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susan b anthony dollar
  • n  a United States coin worth one dollar
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susanna
  • n  an Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Daniel
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susceptibility
  • n  the state of being susceptible; easily affected
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susceptibleness
  • n  the state of being susceptible; easily affected
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susian
  • n  an extinct ancient language of unknown affinities; spoken by the Elamites
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susiana
  • n  an ancient country in southwestern Asia to the east of the Tigris River (in what is modern Iran); was known for its warlike people
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suspended animation
  • n  a temporary cessation of vital functions with loss of consciousness resembling death; usually resulting from asphyxia
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suspender
  • n  elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
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suspender belt
  • n  a wide belt of elastic with straps hanging from it; worn by women to hold up stockings
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suspense
  • n  apprehension about what is going to happen
  • n  an uncertain cognitive state
    the matter remained in suspense for several years
  • n  excited anticipation of an approaching climax
    the play kept the audience in suspense
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suspense account
  • n  an account used temporarily to carry doubtful receipts and disbursements or discrepancies pending their analysis and permanent classification
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suspension
  • n  a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy
  • n  a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
  • n  temporary cessation or suspension
  • n  an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  • n  a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
  • n  the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)
  • n  a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc)
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suspension bridge
  • n  a bridge that has a roadway supported by cables that are anchored at both ends
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suspension point
  • n  (usually plural) one of a series of points indicating that something has been omitted or that the sentence is incomplete
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