Part 1.

sob
weep convulsively
sonorous
full and loud and deep
spangle
adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material
spat
a quarrel about petty points
spate
a large number or amount or extent
specious
plausible but false

 

Part 2.

spectral
resembling or characteristic of a phantom
squalor
sordid dirtiness
squeamish
excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
staid
characterized by dignity and propriety
stake
a strong wooden or metal post driven into the ground
stanch
stop the flow of a liquid

 

Part 3.

steep
having a sharp inclination
stentorian
very loud or booming
stilted
artificially formal
stint
an unbroken period of time during which you do something
stipulate
make an express demand or provision in an agreement
stock
capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares

 

Part 4.

straight
successive, without a break
stratum
people having the same social or economic status
striate
mark with stripes of contrasting color
stricture
severe criticism
stultify
deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
stump
cause to be perplexed or confounded

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2020-04-17