1. speech day an annual day in the schools when speeches are made and prizes are distributed
  2. respect regard highly; think much of
  3. specked having a pattern of dots
  4. speciate evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment
  5. spaghetti pasta in the form of long strings
  6. speechify make speeches
  7. speech-read interpret by lipreading; of deaf people
  8. spike heath small evergreen mat-forming shrub of southern Europe and Asia Minor having stiff stems and terminal clusters of small bell-shaped flowers
  9. speech act the use of language to perform some act
  10. speech communication by word of mouth
  11. special adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose
  12. specious plausible but false
  13. specialty an asset of special worth or utility
  14. spicate having or relating to spikes
  15. spiccato bowing in such a way that the bow bounces lightly off the strings
  16. speak out express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
  17. speculate reflect deeply on a subject
  18. species taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
  19. spiked having a long sharp point
  20. auspicious indicating favorable circumstances and good luck