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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.
self-respect the proper regard for oneself and one's worth as a person.
self-service relating to a business in which customers serve themselves.
self-sufficient able to get along without any help from others.
sell to exchange with another for money. [5 definitions]
seller one who sells.
semester one half of a school or college year.
semicircle one half of a circle.
semicolon a punctuation mark (;). It is used to separate independent clauses in a sentence when there is no conjunction.
semifinal relating to the game or match that comes just before the last one. [2 definitions]
seminary a school for training men and women for work as ministers, priests, or rabbis.
Seminole a member of a North American Indian people that now live mostly in Florida and Oklahoma.
semitrailer a large trailer used for carrying freight. The trailer is attached at the front to the tractor cab that pulls it.