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semi-
half (semicircle); partial; partially (semiconscious); occurring twice during: semimonthly

scruple.noun
an uneasy feeling arising from conscience or principle that tends to hinder action; qualm
scruple, scrupled, scrupling, scruples.intransitive verbs
to hesitate as a result of conscience or principle

servitude.noun
a state of subjection to an owner or a master; lack of personal freedom, as to act as one chooses; forced labor imposed as in a society that must work just to eat so they can work again the next day (never having enough prosperity so as to experience freedom from controlling factors; bondage; slavery
Law a right that grants use of another's property

Sequoia, common name for a group of huge, majestic evergreen treesgiant Sequoia trees characterized by a columnar, reddish brown trunk rising 30 m (100 ft) or more above a buttressed base. Notice the person in the picture.
Giant sequoias may reach diameters of up to 30 feet (9 m), with bark thickness of up to 24 inches (60 cm). The buttress at the base of the trunk forms a natural support structure.
a giant Sequoia tree
The giant sequoia, Sequoiadendron giganteum, is the most massive of all living forms, growing to heights of 272 feet (83 meters). It is believed to live 2400 to 4000 years, making it one of the longest living species on earth.

Fossil remains of sequoia trees have been found in geological strata as old as the Jurassic Period. Tannins in the wood protected it from decay. The Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona consists largely of extinct sequoia species.
   The best known tree in the Giant Forest is the General Sherman Tree, which is more than 2300 years old. It stands 275 ft (84 m) tall and has a circumference of 103 feet (31 m) at its base.".Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

seduce, seduced, seducing, seduces.transitive verbs
to lead away from duty, accepted principles, or proper conduct; lure; to entice or beguile into a desired state
seduceable or seducible.adjective
seducer.noun

sojourn, sojourned, sojourning, sojourns.intransitive verbs
to reside temporarily; a brief period of residence
sojourner.noun

section.noun
an army tactical unit smaller than a platoon and larger than a squad

squad.noun
the smallest tactical unit of military personnel; a small group of people organized in a common endeavor or activity

sham.noun
something false or empty that is purported to be genuine; a spurious imitation; the quality of deceitfulness; empty pretense; one who assumes a false character; an impostor (he was a hollow sham}; a decorative cover made to simulate an article of household linen and used over or in place of it (a pillow sham)
sham.adjective
not genuine; fake (sham diamonds; sham modesty)
sham, shammed, shamming, shams.verbs
transitive verb use.to put on the false appearance of; feign (shamming insanity to check out an insane asylum)
intransitive verb use.to assume a false appearance or character; dissemble
shammer.noun

shrivel, shriveled, shriveling, shrivels.intransitive & transitive verbs
to become or make shrunken and wrinkled, often by drying (leaves die, fall, and shrivel); the heat shriveled the unwatered seedlings; to lose or cause to lose vitality or intensity.(my enthusiasm shriveled as the project wore on; to become or make much less or smaller; dwindle

savoir-faire.noun
the ability to say or do the right or graceful thing; tact

Socrates.470?-399 B.C. Greek philosopher who initiated a question and answer method of teaching as a means of achieving self knowledge; his theories of virtue and justice have survived through the writings of Plato, his most important pupil; the prevailing government tried him for corrupting the minds of Athenian youth and put him to death (399 B.C.)

supersymmetry.noun
Physics.-.a hypothetical.symmetry that relates fermions to bosons and gravitational force to forces that operate on the subatomic level

semblance.noun
an outward or token appearance ("Foolish men mistake transitory semblance for eternal fact"....Thomas Carlyle); a representation; a copy; the barest trace; a modicum

swerve, swerved, swerving, swerves.transitive.and.intransitive verbs
to turn aside or be turned aside from a straight course
swerve.noun
the act of swerving

situated.adjective
having a place or location; located (a cabin nicely situated on a quiet riverbank); supplied with wealth (a family that has always been well situated)
situate, situated, situating, situates.transitive.verbs
to place in a certain spot or position; locate
situate.adjective

situation.noun
the way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings; the combination of circumstances at a given moment; the place in which something is situated; a location; position or status with regard to conditions and circumstances a state of affairs; state; a critical, problematic, or striking set of circumstances
situational.adjective
situationally.adverb

stoop, stooped, stooping, stoops.verbs
intransitive verb use.to bend forward and down from the waist or the middle of the back (had to stoop in order to fit into the cave); to walk or stand with poor posture, especially habitually, with the head and upper back bent forward; to bend or sag downward; to lower or debase oneself; to descend from a superior position; condescend; to yield; submit
transitive verb use.to bend (the head or body) forward and down stoop.noun
the act of stooping; a forward bending of the head and upper back

strict, stricter, strictest.adjectives
no allowance for individual ideas or expression; lack of flexibility with regard to rules; adherence to a rules without deviation; precise; complete; absolute (strict loyalty is a demand of fascist.regimes); kept within narrowly specific limits; rigorous in the imposition of discipline (strict school rules); nauseatingly exact regarding enforcement, observance, or requirement; stringent.(strict standards employed by manufacturin); severe; conforming completely to established rule, principle, or condition (a strict vegetarian)
strictly.adverb
strictness.noun

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