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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

Sacrifice: To make an offering of to deity especially by presenting on an altar.

Sacrificial: associated with a sacrifice
Example: [a sacrificial lamb]

Sacrilege:
Impious
Example: [stealing anything from a temple is a very sacrilege act]

Sacrilegious:
Impious.

Sacrosanct:
sacred
Example: [I’m willing to help on any weekday, but I’m afraid my weekends are sacrosanct]

Saddle:
burden, encumber, strain
Example: [put a saddle on the horse]

Sadist:
one who takes pleasure in hurting others
Example: [the school teacher was a sadist]

Safari:
expedition
Example: [to go on safari]

Safeguard:
protect, defend, safety net, preserve, protection, precaution
Example: [The amendment should be adopted in order to safeguard the rights of the States]

Saffron:
orange colored
Example: [the Halloween cake was decorated with saffron colored icing]

Saga:
story
Example: [an ongoing saga of marriage problems]

Sagacious:
wise
Example: [a sagacious person]

Sage:
wise person
Example: [sage advice]

Salacious:
lustful, sexual, obscene, lascivious, erotic
Example: [But the long list of vulgar, salacious stories attributed to him were retailed only by those who never enjoyed the privilege of exchanging a word with him]

Salience:
protrusion, striking feature, remarkableness, prominence, conspicuousness

Salient:
prominent
Example: [salient features of a product]

Saline:
salty
Example: [saline solution]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Sallow: sickly yellow in color
Example: [a sallow complexion]

Saltatory:
relating to leaping
Example: [renowned for saltatory exploits]

Salubrious:
healthy
Example: [salubrious part of town]

Salutary:
wholesome good
Example: [a salutary experience]

Salutation:
greeting salute

Salutatory:
a welcoming statement, a welcoming address
Example: [This was followed by the salutatory address, given by a tall dignified senior]

Salvage:
Any act of saving property
Example: [gold coins salvaged from a shipwreck]

Salvation:
redemption
Example: [a marriage beyond salvation]

Salver:
tray
Example: [the food was brought in on silver salvers]

Salvo:
A salute given by firing all the guns as at the funeral of an officer.

Sanctimonious:
self-righteous
Example: [sanctimonious religious leaders]

Sanction:
approval
Example: [His leave application was sanctioned]

Sanctity:
Holiness.

Sanctuary:
refuge
Example: [a wildlife sanctuary]

Sang-Froid:
coolness under fire
Example: [the captain’s sangfroid helped to allay the fears of the passengers]

Sanguinary:
murderous gory
Example: [the battle was unexpectedly sanguinary with many casualties]

Sanguine:
cheerful
Example: [They are less sanguine about the prospects for peace]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Sanguineous: Consisting of blood.

Sans:
without

Sap:
undermine diminish
Example: [Constant criticism saps you of your confidence]

Sapid:
interesting
Example: [this chef makes the food more sapid and appealing]

Sapience:
insight, common sense, wisdom
Example: [His own children, at ten or eleven, show a degree of sapience that would shame and flabbergast an Oxford don]

Sapient:
shrewd wise
Example: [the students enjoyed professor’s sapient digressions more than his formal lectures]

Sapiential:
Possessing wisdom.

Saponaceous:
having the characteristics of soap, soapy
Example: [soaps or saponaceous preparations]

Sarcasm:
Cutting and reproachful language

Sarcophagus:
stone coffin
Example: [In the burial chamber, a nest of four golden shrines, each sitting within the other, are removed, to reveal a stone sarcophagus]

Sardonic:
scornful
Example: [a sardonic smile]

Sartorial:
pertaining to clothes
Example: [sartorial elegance]

Satanic:
pertaining to the Devil
Example: [a satanic cult]

Sate:
satisfy fully

Satellite:
the moon is a satellite of Earth

Satiate:
satisfy fully
Example: [He drank greedily until his thirst was satiated]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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