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Adjectives that start with s

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sable, sacral, sacred, sacrificial, sacrosanct, sad, sadder, sadistic, safe, safekeeping, safer, safest, sailorly, salable, salacious, salaried, salient, saline, salivary, sallow, salty, salubrious, salutary, same, sanctimonious, sandy, sane, saner, sanest, sanguineous, sanitary, sappy, sarcastic, sarcolemmal, sardonic, sassy, satiric, satirical, satisfactory, satisfied, satisfying, saucy, sauterne, savory.

scabrous, scalar, scandalizing, scandalous, scandinavian, scant, scanty, scarce, scarecrowish, scared, scarlet, scary, scatterbrained, scattered, scenic, sceptical, schematic, schizophrenic, schnabelian, scholarly, scholastic, schoolgirlish, scientific, scintillating, sclerotic, scoped, scoreless, scornful, scottish, scraggly, scratchy, scrawny, screeching, screechy, scriptural, scrub, scrumptious, scrupulous, sculptural, scurrilous.

seafaring, seamless, seasonal, second, secondary, secret, secretarial, secretive, sectarian, secular, secularist, secure, sedate, sedentary, sedimentary, seditious, seductive, seedless, seeming, seemly, segmental, seismic, seismological, select, selected, selective, selfeffacing, selfish, selfless, selling, semantic, semiarid, semiautomatic, semicircular, semiempirical, seminal, semipublic, semiquantitative, semisecret, semitropical, senatorial, senile, senilis, senior, sensational, senseless, sensible, sensitive, sensory, sensual, sensuous, sentient, sentimental, separable, separate, septic, serbantian, serene, serial, serious, serological, serviceable, servile, severe.

shabby, shadowy, shady, shaggy, shakespearean, shakespearian, shaky, shallow, shallower, shameful, shapeless, shapely, shared, sharp, sharper, sharpest, shatterproof, sheer, shiftless, shifty, shiny, shipshape, shivering, shivery, shocked, shocking, shoddy, shopworn, short, shorter, shortest, shortsighted, showy, shrewd, shrewdest, shrewish, shrill, shuddery, shut, shy, shylockian.

siamese, siberian, sibilant, sicilian, sick, sicker, sickish, sickly, side, sidelong, sideways, significant, silent, silicate, silken, silky, silly, silver, silvery, similar, similarly, simple, simpler, simplest, simplistic, simultaneous, sincere, sincerest, sinewy, sinful, single, singular, sinister, sinless, sinuous, sinusoidal, six, sizable, sizeable, sized.

skeletal, skeptical, ski, skiddy, skilful, skilled, skillful, skimpy, skinless, skinny.

slack, slanderous, slatted, slavic, slavish, sleek, sleepless, sleepy, slender, slenderer, slick, slight, slighter, slightest, slim, slimmer, slimy, slippery, slivery, sloppy, slothful, slovenly, slow, slower, slowest, sluggish, sly.

small, smaller, smallest, smallish, smart, smarter, smelly, smiling, smoggy, smoky, smooth, smoother, smoothest, smug.

snappy, snazzy, sneaky, snippy, snobbish, snotty, snowy, snug.

soapy, sober, socal, sociable, social, socialist, socialistic, societal, socioeconomic, sociological, sodden, soft, softer, softest, soggy, soignee, solar, soldierly, sole, solemn, solicitous, solid, solitary, soluble, somatic, somber, sombre, somnolent, songful, sonic, sonorous, sophisticated, sophoclean, sopping, sordid, sore, sorest, sorrel, sorriest, sorry, soulful, sound, sounder, sounding, soundproof, sour, south, southbound, southeast, southeastern, southern, southward, southwestern, sovereign, soviet.

spacious, spanish, spare, sparkling, sparse, spatial, spavined, special, specific, specified, specious, spectacular, spectral, spectrometric, spectrophotometric, speculative, speechless, speedy, spencerian, spenglerian, spherical, spic, spicy, spidery, spiffy, spiky, spineless, spirited, spiritual, spiteful, splashy, splendid, splenetic, splintery, spongy, spontaneous, spooky, sporadic, sportiest, sporting, spotless, spotted, spotty, sprightly, spurious.

squalid, square, squashy, squat, squeaky, squealing, squeamish.

stable, staggering, stagnant, stainless, staking, stale, stalwart, staminate, stanch, stanchest, standard, standby, standing, starboard, starchy, stark, startling, stateless, stately, statesmanlike, statewide, static, stationary, statistical, statuesque, statutory, staunch, staunchest, steadfast, steadier, steady, steely, steep, steeper, steepest, stellar, stepwise, stereo, stereophonic, stereotyped, sterile, sterling, stern, sternal, sticky, stiff, stiffer, still, stilted, stimulating, stimulatory, stingy, stirling, stirring, stochastic, stocky, stodgy, stolid, stony, storied, stormbound, stormy, stout, straight, straightforward, strange, strangest, strapping, strategic, stray, strenuous, stressful, strict, strictest, striking, stringy, striped, strong, stronger, strongest, structural, stubborn, stubby, stuck, studious, stuffy, stumpy, stunning, stupendous, stupid, stupidest, sturdy, stylish, stylistic.

suable, suave, subatomic, subconscious, subdued, subgross, subject, subjective, sublime, subliterary, sublunary, submachine, submarine, submissive, subnormal, subordinate, subsequent, subservient, subsidiary, subsistent, substantial, substantive, substerilization, substitute, substitutionary, subsurface, subtle, subtler, suburban, suburbanite, subversive, succeeding, successful, successive, succinct, such, sudanese, sudden, sufficient, suggested, suggestive, suhthuhn, suitable, sulky, sullen, sultry, sumptuous, sunbaked, sundry, sunken, sunny, sunshiny, super, superb, supercilious, supercritical, superficial, superfluous, superhuman, superior, superlative, superlunary, supernatural, supernormal, supersensitive, supersonic, superstitious, supervisory, supine, supplemental, supplementary, supporting, supportive, supposed, supranational, supreme, sure, surface, surgical, surly, surplus, surprise, surprised, surprising, surrealist, surreptitious, surrounding, surviving, susceptible, suspect, suspicious.

svelte.

swampy, swank, swanky, swanlike, swart, swarthy, sweaty, swedish, sweet, sweeter, sweetest, sweetish, swell, sweltering, swift, swiftest, swingy, swiss, swivel, swollen.

sycophantic, sylvan, symbolic, symbolical, symmetric, symmetrical, sympathetic, symphonic, symptomatic, synchronous, synergistic, synonymous, syntactic, syntactical, synthetic, syrian, syrupy, systematic, systemic.

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