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scab |skæb| — someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
scabbard |ˈskæbərd| — a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet
scabby |ˈskæbɪ| — covered with scabs
scabies |ˈskeɪbiːz| — a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation
scabious |ˈskeɪbɪəs| — any of various plants of the genus Scabiosa
scabrous |ˈskeɪbrəs| — rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
scad |skad| — any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
scads |skædz| — a large number or amount
scaffold |ˈskæfəʊld| — a platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded)
scaffolding |ˈskæfəldɪŋ| — a system of scaffolds
scalar |ˈskeɪlər| — a variable quantity that cannot be resolved into components
scalawag |ˈskæləˌwæɡ| — a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)
scald |skɔːld| — a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
scalded |ˈskɒldəd| — simple past tense and past participle of scald
scalding |ˈskɔːldɪŋ| — (of a liquid) Hot enough to burn.
scale |skeɪl| — an ordered reference standard
scaleboard — (obsolete, printing) A thin slip of wood used to justify a page.
scaled |ˈskeɪld| — having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles
scalene |ˌskeɪliːn ˈtraɪæŋɡəl| — of a triangle having three sides of different lengths
scalepan — The pan of a scale, in or on which items to be weighed are placed.
scales |ˈskeɪlz| — plural form of scale
scaling |ˈskeɪlɪŋ| — the act of arranging in a graduated series
scaling-ladder |ˈskeɪlɪŋ lædər| — A ladder for the purpose of scaling the walls of a besieged fortification.
scallion |ˈskælɪən| — plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum
scallop |ˈskæləp| — one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
scallops |ˈskæləps| — plural form of scallop
scallywag |ˈskælɪwæɡ| — a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)
scalp |skælp| — the skin that covers the top of the head
scalpel |ˈskælpəl| — a thin straight surgical knife used in dissection and surgery
scalper |ˈskælpər| — someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost
scaly |ˈskeɪlɪ| — rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
scam |skæm| — a fraudulent business scheme
scamp |skæmp| — one who is playfully mischievous
scamper |ˈskæmpər| — rushing about hastily in an undignified way
scampish |ˈskæmpɪʃ| — Resembling a scamp; knavish.
scan |skæn| — the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region
scandal |ˈskændl| — disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people
scandalize |ˈskændəlaɪz| — strike with disgust or revulsion
scandalized |ˈskændəˌlaɪzd| — simple past tense and past participle of scandalize
scandalmonger |ˈskændlmʌŋɡər| — a person who spreads malicious gossip
scandalous |ˈskændələs| — giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
scandent |ˈskandənt| — used especially of plants; having a tendency to climb
Scandinavian |ˌskændɪˈneɪvɪən| — an inhabitant of Scandinavia
scandium |ˈskændɪəm| — a white trivalent metallic element; sometimes classified in the rare earth group; occurs in the Scandinavian mineral thortveitite
scanner |ˈskænər| — someone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables
scanning |ˈskænɪŋ| — the process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer
scansion |ˈskænʃn| — analysis of verse into metrical patterns
scant |skænt| — work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
scantily |ˈskæntəlɪ| — in a skimpy manner
scantiness |ˈskæntɪnəs| — the quality of being meager
scantling |ˈskæntəlɪŋ| — an upright in house framing
scanty |ˈskæntɪ| — short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)
scape |ˈskeɪp| — erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip
scapegoat |ˈskeɪpɡəʊt| — someone who is punished for the errors of others
scapegrace |ˈskeɪpɡreɪs| — a reckless and unprincipled reprobate
scapeless — (botany) Without a scape.
scaphander |skəˈfændə| — (dated) A kind of diving suit.
scaphoid |ˈskafɔɪd| — shaped like a boat
scapula |ˈskæpjʊlə| — either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings
scapulae |ˈskæpjʊliː| — plural form of scapula
scapular |ˈskæpjʊlə| — a feather covering the shoulder of a bird
scar |skɑːr| — a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
scarab |ˈskærəb| — scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient Egyptians
scarabaeus — scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient Egyptians
scaramouch |ˈskærəˌmɑːwtʃ| — a stock character in commedia dell'arte depicted as a boastful coward
scaramouche — a stock character in commedia dell'arte depicted as a boastful coward
scarce |skers| — deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
scarcely |ˈskerslɪ| — only a very short time before
scarceness — a small and inadequate amount
scarcity |ˈskersətɪ| — a small and inadequate amount
scare |sker| — sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
scarecrow |ˈskerkrəʊ| — an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds
scared |skerd| — made afraid
scaremonger |ˈskermʌŋɡər| — a person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble
scarey — Dated form of scary.
scarf |skɑːrf| — a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
scarfskin — The outermost, cuticular layer of skin.
scarification |ˌskærʌfəˈkeɪʃən| — the act of scarifying - of raking the ground harshly to remove weeds etc
scarifier |ˈskerɪfaɪər| — One who scarifies.
scarify |ˈskerɪfaɪ| — puncture and scar (the skin), as for purposes or tribal identification or rituals
scaring |ˈskerɪŋ| — Present participle of scare.
scarious — (botany) thin, dry, membranous, and not green
scarlet |ˈskɑːrlət| — a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge
scarp |skɑːrp| — a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge; usually formed by erosion
scarring |ˈskɑːrɪŋ| — Present participle of scar.
scarves |skɑːrvz| — plural form of scarf
scary |ˈskerɪ| — provoking fear terror
scat |skæt| — singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument
scathe |skeɪð| — the act of damaging something or someone
scatheless |ˈskeɪðlɪs| — Without scathe or harm; without mischief, injury, or damage; unharmed.
scathing |ˈskeɪðɪŋ| — marked by harshly abusive criticism
scatter |ˈskætər| — a haphazard distribution in all directions
scatterbrain |ˈskætərbreɪn| — a flighty and disorganized person
scatterbrained |ˈskætərbreɪnd| — lacking sense or discretion
scattered |ˈskætərd| — occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space
scattering |ˈskætərɪŋ| — a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly
scaup |ˈskɔːp| — diving ducks of North America having a bluish-grey bill
scaur |skɔːr| — (chiefly Scotland) A steep cliff or bank.
scavenge |ˈskævɪndʒ| — clean refuse from
scavenger |ˈskævɪndʒər| — a chemical agent that is added to a chemical mixture to counteract the effects of impurities
scavenging |ˈskævəndʒɪŋ| — Present participle of scavenge.
scenario |səˈnærɪəʊ| — an outline or synopsis of a play (or, by extension, of a literary work)
scenarist |səˈnerəst| — a writer of screenplays
scene |siːn| — the place where some action occurs
scene-dock |ˈsiːndɒk| — An area in a theatre with access to the stage and the loading doors where scenery is temporarily stored
scenery |ˈsiːnərɪ| — the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale
scenic |ˈsiːnɪk| — used of locations; having beautiful natural scenery
scenical — Dated form of scenic.
scent |sent| — a distinctive odor that is pleasant
scent out |ˈsent ˈaʊt| — recognize or detect by or as if by smelling
scentless |ˈsentləs| — emitting or holding no odor
scepter — the imperial authority symbolized by a scepter
sceptic |ˈskeptɪk| — someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs
sceptical |ˈskeptɪkl| — marked by or given to doubt
scepticism |ˈskeptɪsɪzəm| — the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
sceptre |ˈseptər| — the imperial authority symbolized by a scepter
schedule |ˈskedʒuːl| — a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
scheduled |ˈskedʒuːld| — planned or scheduled for some certain time or times
scheduler |ˈskedʒuːlər| — computer hardware that arranges jobs to be done by the computer in an appropriate order
scheduling |ˈskedʒuːlɪŋ| — setting an order and time for planned events
schema |ˈskiːmə| — an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
schematic |skiːˈmætɪk| — diagram of an electrical or mechanical system
schematize |ˈskiːmətaɪz| — formulate in regular order; to reduce to a scheme or formula
scheme |skiːm| — an elaborate and systematic plan of action
schemer |ˈskiːmər| — a planner who draws up a personal scheme of action
scheming |ˈskiːmɪŋ| — acting with a specific goal
Schiedam |sæiːˈdɑːm| — Gin produced in Schiedam, a southern municipality of the Netherlands.
schilling |ˈʃɪlɪŋ| — formerly the basic unit of money in Austria
schism |ˈskɪzəm| — division of a group into opposing factions
schismatic |skɪzˈmætɪk| — of or relating to or involved in or characteristic of schism
schismatical — of or relating to or involved in or characteristic of schism
schist |ʃɪst| — any metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers
schistose |ˈʃɪstəʊs| — (geology) Of or relating to schist.
schistous |ˈʃɪstəs| — (geology) Schistose.
schizophrenia |ˌskɪtsəˈfriːnɪə| — any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact
schizophrenic |ˌskɪtsəˈfrenɪk| — someone who is afflicted with schizophrenia
schlimazel |ʃlɪˈmɒz(ə)l| — (Yiddish) a very unlucky or inept person who fails at everything
schlock |ʃlɑːk| — merchandise that is shoddy or inferior
schmaltz |ʃmɔːlts| — (Yiddish) excessive sentimentality in art or music
schmaltzy |ˈʃmɔːltsɪ| — effusively or insincerely emotional
schmuck |ʃmʌk| — (Yiddish) a jerk
schnorkel |ˈʃnɔːrkəl| — air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
scholar |ˈskɑːlər| — a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
scholarly |ˈskɑːlərlɪ| — characteristic of scholars or scholarship
scholarship |ˈskɑːlərʃɪp| — financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
scholastic |skəˈlæstɪk| — a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
scholasticism |skəˈlæstɪsɪzəm| — the system of philosophy dominant in medieval Europe; based on Aristotle and the Church Fathers
scholia |ˈskəʊljə| — a marginal note written by a scholiast (a commentator on ancient or classical literature)
scholiast |ˈskɒlɪəst| — a scholar who writes explanatory notes on an author (especially an ancient commentator on a classical author)
scholium |ˈskəʊliːəm| — a marginal note written by a scholiast (a commentator on ancient or classical literature)
school |skuːl| — an educational institution
school-age — Alternative spelling of school-age.
school-aged — Describing a person of the age at which students typically attend primary or secondary school.
school-board |ˈskuːl bɔːrd| — A governing body of people elected to oversee management of a school district and represent the interests of residents.
school-book |ˈskuːlbʊk| — Alternative spelling of schoolbook.
school-marm |ˈskuːlmɑːm| — Alternative spelling of schoolmarm.
school-mate |ˈskuːlmeɪt| — Alternative spelling of schoolmate.
schoolbag — a bag for carrying school books and supplies
schoolbook |ˈskuːlˌbʊk| — a book prepared for use in schools or colleges
schoolboy |ˈskuːlbɔɪ| — a boy attending school
schoolchild |ˈskuːltʃaɪld| — a young person attending school (up through senior high school)
schoolfellow |ˈskuːlfeləʊ| — an acquaintance that you go to school with
schoolgirl |ˈskuːlɡɜːrl| — a girl attending school
schoolhouse |ˈskuːlhaʊs| — a building where young people receive education
schooling |ˈskuːlɪŋ| — the act of teaching at school
schoolma'am — a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)
schoolman |ˈskuːlmæn| — a scholar in one of the universities of the Middle Ages; versed in scholasticism
schoolmarm |ˈskuːlmɑːrm| — a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)
schoolmaster |ˈskuːlmæstər| — presiding officer of a school
schoolmasterly |ˈskuːlˌmɑːstəlɪ| — Befitting a schoolmaster.
schoolmate |ˈskuːlmeɪt| — an acquaintance that you go to school with
schoolmistress |ˈskuːlmɪstrəs| — a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)
schoolroom |ˈskuːlruːm| — a room in a school where lessons take place
schools |ˈskuːlz| — plural form of school
schoolteacher |ˈskuːltiːtʃər| — a teacher in a school below the college level
schooltime |ˈskuːlˌtaɪm| — the period of instruction in a school; the time period when school is in session
schoolwork |ˈskuːlwɜːrk| — a school task performed by a student to satisfy the teacher
schooner |ˈskuːnər| — a large beer glass
schottische |ʃɒˈtiːʃ| — music performed for dancing the schottische
schtick |ʃˈtɪk| — (Yiddish) a little; a piece
sci-fi |ˈsaɪ faɪ| — (colloquial) Short for science fiction.
sciagraph |ˈskaɪəˌɡræf| — (architecture, archaic) A vertical section of a building; a sciagraphy.
sciagraphy |skaɪˈæɡrəfiː| — the art of representing shadows as realistically as possible
sciatic |saɪˈætɪk| — relating to or caused by or afflicted with sciatica
sciatica |saɪˈætɪkə| — neuralgia along the sciatic nerve
science |ˈsaɪəns| — a particular branch of scientific knowledge
science-fiction — Fiction in which advanced technology and/or science is a key element.
sciential |saɪˈenʃəl| — Of or pertaining to science or to knowledge
scientific |ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪk| — of or relating to the practice of science
scientifically |ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪkəlɪ| — with respect to science; in a scientific way
scientist |ˈsaɪəntɪst| — a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
scilicet |ˈsɪləˌset| — namely, to wit, as follows
scimitar |ˈsɪmɪtər| — a curved oriental saber; the edge is on the convex side of the blade
scintilla |sɪnˈtɪlə| — a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
scintillant — having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
scintillate |ˈsɪntɪleɪt| — give off
scintillation |ˌsɪntɪˈleɪʃən| — (physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle
sciography — Alternative form of sciagraphy.
sciolism |ˈsaɪəʊlɪzm| — pretentious superficiality of knowledge
sciolist |ˈsaɪəlɪst| — an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge
scion |ˈsaɪən| — a descendent or heir
scissile |ˈsɪsaɪl| — Readily cut or split
scission |ˈsɪʃən| — the act of dividing by cutting or splitting
scissor |ˈsɪzər| — cut with or as if with scissors
scissors |ˈsɪzərz| — an edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
Sclav |sklɑːv| — Archaic form of Slav.
Sclavonic |skləˈvɒnɪk| — Alternative form of Slavonic.
scleroses |sklɪəˈrəʊsiːz| — plural form of sclerosis
sclerosis |skləˈrəʊsɪs| — any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue
sclerotic |skləˈrɑːtɪk| — relating to or having sclerosis; hardened
sclerous |ˈsklerəs| — (anatomy) hard; indurated; sclerotic
scobs |skɒbz| — raspings of ivory, hartshorn, metals, or other hard substance
scoff |skɔːf| — showing your contempt by derision
scoffer |ˈskɒfər| — someone who eats food rapidly and greedily
scoffing |ˈskɒfɪŋ| — showing your contempt by derision
scofflaw |ˈskɔːflɔː| — one who habitually ignores the law and does not answer court summonses
scold |skəʊld| — someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
scolding |ˈskəʊldɪŋ| — rebuking a person harshly
scollop |ˈskɒləp| — edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
scomber — type genus of the Scombridae
sconce |ˈskɑːns| — a shelter or screen providing protection from enemy fire or from the weather
scone |skɑːn| — small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle
scoop |skuːp| — the quantity a scoop will hold
scoop up |ˈskuːp ʌp| — take out or up with or as if with a scoop
scoot |skuːt| — run or move very quickly or hastily
scooter |ˈskuːtər| — a motorboat resembling a motor scooter
scop |skɒp| — (historical) A poet or minstrel in Anglo-Saxon England.
scope |skəʊp| — an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:
scorbutic |skɔːrˈbjuːtɪk| — of or relating to or having or resembling scurvy
scorch |skɔːrtʃ| — a surface burn
scorched |ˈskɔːrtʃt| — dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
scorcher |ˈskɔːrtʃər| — an extremely hot day
scorching |ˈskɔːrtʃɪŋ| — capable of causing burns
score |skɔːr| — a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
score out |ˈskɔːr ˈaʊt| — remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing
scorecard |ˈskɔːrkɑːrd| — (golf) a record of scores (as in golf)
scorekeeper |ˈskɔːrˌkɪpər| — an official who records the score during the progress of a game
scorer |ˈskɔːrər| — a player who makes a score in a game or contest
scoria |ˈskɔːriːə| — the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
scoriae |ˈskɔːrɪiː| — plural form of scoria
scorify |ˈskɔːrəfaɪ| — To reduce an ore to scoria.
scoring |ˈskɔːrɪŋ| — evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score
scorn |skɔːrn| — lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
scornful |ˈskɔːrnfl| — expressing extreme contempt
scornfully |ˈskɔːrnfəlɪ| — without respect; in a disdainful manner
Scorpio |ˈskɔːrpɪəʊ| — (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Scorpio
scorpion |ˈskɔːrpɪən| — (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Scorpio
scot |skɑːt| — a native or inhabitant of Scotland
scot-free |ˌskɒt ˈfriː| — Alternative spelling of scot-free.
scotch |skɑːtʃ| — a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
Scotchman |ˈskɒtʃmən| — a native or inhabitant of Scotland
Scotchwoman |ˈskɒtʃwʊmən| — a woman who is a Scot
scoter |ˈskəʊtər| — large black diving duck of northern parts of the northern hemisphere
Scots |skɑːts| — the dialect of English used in Scotland
Scotsman |ˈskɑːtsmən| — a native or inhabitant of Scotland
Scotswoman |ˈskɒtswʊmən| — a woman who is a Scot
Scotticize |ˈskɑːtɪˌsaɪz| — To make Scottish.
Scottish |ˈskɑːtɪʃ| — the dialect of English used in Scotland
scoundrel |ˈskaʊndrəl| — a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately
scoundrelism — The dishonest activities of a scoundrel.
scoundrelly |ˈskaʊndrəlɪ| — lacking principles or scruples
scour |ˈskaʊər| — a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
scourer |ˈskaʊərər| — someone who cleanses by scouring
scourge |skɜːrdʒ| — a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
scouring |ˈskaʊərɪŋ| — moving over territory to search for something
scourings — plural form of scouring
scout |skaʊt| — a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
scouting |ˈskaʊtɪŋ| — exploring in order to gain information
scoutmaster |ˈskaʊtmæstər| — the leader of a troop of Scouts
scow |skaʊ| — any of various flat-bottomed boats with sloping ends
scowl |skaʊl| — a facial expression of dislike or displeasure
scowlingly — With a scowl.
scrabble |ˈskræbl| — an aimless drawing
scrag |skraɡ| — a person who is unusually thin and scrawny
scragginess — Roughness; irregularity; jaggedness.
scraggly |ˈskræɡlɪ| — ragged, thin, or untidy in appearance
scraggy |ˈskræɡɪ| — being very thin
scram |skræm| — leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form
scramble |ˈskræmbl| — an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
scrambled |ˈskræmbəld| — thrown together in a disorderly fashion
scrannel |ˈskrænl| — slight; thin; lean; poor
scrap |skræp| — a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
scrap-book |ˈskræpbʊk| — Alternative form of scrapbook.
scrap-heap |ˈskræphiːp| — Alternative spelling of scrapheap.
scrapbook |ˈskræpbʊk| — an album into which clippings or notes or pictures can be pasted
scrape |skreɪp| — a harsh noise made by scraping
scrape by |ˈskreɪp baɪ| — manage one's existence barely
scrape up |ˈskreɪp ʌp| — gather (money or other resources) together over time
scraper |ˈskreɪpər| — any of various hand tools for scraping
scrapheap |ˈskræphiːp| — an accumulation of refuse and discarded matter
scraping |ˈskreɪpɪŋ| — (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected
scrapings |ˈskreɪpɪŋz| — plural form of scraping
scrapper — someone who fights (or is fighting)
scrappiness |ˈskræpɪnəs| — the trait of being scrappy and pugnacious
scrapple |ˈskrapəl| — scraps of meat (usually pork) boiled with cornmeal and shaped into loaves for slicing and frying
scrappy |ˈskræpɪ| — full of fighting spirit
scraps |ˈskræps| — food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
scrapyard |ˈskræpjɑːrd| — A junkyard, a place where scrap is stored, discarded or resold.
scratch |skrætʃ| — an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
scratch along |ˈskrætʃ əˈlɔːŋ| — manage one's existence barely
scratch out |ˈskrætʃ ˈaʊt| — strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out
scratch up |ˈskrætʃ ʌp| — cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
scratcher — a workman who uses a tool for scratching
scratchpad |ˈskrætʃpæd| — (computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information
scratchy |ˈskrætʃɪ| — causing abrasion
scrawl |skrɔːl| — poor handwriting
scrawny |ˈskrɔːnɪ| — being very thin
screak |skriːk| — make a high-pitched, screeching noise
scream |skriːm| — sharp piercing cry
screamer |ˈskriːmər| — someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
screaming |ˈskriːmɪŋ| — sharp piercing cry
screamy |ˈskriːmɪ| — loud and high-pitched; sounding like a scream
scree |skriː| — a sloping mass of loose rocks at the base of a cliff
screech |skriːtʃ| — a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
screech-owl |ˈskriːtʃ aʊl| — A North American owl belonging to the Megascops genus.
screechy |ˈskriːtʃɪ| — having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge
screed |skriːd| — a long monotonous harangue
screen |skriːn| — a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
screening |ˈskriːnɪŋ| — the display of a motion picture
screenings |ˈskriːnɪŋz| — plural form of screening
screenplay |ˈskriːnpleɪ| — a script for a film including dialogue and descriptions of characters and sets
screenwriter |ˈskriːnraɪtər| — someone who writes screenplays
screw |skruː| — someone who guards prisoners
screw up |ˈskruː ʌp| — make more intense
screw-thread |θred| — (engineering) A helical ridge which wraps around an elongated cylinder, or a groove spiraling around the wall of a bore, used mostly on fasteners and their connection points.
screwball |ˈskruːbɔːl| — a whimsically eccentric person
screwdriver |ˈskruːdraɪvər| — a hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw
screwy |ˈskruːɪ| — not behaving normally
scribal |ˈskraɪbəl| — Relating to scribes and their work.
scribble |ˈskrɪbl| — poor handwriting
scribbler |ˈskrɪblər| — informal terms for journalists
scribe |skraɪb| — French playwright (1791-1861)
scrim |skrɪm| — a firm open-weave fabric used for a curtain in the theater
scrimmage |ˈskrɪmɪdʒ| — (American football) practice play between a football team's squads
scrimp |skrɪmp| — subsist on a meager allowance
scrimpy |ˈskrɪmpiː| — deficient in amount or quality or extent
scrimshank |ˈskrɪmʃæŋk| — British military language: avoid work
scrimshaw |ˈskrɪmˌʃɒ| — a carving (or engraving) on whalebone, whale ivory, walrus tusk, etc., usually by American whalers
scrip |skrɪp| — a certificate whose value is recognized by the payer and payee; scrip is not currency but may be convertible into currency
script |skrɪpt| — a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
scriptoria |skrɪpˈtɔːrɪə| — plural form of scriptorium
scriptorium |skrɪpˈtɔːrɪəm| — a room in a monastery that is set aside for writing or copying manuscripts
scriptural |ˈskrɪptʃərəl| — of or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Bible
scripture |ˈskrɪptʃər| — the sacred writings of the Christian religions
scriptwriter |ˈskrɪptraɪtər| — someone who writes scripts for plays or movies or broadcast dramas
scrivener |ˈskrɪv(ə)nər| — someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts
scrofula |ˈskrɔːfjʊlə| — a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands
scrofulous |ˈskrɒfjʊləs| — afflicted with scrofula
scroll |skrəʊl| — a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
scrollwork |ˈskrəʊlwɜːrk| — Ornamentation in a scroll pattern, especially in woodwork.
Scrooge |ˈskruːdʒ| — a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
scroop |skruːp| — To create a rustling sound from friction between silk fibers.
scrota |ˈskrəʊtə| — plural form of scrotum
scrotum |ˈskrəʊtəm| — the external pouch that contains the testes
scrounge |skraʊndʒ| — collect or look around for (food)
scrounger |skraʊndʒər| — someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
scrounging |ˈskraʊndʒɪŋ| — Present participle of scrounge.
scrub |skrʌb| — dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
scrub-up |ˈskrʌbˈʌp| — to clean or wash by scrubbing
scrubber |ˈskrʌbər| — a worker who uses a scrub brush to clean a surface (usually a floor or deck)
scrubbing |ˈskrʌbɪŋ| — the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
scrubbing-brush |ˈskrʌbɪŋ brʌʃ| — A short brush, held in the hand, used for scrubbing floors etc.
scrubby |ˈskrʌbɪ| — sparsely covered with stunted trees or vegetation and underbrush
scrubwoman |ˈskrʌbˌwʊmən| — (US) A woman who has been hired to do general housework, such as clean a house, or place of business.
scruff |skrʌf| — the back side of the neck
scruffy |ˈskrʌfɪ| — shabby and untidy
scrum |skrʌm| — (rugby) the method of beginning play in which the forwards of each team crouch side by side with locked arms; play starts when the ball is thrown in between them and the two sides compete for possession
scrummage |ˈskrʌmɪdʒ| — (rugby) the method of beginning play in which the forwards of each team crouch side by side with locked arms; play starts when the ball is thrown in between them and the two sides compete for possession
scrumptious |ˈskrʌmpʃəs| — extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
scrunch |skrʌntʃ| — a crunching noise
scruple |ˈskruːpl| — a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
scrupulosity |ˌskruːpjəˈlɑːsɪtiː| — The property of being scrupulous.
scrupulous |ˈskruːpjələs| — characterized by extreme care and great effort
scrupulously |ˈskruːpjələslɪ| — with extreme conscientiousness
scrutator |skruːˈteɪtər| — A person who scrutinizes or investigates.
scrutineer |ˌskruːtəˈnɪr| — someone who examines votes at an election
scrutinize |ˈskruːtənaɪz| — to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
scrutiny |ˈskruːtənɪ| — the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
scry |skraɪ| — divine by gazing into crystals
scuba |ˈskuːbə| — a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
scud |skʌd| — the act of moving along swiftly (as before a gale)
scuff |skʌf| — a slipper that has no fitting around the heel
scuffle |ˈskʌfl| — disorderly fighting
scuffling |ˈskʌfəlɪŋ| — Present participle of scuffle.
scull |skʌl| — a long oar that is mounted at the stern of a boat and moved left and right to propel the boat forward
sculler |ˈskʌlər| — someone who sculls (moves a long oar pivoted on the back of the boat to propel the boat forward)
scullery |ˈskʌlərɪ| — a small room (in large old British houses) next to the kitchen; where kitchen utensils are cleaned and kept and other rough household jobs are done
scullion |ˈskʌlɪən| — a kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing)
sculp |skʌlp| — (obsolete, sometimes humorous) To sculpture; to carve or engrave.
sculpt |skʌlpt| — create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
sculpted |ˈskʌlptəd| — cut into a desired shape
sculptor |ˈskʌlptər| — an artist who creates sculptures
sculptress |ˈskʌlptrəs| — a woman sculptor
sculptural |ˈskʌlptʃərəl| — resembling sculpture
sculpture |ˈskʌlptʃər| — a three-dimensional work of plastic art
sculpturesque |ˌskʌlptʃəˈresk| — resembling sculpture
scum |skʌm| — worthless people
scumble |ˈskəmbəl| — the application of very thin coat of color over the surface of a picture
scummy |ˈskʌmɪ| — of the most contemptible kind
scunner |ˈskənər| — a strong dislike
scupper |ˈskʌpər| — drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
scurf |skərf| — (botany) a covering that resembles scales or bran that covers some plant parts
scurfy |ˈskɜːfɪ| — rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
scurrility |skəˈrɪlɪtɪ| — foul-mouthed or obscene abuse
scurrilous |ˈskɜːrələs| — expressing offensive reproach
scurrilously |ˈskʌrɪləslɪ| — in a scurrilously manner
scurry |ˈskɜːrɪ| — rushing about hastily in an undignified way
scurrying |ˈskɜːrɪɪŋ| — moving with great haste
scurvy |ˈskɜːrvɪ| — a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
scut |skət| — a short erect tail
scuta |ˈskjuːtə| — A scutum.
scutate |ˈskjuːteɪt| — Shaped like a shield or buckler
scutch |skʌtʃ| — To separate the woody fibre from (flax, hemp, etc.) by beating; to swingle.
scutcheon |ˈskʌtʃən| — a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers
scutcher |ˈskʌtʃə| — One who scutches.
scute |skjuːt| — large bony or horny plate as on an armadillo or turtle or the underside of a snake
scuttle |ˈskʌtl| — container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire
scuttle-butt |ˈskətəlˌbət| — Alternative spelling of scuttlebutt.
scuttlebutt |ˈskʌtlbʌt| — a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
scutum |ˈskjuːtəm| — (historical, Roman antiquity) An oblong shield made of boards or wickerwork covered with leather, with sometimes an iron rim; carried chiefly by the heavy-armed infantry of the Roman army.
scythe |saɪð| — an edge tool for cutting grass; has a long handle that must be held with both hands and a curved blade that moves parallel to the ground
scytheman — One who uses a scythe; a mower.
Scythian |ˈsɪθɪən| — a member of the ancient nomadic people inhabiting Scythia