Synonyms ( S )

Sacred

( Adjective )

Nothing is sacred to these wild youths. 
Synonyms: 
Holy; Sanctified; Dedicated; Consecrated; Inviolable; Hallowed; Divine; Blessed 


Sad

( Adjective )

John is sad because his dog has died. 
Synonyms: 
Dull; Grave; Dejected; Depressed; Downcast; Melancholy 


Sanction

( Verb )

Would you sanction flogging as a punishment for crimes of violence? 
Synonyms: 
Allow; Support; Approve; Ratify; Endorse; Authorize; Permit; Confirm 


Satisfy

( Verb )

Riches do not always satsify
Synonyms: 
Appease; Assuage; Feed; Indulge; Pacify; Quench; Sate; Satiate; Meet; Slake; Surfeit; Serve; Fulfill; Suffice


Scatter

( Verb )

The police scattered the crowd. 
Synonyms: 
Sprinkle; Disperse; Spread; Broadcast; Propagate; Dissipate; Distribute; Disseminate


Scanty

( Adjective )

The shortage of rice this year is because of scanty paddy harvest. 
Synonyms: 
Narrow; Skimpy; Inch; Sparing; Slender; Meager; Limited; Small 


Scold

( Verb )

He scolded his child for being lazy. 
Synonym: 
Reprimand; Castigate; Hearten; Nag; Censure; Reprove; Chide; Rebuke; Admonish 


Seek

( Verb )

He is going to Canada to seek his fortune. 
Synonyms: 
Hunt; Court; Inquire; Look for; Search; Solicit; Follow; Ask 


Selfish

( Adjective )
He reacted from his selfish motives. 
Synonyms: 
Sordid; Greedy; Mercenary; Ungenerous; Illiberal; Mean; Selfish 


Sensible

( Adjective )

He is sensible of the danger of his position. 
Synonyms: 
Judicious; Wise; Aware; Conscious; Observant; Intelligent; Sane; Rational; Sagacious; Cognizant 


Separable

( Adjective )

These scissors are made of separable parts. 
Synonyms: 
Divisible; Classifiable; Branched; Group into 


Separate

( Verb )

England is separated from France by the Channel. 
Synonyms: 
Detach; Cleave; Remove; Sever; Sunder; Estrange; Disconnect; Disengage; Disunite


Settle

( Verb )

The Dutch settled in South Africa. 
Synonyms: 
Conclude; Establish; Fix; Colonize; Liquidate; Finish; Domicile; Adjust; Decide; Determine 


Shallow

( Adjective )

He lost in the oratorical competition because of his shallow argument. 
Synonyms: 
Trifle; Superficial; Slight; Trivial; Foolish; Unintelligent; Simple 


Shame

( Noun )

What a shame to deceive a girl! 
Synonyms: 
Disgrace; Modesty; Dishonor; Shyness; Abashment; Mortification; Coyness; Abasement 


Sharp

( Adjective )

His sharp intelligence has got him a great respect in the college. 
Synonyms: 
Acute; Cutting; Pointed; Serrated; Abrupt; Extreme; Alert; Apt; Astute; Bright; Clever; Discerning; Observant; Penetrating 


Shelter

( Verb )

Dig trenches to shelter the men from gunfire. 
Synonyms: 
Guard; Protect; Screen; Defend; Shield 


Shock

( Noun )

If you touch the live wire, you will get a shock
Synonyms: 
Scare; Dismay; Offend; Outrage; Blow; Collision; Tremor; Disgust 


Shoddy

( Adjective )

His book is nothing, but a shoddy piece of work. 
Synonyms: 
Cheap; Junky; Poor; Rubbishy; Second; Rate; Slipshod; Tacky; Tatty; Tawdry; Trashy


Signify

( Verb )

Do dark coluds signify rain? 
Synonyms: 
Denote; Intimate; Mean; Show; Proclaim; Indicate 


Silly

( Adjective )

How silly of you to do that? 
Synonyms: 
Absurd; Senseless; Foolish; Unwise; No-Sensual


Sincere

( Adjective )

Are they sincere in their wish to disarm? 
Synonyms: 
Genuine; True; Frank; Heart; Honest; Open; Wholehearted 


Soft

( Adjective )

She likes a soft pillow and hard mattress. 
Synonyms: 
Elastic; Flexible; Pliable; Pulpy; Spongy; Ductile; Yielding; Moldable; Malleable;
Supple; Smooth 


Skill

( Noun )

Is learning a foreign language a question of learning new skills
Synonyms: 
Artistry; Adroitness; Finesse; Mastery


Skillful

( Adjective )

He is very skillful at using chopsticks. 
Synonyms: 
Competent; Ingenious; Adroit; Clever; Experienced 


Slander

( Verb )

He is punished with fine because he slandered
Synonyms: 
Decry; Defame; Aspersion; Opprobrious; Accuse; Malign; Disparage; Defamation 


Slapdash

( Adjective )

His slapdash approach resulted in total failure of the project. 
Synonyms: 
Clumsy; Disorderly; Haphazard; Hasty; Hurried; Messy; Negligent; Perfunctory; Slipshod; Slovenly; Thoughtless; Untidy 


Slavery

( Noun )

Gandhi was a great man worked for the abolition of slavery
Synonyms: 
Subjugation; Thralldom; Bondage; Forced Labor; Submission; Drudgery; Servitude; Captivity 


Slick

( Adjective )

The roads were slick with wet mud. 
Synonyms: 
Glib; Meretricious; Plausible; Polished; Smooth; Sophisticated; Adroit; Deft; Dexterous; Professional; Sharp; Skillful 


Smart

( Adjective )

You look very smart with this dress. 
Synonyms: 
Spruce; Trim; Elegant; Well-dressed; Immaculate; Neat; Showy


Slow

( Adjective )

He is slow to make up his mind. 
Synonyms: 
Gradual; Leisurely; Retarded; Slack; Sluggish 


Sociable

( Adjective )

She is not sociable after she joined a new school. 
Synonyms: 
Companionable; Festive; Affable; Genial; Convivial 


Soft

( Adjective )

She likes a soft pillow and hard mattress. 
Synonyms: 
Elastic; Flexible; Pliable; Pulpy; Spongy; Ductile; Yielding; Moldable; Malleable; Supple; Smooth 


Soil

( Verb )

He refused to soil his hands. 
Synonyms: 
Stain; Spoil; Dirty; Smear; Pollute; Taint; Contaminate; Sully 


Solemn

( Adjective )

There is a solemn silence prevailed as the coffin was carried out of the church. 
Synonyms: 
Traditional; Dignified; Grand; Grave; Majestic; Thoughtful; Ceremonial; Devotional; Pious 


Solid

( Adjective )

When water freezes and becomes solid, we call it ice. 
Synonyms: 
Sound; Compact; Dense; Hard; Serious; Safe; Religious; Trustworthy; Strong 


Solitary

( Adjective )

The solitary life that he lives now is the punishment for his mistake. 
Synonyms: 
Unfrequented; Uninhabited; Secluded; Lonely; Isolated; Sequestered; Deserted 


Solve

( Verb )

Solve this SUDOKU puzzle and win the prize. 
Synonyms: 
Decipher; Decode; Unravel; Uncover 


Soothe

( Verb )

It is difficult to soothe a crying baby. 
Synonyms: 
Palliate; Alleviate; Ease; Appease; Solace; Assuage; Calm; Deaden; Tranquillize 


Sordid

( Adjective )

In India, still many people live in sordid poverty. 
Synonyms: 
Dirty; Filthy; Foul; Seamy; Sleazy; Skimpy; Squalid; Wretched; Debauched; Degraded; Low; Shabby; Shameful; Vicious; Vile; Malicious; Selfish 


Soul

( Noun )
He eats hardly enough to keep his body and soul together. 
Synonyms: 
Mind; Heart; Life; Animation; Incarnation; Ardor; Ego; Essence; Vital; Principle


Spiteful

( Adjective )

When our neighbors let their radio blare, our days are spiteful moments. 
Synonyms: 
Rancorous; Malevolent; Venomous; Vindictive; Malignant; Malicious 


Spread

( Verb )

The rumour quickly spread through this village. 
Synonyms: 
Circulate; Expand; Escalate; Multiply; Proclaim; Publish; Development; Escalation; Distribute; Propagate 


Splendid

( Adjective )

We thank you for this splendid dinner. 
Synonyms: 
Resplendent; Magnificent; Grand; Impressive; Luxurious; Superb; Radiant; Brilliant; Beaming; Shining


Statement ( Noun )

Clearness of the statement is much more important than the beauty of the language. 
Synonyms: 
Account; Narration; Declaration; Avowal; Assertion; Announcement; Utterance 


Spontaneous

( Adjective )

He made a spontaneous offer of help to us. 
Synonyms: 
Extempore; Free; Impromptu; Impulsive; Instinctive; Natural; Unbidden; Uncompelled; Unforced; Unprompted; Voluntary; Willing 


Steady

( Adjective )

Are Tony and Jane going steady
Synonyms: 
Constant; Undeviating; Stable; Regular; Firm; Consistent; Uniform 


Steep

( Adjective )

Thst story is rather steep. I find it difficult to understand it. 
Synonyms: 
High; Headlong; Sheer; Exorbitant; Sharp; Abrupt; Precipitous 


Stiff

( Adjective )

She was scared stiff
Synonyms: 
Brittle; Firm; Hard; Rigid; Solid; Taunt; Tense; Tight; Clumsy; Crude; Arduous; Formidable; Tough; Cruel; Drastic; Extreme; Strong 


Still

( Adjective )

He still hopes for a letter from her. 
Synonyms: 
Motionless; Calm; Peaceful; Serene; Stagnant; Quiet; Stationary; Pacific 


Stimulate

( Verb )

He stimulated his son to make greater efforts. 
Synonyms: 
Instigate; Whet; Purr; Inflame’; Inspirit; Good; Provoked; Incite; Motivate 


Stimulus

( Noun )

She worked very hard under the stimulus of monetary award. 
Synonyms: 
Spur; Incitement; Inducement; Incentive 


Strange

( Adjective )

What a strange dress you are wearing! 
Synonyms: 
Queer; Extraordinary; Unique; Unnatural; Unusual; Uncommon; Odd; Eccentric; Inexplicable 


Strong

( Adjective )
His breath is rather strong
Synonyms: 
Muscular; Fit; Healthy; Robust; Stalwart; Shout; Sturdy; Reinforced; Athletic; Powerful; Tough


Sublime

( Adjective )

To find a snack bar at the top of Mount Olympus would be to go from the sublime to ridiculous. 
Synonyms: 
Superb; Grand; Lofty; Majestic; Noble; Glorious; Exalted; Splendid; Resplendent; Beautiful


Submissive

( Adjective )

Mary is not a submissive wife. 
Synonyms: 
Abject; Accommodating; Acquiescent; Amenable; Complaint; Deferential; Docile; Dutiful; Humble; Obedient; Passive; Plaint; Tractable; Unresisting


Substantial

( Adjective )

Was what you saw something substantial or only a ghost? 
Synonyms: 
Actual; Material; Tangible; Palpable; Perceptible; Corporeal; Real; Existing


Stubborn

( Adjective )

He was stubborn in his attempt to go abroad. 
Synonyms: 
Adamant; Fixed; Bull – headed; Obdurate; Tenacious; Unhanding 


Stupid

( Adjective )

Do not be stupid enough to believe that. 
Synonyms: 
Dense; Dull; Slow; Thick; Unintelligent 


Suitable

( Adjective )

Ooty is the most suitable place for our summer picnic. 
Synonyms: 
Appropriate; Eligible; Pertinent; Relevant; Befitting; Seemly; Convenient; Becoming  


Sudden

( Adjective )

sudden shower changed all our plan to go for a movie. 
Synonyms: 
Momentary; Brief; Rapid; Quick; Unexpected; Rash; Unanticipated; Unforeseen 


Summon

( Verb )

The Queen has summoned The Parliament. 
Synonyms: 
Call; Bid; Arouse; Assemble; Convene; Invite; Rouse; Convoke; Invoke; Send for 


Superb

( Adjective )

His performance in the musical competition was superb
Synonyms: 
Admirable; Breathtaking; Brill; Choice; Divine; Excellent; Exquisite; Five; Gorgeous; Grand; Magnificent; Marvelous; Superior; Superlative 


Superficial

( Adjective )

He scored very low marks in the exam because of his superficial knowledge of the subject. 
Synonyms: 
External; Shallow; Slight; Outward; Hasty; Casual; Cursory; Empty; Frivolous; Lightweight; Silly


Sure

( Adjective )

I think he is coming, but I am not quite sure
Synonyms: 
Certain; Assured; Clear; Confident; Accurate; Trustworthy; Persuaded; Positive; Satisfied; Definite; Doubtless; Positive 


Surprising

( Adjective )

His failure did not cause much surprise to all of us. 
Synonyms: 
Unexpected; Marvelous; Startling; Striking; Astonishing; Amazing; Suddenness 


Suppress

( Verb )

This News Paper has suppressed the truth about the crime. 
Synonyms: 
Subdue; Overpower; Bridle; Quash; Restrain; Quell; Check; Moderate; Repress; Impede


Suspend

( Verb )

He was fined $ 2000 with a suspended sentence by the High Court. 
Synonyms: 
Debar; Stay; Hinder; Stop; Withhold; Interrupt; Discontinue; Fall; Defer; Delay 


Surrender

( Verb )

We advised the hijackers to surrender themselves to the Police. 
Synonyms: 
Leave; Resign; Yield; Waive; Let so; Leave; Give up; Over; Code; Alienate; Abandon 


Swell

( Verb )

His heart was swelling with pride. 
Synonyms: 
Distend; Enlarge; Extend; Increase; Rise; Bulge; Bloat; Billow; Belly; Magnify; Bungle; Amplify; Dilate; Enhance; Expand 


Sympathy

( Noun )

I have some sympathy with their views. 
Synonyms: 
Kindness 
Pity; Condolence; Commiseration; Tenderness; Harmony; Rapport; Warmth; Love; Fellow – feeling; Compassion 


Systematic

( Adjective )

You should take a systematic attempt to attain your objective. 
Synonyms: 
Methodical; Efficient; Organized; Precise; Standardized; Regular; Orderly


 

 

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