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sizzle to make the hissing or crackling sound of frying fat or oils.
skate1 a shoe with either a blade or a set of small wheels attached to the bottom. Skates are used to move on ice or other hard surfaces. [2 definitions]
skate2 a kind of fish that has a skeleton of cartilage, a flat body, fins that look like wings, and a pointed snout. Skates live along the western coast of the United States.
skateboard a flat, short, narrow board that has four wheels on the bottom. People stand to ride on a skateboard.
skein a length of yarn or thread wound in a long, loose loop before it is knitted or woven.
skeleton the inner framework of bones and cartilage in vertebrate animals. Skeletons support the body and protect softer body parts. [2 definitions]
skeptical having or showing doubt; questioning.
sketch a drawing or painting that was done in a hurry or without detail. Sketches are sometimes done to prepare for later work. [5 definitions]
sketchy giving only outlines or major points; like a sketch. [2 definitions]
ski one of a pair of long, narrow, smooth runners. Skis have curved front tips and are attached to boots and used to glide over snow. [3 definitions]
skid a sudden, sideways sliding of a vehicle. [2 definitions]
skiing the activity or sport of traveling over snow on skis.
skill the power or ability to perform a task well, especially because of training or practice. [2 definitions]
skilled having skill. [2 definitions]
skillet a shallow pan with a long handle, used for frying food; frying pan.
skillful having or using skill; adept.
skim to remove from the surface of a liquid, or to clear the surface of by removing fat or other floating matter. [4 definitions]
skim milk milk from which the cream has been separated.
skin the thin tissue covering the body of a person or animal. [5 definitions]
skin diving swimming in which the swimmer uses flippers, a face mask, and an air tank to swim underwater quickly and easily.
skinny very thin and bony.