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S & L abbreviation...sacred cow noun
sacrifice noun...safely adverb
safety belt noun...Saint Kitts and Nevis noun
Saint Lucia noun...Salisbury Plain
Salisbury steak noun...salvage yard noun
salvation noun...Samuel Dodsworth
Samuel French...sandpaper noun
sandpaper verb...sapper
sapphic noun...satanism noun
satay noun...Sault Sainte Marie
sauna noun...saw up phrasal verb
saw verb...scalp noun
scalp verb...scarf verb
Scarface...schedule verb
scheduled caste...schoolchild noun
schoolday noun...scoff verb
scofflaw noun...Scotland the Brave
Scotland Yard...scrape verb
scraper noun...screw your eyes/face up phrasal verb
screw-up noun...scrunch verb
scrunch-dry verb...sea cow noun
sea cucumber noun...seamstress noun
Seamus Heaney...seborrhoea
seborrhoeic...secondary stress noun
seconder...sedation noun
sedative noun...seep verb
seepage noun...self-awareness noun
self-build...self-induced adjective
self-indulgent adjective...Selfridges
selfsame adjective...seminarian noun
seminary noun...seniority noun
sensation noun...sepoy
sepsis noun...serial number noun
serial port noun...set about phrasal verb
set adjective...seventh noun
seventh ordinal number...sextuplet noun
sexual adjective...shake verb
shake-up noun...shape verb
shape-shifter...She Stoops to Conquer
she'd short form...shelf-stacker
shell game noun...shield noun
shield verb...shipload noun
shipmate noun...shocker noun
shocking adjective...shop talk noun
shop verb...short-sightedly
short-sightedness...shouting match noun
shouting noun...shrewd adjective
shrewish adjective...shuffleboard noun
shufti...sic adverb
sic on phrasal verb...sidekick noun
sidelight noun...Sigmund Romberg
sign away phrasal verb...silent adjective
Silent Night...silversmith noun
Silverstone...since conjunction
since preposition...singular adjective
singular noun...sit down and do phrasal verb
sit down phrasal verb...size noun
size up phrasal verb...ski lift noun
ski noun...skinny-dipping noun
skint...skylight noun
skyline noun...slap-happy adjective
slap-up...sleep around phrasal verb
sleep in phrasal verb...sliding scale noun
slight adjective...Sloane
Sloane Ranger...slow motion noun
slow verb...small change noun
small claims court noun...smelly adjective
smelt verb...smooth over phrasal verb
smooth verb...snapper noun
snapping turtle noun...snipe verb
sniper noun...snowbound adjective
snowcat noun...soap flakes
soap noun...social services noun
social software...Sodom and Gomorrah
sodomite...soi-disant adjective
soignée adjective...solicitude noun
solid adjective...Somerset House
Somerset Maugham...sophisticated adjective
sophistication noun...sought after adjective
souk noun...sous-chef noun
sousaphone noun...sovereignty noun
Soviet adjective...span adjective
span noun...spatial adjective
spatter noun...specially adverb
specialty noun...speechwriter noun
speed breaker...SPF abbreviation
sphagnum noun...spinach noun
spinal adjective...spiteful adjective
spitfire noun...splurge noun
splurge verb...spoonful noun
spoor noun...sprat noun
sprawl noun...springtime noun
springy adjective...squabble verb
squad car noun...squeamish adjective
squeegee merchant...St Brendan
St Christopher...stability noun
stabilize verb...stagecraft noun
stagehand noun...stammer noun
stammer verb...standby adjective
standby noun...starch noun
starch verb...stasis noun
stat noun...statuary noun
statue noun...steak and kidney pudding
steak noun...stein noun
stellar adjective...stepwise adjective
-ster suffix...sticking plaster
sticking point noun...stinking adjective
stinking adverb...stocking noun
stocking stuffer noun...stonemason noun
stonewall verb...store-brand adjective
storefront church...straight adverb
straight arrow noun...strategist noun
strategy noun...strength noun
strengthen verb...striking adjective
striking circle...strong force noun
strong safety noun...student union noun
Students for a Democratic Society...stupor noun
sturdy adjective...subdivide verb
subdivision noun...subprime adjective
subroutine noun...subtotal noun
subtract verb...sudoku noun
suds noun...sui generis adjective
suicidal adjective...summer house noun
summer noun...sundress noun
sundries noun...supercharged adjective
supercilious adjective...superstition noun
superstitious adjective...supremacist noun
supremacy noun...surname noun
surpass verb...suspended sentence noun
suspender...swampland noun
swan dive noun...sweatshop noun
sweatsuit noun...swig verb
swill noun...switch noun
switch off phrasal verb...syllogism noun
sylph noun...syntactic adjective
syntagm noun...systole noun
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