Difficult words starting with S - List II

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  1. stoke
    stir up
  2. subsume
    contain or include
  3. shun
    avoid and stay away from deliberately
  4. supplicant
    someone who prays to God
  5. shyster
    a person who uses unscrupulous or unethical methods
  6. seedy
    morally degraded
  7. strident
    unpleasantly loud and harsh
  8. sinewy
    consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon
  9. serpentine
    resembling a snake in form
  10. somatic
    characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
  11. salacious
    suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
  12. squalor
    sordid dirtiness
  13. sly
    marked by skill in deception
  14. suture
    a seam used in surgery