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shabby
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a. torn or worn to rage; poor; mean; ragged
A new-comer of any age or either sex was an impressive curiosity in the poor little shabby village of St.Petersburg.
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sham
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v. pretend; put on a false appearance of; feign
He decided to sham sickness to get out of going to school.
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shatter
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v. destroy; break up; break into many pieces
We saw the wine glass shatter.
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shawl
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n. a large piece of cloth worn especially by women or girls over their shoulders and head
I folded my shawl double and spread it over me for a coverlet; a low, mossy swell was my pillow.
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shear
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v. cut or clip hair; a strip of something; remove by cutting or clipping
You may not care to cut a sheep's hair, but they shear sheep for Little Bo Peep.
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sheriff
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n. the chief officer of a shire or county, to whom is entrusted the execution of the laws
I should say I also suspect the sheriff is the serial killer of gangbangers.
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shimmer
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v. shine with a weak or fitful light; glimmer intermittently
This rope is woven with a maximum amount of reflective tracers, making it shimmer in the night.
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shipload
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n. amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car
We also provide traditional and conventional partial and full shipload cargo service, for example, for individual projects or bulk hauling.
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shipwreck
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n. destruction of a ship, as by storm or collision; complete failure or ruin
No, the one that licked me was a lifeboat after a shipwreck, that is.
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shipwright
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n. the carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
Mark Wallace is a fully qualified Shipwright specializing in complete restorations of classic wooden boats.
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shiver
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v. shake with or as if with cold; tremble; break into fragments or splinters
As I stand smoking on the lawn, I shiver, listening to the birds talk to each other in the autumn wind.
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shortcut
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n. a direct route; a route shorter than the usual one
He told me a shortcut to school; it saved one hour.
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shred
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n. a small amount; a long, narrow piece cut or torn off; long, irregular strip that is cut or torn off
We cannot afford to lose our reputation, not even a shred of our reputation.
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shrewd
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a. clever; characterized by keen awareness, sharp intelligence
As a music executive and a businessman, he's shrewd, wildly successful, and not shy about it.
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shriek
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n. sharp, shrill outcry or scream; shrill wild crying such as is caused by sudden or extreme terror, pain, or the like
She heard a little shriek and a fall and a crash of broken glass, from which she concluded that it had fallen into a cucumber-frame or something of the sort.
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shrill
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a. acute; sharp; piercing; having or emitting a sharp, piercing tone or sound
Imagine her surprise when the White Rabbit read out, at the top of his shrill little voice, the name 'Alice!'
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shrine
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n. case or box, in which are deposited sacred relics, as the bones of a saint; a sacred place, as altar or tomb
All these relics gave to the third story of Thornfield Hall the aspect of a home of the past: a shrine of memory.
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shrub
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n. bush; a large plant with a rounded shape formed from many small branches
Afar, it offered a pale blank of mist and cloud; near a scene of wet lawn and storm-beat shrub, with ceaseless rain sweeping away wildly before a long and lamentable blast.
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shrug
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v. draw up or contract the shoulders, especially by way of expressing dislike, dread, doubt, or the like
I really admire the way she is able to shrug off unfair criticism.
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shun
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v. avoid deliberately; keep away from
Cherishing his solitude, the recluse wants to shun the company of other human beings.
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