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Homonyms: S

Homonyms


S

sachet - a small bag containing perfumed powder
sashay - to strut or flounce
sacks - bags
sax - short for saxophone
sail - wind powered water travel
sale - the act of selling
sane - mentally normal
seine - fishing net
saner - more mentally normal than others
seiner - one who fishes with a net
saver - one who saves
savor - to relish a taste
sawed - cut timber
sod - turf
scene - visual location
seen - past tense of saw
scent - see: cent
scents - see: cents
scull - rowing motion
skull - head bone
sea - ocean
see - to look
seal - to close
seel - to close someone's eyes
sealing - see: ceiling
seam - row of stitches
seem - appears
seamen - sailors
semen - male discharge
seams - more than one rows of stitching
seems - it appears to be
sear - scorched
seer - a person who sees
sear - see: cere
seas - oceans
sees - looks
seize - to grab
sects - religious factions
sex - if you have to ask - you're too young
seed - see: cede
seeder - see: cedar
seeding - see: ceding
seek - to look for
Sikh - Hindu religious sect
seer - see: cere
sell - see: cell
sense - see: cents
senses - see: census
sensor - see: censer
sent - see: cent
sere - see: cere
serf - slave
surf - breaking waves
serge - strong twilled fabric
surge - forceful push
serial - see: cereal
series - see: Ceres
session - see: cession
sew - needle and thread
so - in the manner shown
sol - musical note
sow - broadcasting seeds
sewer - one who sews
sower - one who sows
sewer - waste drain
suer - one who sues
shake - vibrate
sheik - Arab prince
shall - is allowed
shell - aquatic exoskeleton
she'll - contraction of "she will"
shill - a decoy
shear - to cut or wrench
sheer - thin; abrupt turn
shears - cuts or wrenches; scissors
sheers - abruptly turns
sheave - pulley
shiv - knife
shoe - footwear
shoo - "go away"
shoes - more than one shoe
shoos - sends away
shoot - see: chute
sic - to set upon
sick - ill
sics - sets upon
six - whole number
side - lateral
sighed - breathed sorrowfully
sigh - see: psi
sighs - multiple sad and weary breaths
size - magnitude
sight - see: cite
sighted - see: cited
sights - see: cites
sign - displayed board bearing information
sine - reciprocal of the cosecant
signet - see: cygnet
sink - to submerge
synch - together in time
Sioux - tribe of native Americans
sou - French coin worth five centimes
sough - soft sound
sue - bring civil action
site - see: cite
sited - see: cited
sites - see: cites
some - a few
sum - result of addition
son - male child
sun - star
sonny - diminutive for male child
sunny - lit by the sun
soot - black residue of burning
suit - clothes
sordid - squalid
sorted - arranged
spade - shovel
spayed - to sterilize a female animal
spoor - trail of an animal
spore - single cell reproductive body
staid - reserved
stayed - remained
stair - a step
stare - look intently
stake - wooden pole
steak - slice of meat
statice - an astringent herb
status - position with regard to law
stationary - not moving
stationery - writing paper
steal - take unlawfully
steel - iron alloy
step - a measure taken
steppe - a level - grassy - unforested plain
stile - narrow passage
style - mode
stoop - a small porch
stoup - a drinking cup
storey - the horizontal divisions of a building
story - a narrative tale
straight - not crooked
strait - narrow waterway
succor - relief
sucker - one who sucks
suede - split leather
swayed - curved; convinced
suite - ensemble
sweet - sugary
summary - precis
summery - like summer
sundae - ice cream with syrup on it
Sunday - first day of the week
symbol - see: cymbal

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