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seesaw a type of play structure made up of a long board attached to and supported by a device in the middle. Although the board is attached, it is allowed to move so that people sitting on each end can alternately go up and down through the air.
seethe to boil or bubble. [2 definitions]
segment one of the parts into which something is or can be separated. [2 definitions]
segregation the practice of separating people according to groups, especially racial groups.
Seine a river in northern France. It flows through Paris and into the English Channel.
seine a net used for fishing that is held in the water with weights at the bottom and floats at the top.
seismograph an instrument used to measure and record the strength of earthquakes.
seize to take hold of in a quick, forceful way; grab. [2 definitions]
seizure a sudden attack caused by a disease such as epilepsy. [2 definitions]
seldom not often; rarely.
select to choose; pick. [2 definitions]
selection the act of selecting. [3 definitions]
selective very careful in choosing.
self one's own being, character, and nature. [2 definitions]
self- a prefix that means of, by, to, for, or in oneself or itself.
self-confidence faith in oneself and one's own abilities.
self-contained having everything needed to survive or function.
self-control control of one's feelings or behavior.
self-esteem confidence or pride in oneself; self-respect.
self-explanatory needing no further explanation; clear.
selfish concerned only with oneself and not concerned about others.