Part 1.

scheme
an elaborate and systematic plan of action
scintilla
a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
scrupulous
having ethical or moral principles
scrutinize
look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
sedulous
marked by care and persistent effort
seemly
according with custom or propriety

 

Part 2.

seethe
be in an agitated emotional state
semblance
an outward appearance that is deliberately misleading
sententious
abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing
sentient
endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness
sentinel
a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
sextant
an instrument for measuring angular distance

 

Part 3.

sherbet
a frozen dessert made primarily of fruit juice and sugar
siege
an action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place
simper
smile affectedly or derisively
sinecure
a job that involves minimal duties
sinuous
curved or curving in and out
skill
an ability that has been acquired by training

 

Part 4.

skittish
unpredictably excitable, especially of horses
slay
kill intentionally and with premeditation
sleight
adroitness in using the hands
slew
a large number or amount or extent
sluice
pour as if from a conduit that carries a rapid flow of water
smattering
a small number or amount

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2020-04-17