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stepparent a man or woman who is not one's natural parent but is married to one's natural parent; a stepfather or stepmother.
stepson the son of one's husband or wife from an earlier marriage.
stereo a system of equipment for playing sound that uses separate channels to create a realistic effect.
sterile free of live germs or bacteria. [2 definitions]
sterling of or made of the very finest silver, or 92.5% pure. [4 definitions]
stern1 firm and determined; not flexible. [2 definitions]
stern2 the rear or back part of a boat or other vessel.
stethoscope an instrument that makes the sounds inside a body louder. Doctors and nurses listen to the heart with a stethoscope.
stew to cook by boiling slowly in a closed pot. [3 definitions]
stick1 a long and thin piece of wood, such as a stem or branch, from a tree or bush. [2 definitions]
stick2 to pierce or poke with a pointed object; stab. [10 definitions]
stick by to remain loyal to.
sticker a paper label, patch, or sign with sticky material on the back side.
stickler one who must observe or conform to something (usually followed by "for").
stick out to stand out; to be easily seen.
sticky tending to stick to or hold on to something when touched. [2 definitions]
stiff not easy to bend. [8 definitions]
stile a set or series of steps for climbing over a fence or wall.
still1 not moving. [12 definitions]
stilt a long, thin pole with a block to rest the foot upon. With a pair of stilts, a person can walk above the ground. [2 definitions]
stimulate to bring about to activity or action.