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scavenger an animal that finds and eats dead animals or rotting plants; a person who finds things that others no longer want.
scene the place where any event takes place. [4 definitions]
scenery the way the land looks in a particular place. [2 definitions]
scent a smell. [5 definitions]
scepter a rod carried by a king or queen as a symbol of royal power.
schedule a plan of when certain actions or events will be carried out. [4 definitions]
scheme a plan or plot. [5 definitions]
scholar a person who has much knowledge, usually acquired from research and study. [2 definitions]
scholarship money given to students to help pay for their education. [2 definitions]
school1 a place for teaching and learning. [3 definitions]
school2 a large group of the same kind of fish or sea animals.
schoolhouse a building used as a school.
schoolwork study or practice done at school or as homework.
schooner a sailing ship with at least two masts and having its front mast shorter than its other masts.
schwa a vowel sound that is spoken without any stress, such as the first "a" in "away." [2 definitions]
science a system of studying, testing, and experimenting on things in nature. Science is a search for general laws about how the world works. [2 definitions]
scientific having to do with science.
scientist a person who works in some branch of science.
scissors a tool used for cutting. Scissors are made up of two blades that are joined so that their edges may be opened and closed.
scold to speak in a sharp or angry way. [2 definitions]
scoop a tool with a short handle attached to a deep, curved bowl, used to take up food or grain. [6 definitions]