
(telecommunication) the frequency of sampling a continuously varying signal


Sampling_rate   Dico Tools
(telecommunication) the frequency of sampling per unit time


Sampling_station   Dico Tools
An observation station that is set up to make sample observations of something


Samsara   Dico Tools
(Hinduism and Buddhism) the endless cycle of birth and suffering and death and rebirth


Samson   Dico Tools
A large and strong and heavyset man; "he was a bull of a man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got"


Samson   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah


Samuel   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) Hebrew prophet and judge who anointed Saul as king


Samuel_Adams   Dico Tools
American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803)


Samuel_Barber   Dico Tools
United States composer (1910-1981)


Samuel_Beckett   Dico Tools
A playwright and novelist (born in Ireland) who lived in France; wrote plays for the Theater of the Absurd (1906-1989)


Samuel_Dashiell_Hammett   Dico Tools
United States writer of hard-boiled detective fiction (1894-1961)


Samuel_de_Champlain   Dico Tools
French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)


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Samuel_F._B._Morse   Dico Tools
United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)


Samuel_Finley_Breese_Morse   Dico Tools
United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)


Samuel_Goldwyn   Dico Tools
United States film maker (born in Poland) who founded his own film company and later merged with Louis B. Mayer (1882-1974)


Samuel_Gompers   Dico Tools
United States labor leader (born in England) who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 to 1924 (1850-1924)


Samuel_Houston   Dico Tools
United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)


Samuel_Huntington   Dico Tools
American revolutionary leader who signed the Declaration of Independence and was president of the Continental Congress (1731-1796)


Samuel_Jackson_Snead   Dico Tools
United States golfer known for the graceful arc of his swing (1912-2002)


Samuel_Johnson   Dico Tools
English writer and lexicographer (1709-1784)


Samuel_Langhorne_Clemens   Dico Tools
United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910)


Samuel_Morse   Dico Tools
United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)


Samuel_Pepys   Dico Tools
English diarist whose diary contained detailed descriptions of 17th century disasters in England (1633-1703)


Samuel_Pierpoint_Langley   Dico Tools
United States astronomer and aviation pioneer who invented the bolometer and contributed to the design of early aircraft (1834-1906)


Samuel_Rawson_Gardiner   Dico Tools
British historian remembered for his ten-volume history of England (1829-1902)


Samuel_Rosenstock   Dico Tools
French poet (born in Romania) who was one of the cofounders of the Dada movement (1896-1963)


Samuel_Taylor_Coleridge   Dico Tools
English romantic poet (1772-1834)


Samuel_Wiesenthal   Dico Tools
Austrian investigator of Nazi war crimes (born in 1908)


Samuel_Wilder   Dico Tools
United States filmmaker (born in Austria) whose dark humor infused many of the films he made (1906-2002)


Samurai   Dico Tools
Feudal Japanese military aristocracy


Samurai   Dico Tools
A Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy


Sam_Adams   Dico Tools
American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803)


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Sam_Browne_belt   Dico Tools
Leather belt supported by a strap over the right shoulder


Sam_Goldwyn   Dico Tools
United States film maker (born in Poland) who founded his own film company and later merged with Louis B. Mayer (1882-1974)


Sam_Houston   Dico Tools
United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)


Sam_Shepard   Dico Tools
United States author of surrealistic allegorical plays (born in 1943)


Sam_Snead   Dico Tools
United States golfer known for the graceful arc of his swing (1912-2002)


Sana   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Yemen; on the central plateau


Sana'a   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Yemen; on the central plateau


Sanaa   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Yemen; on the central plateau


Sanatarium   Dico Tools
A hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseases


Sanative   Dico Tools
Tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets"


Sanatorium   Dico Tools
Pejorative terms for an insane asylum


Sanatorium   Dico Tools
A hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseases


Sanchez   Dico Tools
Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)


Sanctification   Dico Tools
A religious ceremony in which something is made holy


Sanctified   Dico Tools
Made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use; "a consecrated chursh"; "the sacred mosque"; "sacred elephants"; "sacred bread and wine"; "sanctified wine"


Sanctify   Dico Tools
Make pure or free from sin or guilt; "he left the monastery purified"


Sanctify   Dico Tools
Render holy by means of religious rites


Sanctimonious   Dico Tools
Excessively or hypocritically pious; "a sickening sanctimonious smile"


Sanctimoniously   Dico Tools
In a sanctimonious manner; "she was sanctimoniously criticizing everybody"


Sanctimoniousness   Dico Tools
The quality of being hypocritically devout


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Sanctimony   Dico Tools
The quality of being hypocritically devout


Sanction   Dico Tools
A mechanism of social control for enforcing a society''s standards


Sanction   Dico Tools
The act of final authorization; "it had the sanction of the church"


Sanction   Dico Tools
Official permission or approval; "authority for the program was renewed several times"


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Formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union''s endorsement"


Sanction   Dico Tools
Give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"


Sanction   Dico Tools
Give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage"


Sanction   Dico Tools
Give authority or permission to


Sanctionative   Dico Tools
Implying sanction or serving to sanction; "the guardian''s duties were primarily sanctionative rather than administrative"


Sanctioned   Dico Tools
Established by authority; given authoritative approval; "a list of approved candidates"


Sanctioned   Dico Tools
Formally approved and invested with legal authority


Sanctioned   Dico Tools
Conforming to orthodox or recognized rules; "the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing"- Sinclair Lewis


Sanctioning   Dico Tools
Implying sanction or serving to sanction; "the guardian''s duties were primarily sanctionative rather than administrative"


Sanctity   Dico Tools
The quality of being holy


Sanctuary   Dico Tools
Area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing


Sanctuary   Dico Tools
A shelter from danger or hardship


Sanctuary   Dico Tools
A consecrated place where sacred objects are kept


Sanctum   Dico Tools
A sacred place of pilgrimage


Sanctum   Dico Tools
A place of inviolable privacy; "he withdrew to his sanctum sanctorum, where the children could never go"


Sanctum_sanctorum   Dico Tools
(Judaism) sanctuary comprised of the innermost chamber of the Tabernacle in the temple of Solomon where the Ark of the Covenant was kept


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Sanctum_sanctorum   Dico Tools
A place of inviolable privacy; "he withdrew to his sanctum sanctorum, where the children could never go"


Sand   Dico Tools
Fortitude and determination; "he didn''t have the guts to try it"


Sand   Dico Tools
French writer known for works concerning women''s rights and independence (1804-1876)


Sand   Dico Tools
A loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral


Sand   Dico Tools
Rub with sandpaper; "sandpaper the wooden surface"


Sand-blind   Dico Tools
Having greatly reduced vision


Sandal   Dico Tools
A shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot


Sandaled   Dico Tools
Shod with sandals


Sandalled   Dico Tools
Shod with sandals


Sandalwood   Dico Tools
Close-grained fragrant yellowish heartwood of the true sandalwood; has insect-repelling properties and is used for carving and cabinetwork


Sandalwood_family   Dico Tools
Chiefly tropical herbs or shrubs or trees bearing nuts or one-seeded fruit


Sandalwood_tree   Dico Tools
Parasitic tree of Indonesia and Malaysia having fragrant close-grained yellowish heartwood with insect-repelling properties and used, e.g., for making chests


Sandarac   Dico Tools
Large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes


Sandarac   Dico Tools
A brittle and faintly aromatic translucent resin used in varnishes


Sandarac   Dico Tools
Durable fragrant wood; used in building (as in the roof of the cathedral at Cordova, Spain)


Sandarach   Dico Tools
A brittle and faintly aromatic translucent resin used in varnishes


Sandarac_tree   Dico Tools
Large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes


Sandbag   Dico Tools
A bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast


Sandbag   Dico Tools
Protect or strengthen with sandbags; stop up; "The residents sandbagged the beach front"


Sandbag   Dico Tools
Downplay one''s ability (towards others) in a game in order to deceive, as in gambling


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Sandbag   Dico Tools
Hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag


Sandbag   Dico Tools
Compel by coercion, threats, or crude means; "They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone"


Sandbag   Dico Tools
Treat harshly or unfairly


Sandbagger   Dico Tools
Someone who deceives you about his true nature or intent in order to take advantage of you


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