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silversmith a person who makes, plates, or fixes objects made of silver.
silverware knives, forks, and spoons. Silverware is used for eating and serving food. It can be made of or plated with silver or other metals. [2 definitions]
similar having resemblance or likeness.
similarity the state or quality of being similar; resemblance. [2 definitions]
simile a figure of speech in which two different things are compared by using the words "like" or "as." "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb" is an example of a simile.
simmer to cook in a liquid that is kept near the boiling point.
simmer down to become calmer after some excitement.
simple easy to do or understand; not complicated. [3 definitions]
simple sentence a sentence that has only one clause. "We waited for the bus early in the morning" is an example of a simple sentence.
simplicity the condition or quality of being simple. [2 definitions]
simplify to make plainer, easier, or less complex.
simply in a simple, clear way. [4 definitions]
simultaneous existing, happening, or done at the same time.
simultaneously at the very same time.
sin1 an act of not obeying religious law. [2 definitions]
since from then until now (often follows the word "ever"). [5 definitions]
sincere genuine, true, and not pretended.
sincerely with true and honest feelings (often used at the end of a letter).
sinew a tendon.
sing to make musical sounds with the voice. [4 definitions]
sing a different tune to change one's opinion or behavior.