1. straits a difficult juncture
  2. starets a religious adviser in the Eastern Orthodox Church
  3. stratus a large dark low cloud
  4. Stuart United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
  5. stewardess a woman steward on an airplane
  6. start take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
  7. southwards toward the south
  8. sidewards toward one side
  9. Sideritis genus of woolly aromatic herbs or subshrubs or shrubs of Mediterranean region
  10. streetwise having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment
  11. stereotype a conventional or formulaic conception or image
  12. saturated unable to dissolve still more of a substance
  13. sturdy having rugged physical strength
  14. startle surprise greatly
  15. startup a newly established company or business venture
  16. Stewart United States film actor who portrayed incorruptible but modest heros (1908-1997)
  17. starter a participant with no experience with an activity
  18. Sturnus type genus of the Sturnidae: common starlings
  19. westwards toward the west
  20. eastwards toward the east