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subtle
  • s  difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
    his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change
    a subtle difference
  • s  able to make fine distinctions
    a subtle mind
  • s  working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way
    a subtle poison
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subtractive
  • a  constituting or involving subtraction
    a subtractive correction
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subtropic
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics
    even near the equator vegetation at 5000 ft is subtropical rather than tropical
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subtropical
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics
    even near the equator vegetation at 5000 ft is subtropical rather than tropical
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suburban
  • a  relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs
    suburban population
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suburbanised
  • v  take on suburban character
  • v  make suburban in character
  • s  surrounded by many suburbs
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suburbanized
  • v  take on suburban character
    the city suburbanized
  • v  make suburban in character
    highly suburbanized cities
  • s  surrounded by many suburbs
    a highly suburbanized city
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subversive
  • n  a radical supporter of political or social revolution
  • s  in opposition to a civil authority or government
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succeeding
  • v  attain success or reach a desired goal
  • v  be the successor (of)
  • a  coming after or following
  • s  (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving
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successful
  • a  having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome
    a successful architect
    a successful business venture
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succinct
  • s  briefly giving the gist of something
    succinct comparisons
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succulent
  • n  a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs
  • s  full of juice
    succulent roast beef
    succulent plants with thick fleshy leaves
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such
  • s  of so extreme a degree or extent
    such weeping
    such a help
    such grief
    never dreamed of such beauty
  • r  to so extreme a degree
    he is such a baby
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suchlike
  • s  of the same kind
    a locker that usually contained paper, ink, and suchlike equipment
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suckled
  • v  suck milk from the mother's breasts
  • v  give suck to
    The wetnurse suckled the infant
  • s  (of an infant) breast-fed
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sudanese
  • n  a native or inhabitant of Sudan
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of the African Republic of the Sudan or its people
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sudden
  • a  happening without warning or in a short space of time
    a sudden storm
    a sudden decision
    a sudden cure
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