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S .. S1 S2

saber; sword

saber-toothed tiger

saber; sword

sable

Sacramento

sacred; holy
(1-character word)

sacrifice

sad feeling

sad, sadness
(keywords)

sad, sadness

[sad]
very sad

saddle

safe, safety
(keywords)

safe, safety, security

[safe]
extremely safe or sound

[safe]
trouble-free and safe

safeguard; protect, protection

safe and secure

safe and sound; free from danger

safe and trouble-free; peace; peaceful

safety - danger

saffron

saga

sage
(keywords)

sages and virtuous men

Sagittarius (horoscope)

Sahara

Saigon

sail (nevigate)

sail (of ship)

sail across a sea

sail on the sea; voyage

sailfish; spearfish

saint; sage; wise man

Saint Valentine's Day

[saint]
patron saint

Sake; Japanese Sake

Sakhalin

Sakyamuni (Buddhism)

salad

salad dressing

salary

sale
(keywords)

sale

[sale]
garage sale

[sale]
offer for sale

[sale]
wholesale

salt
(keywords)

salt

salt lake

Salt Lake City

[salt]
pillar of salt

saltcellar

salted fish

salted meat

salty

salute
(keywords)

salute; pay respects to

salute; render a salute

Salvador

Salvation Army

Sam

Samantha

samaritan; charitable person;
kind hearted and benevolent fellow

samba (music)

same
(keywords)

same condition; unchanged

same feeling with others; resonance

Samoa

sampan (boat)

sample

Samson (Bible)

Samul

samurai
(keywords)

samurai

samurai spirit

San Diego

San Francisco

San Jose

sand
(keywords)

sand

[sand]
quicksand

sandalwood

sandglass

Sandra

sandwich

Sandy

sanitation; hygiene

Sanskrit

Santa Claus

Sapporo (Japan)

Sarah

sardine (fish)

Sardinia

sashimi (Japan)

Satan

satellite

satin

satisfied, satisfactory
(keywords)

satisfied; contented; gratified

satisfied and happy

satisfied with oneself

satisfy the urge of an addiction

[satisfy]
Everybody is satisfied

[satisfy]
fully satisfied

[satisfy]
never satisfied

[satisfy]
unsatisfied

[satisfy]
very satisfactory; perfect

[satisfy]
very satisfied; pleased with oneself;
very successful in business or politics

satori; awake to Zen

Saturday

Saturn (planet)

sauce (food)

[sauce]
oyster sauce

[sauce]
soy sauce

Saudi Arabia

sauerkraut

sausage
(keywords)

sausage

savage

savage; barbarous; barbarians
(1-character word)

savant; scholar (French)

save
(keywords)

save; rescue
(1-character word)

save life
(keywords)

save life; Help!

save money

save oneself; self-salvation

save the dying; lifesaving

save the situation; remedial measures

save trouble

savings (money)
(keywords)

savings; save money

Savior

savor
(keywords)

savor; taste; flavor
(1-character word)

saw (tool)

saxhorn

say
(keywords)

say; speak; talk
(1-character word)

[say]
hard to say; difficult to speak out

say a silent prayer

say good-bye

say thanks

say with certainty

scallop

scampi

scan

scanner

scandal

Scandinavia

scar

scarecrow

scarf

[scarf]
silk scarf

[scene]
beautiful scene on a bright day

[scene]
extraordinary scenes

[scene]
trilogy; three scenarios

scenery
(keywords)

scenery; landscape

scenery; view
(1-character word)

scheduled flight

scheme
(keywords)

scheme; idea; plan; conception

scheme, stratagem; plan
(1-character word)

scheme; trick; ruse
(1-character word)

[scheme]
brilliant scheme

[scheme]
conspiracy; secret scheme

schemer; strategist

Schiller

scholar

[scholar]
great scholar worshipped by people

school

school bus

[school]
boarding school

[school]
campus

[school]
elementary school

[school]
law school

[school]
medical school

Schopenhauer

Schrodinger

Schubert

Schumann

Schweitzer

science
(keywords)

science

science and technology

science fiction

scientist

scissors

scoop

scorching sun

score

scoreboard

Scorpio (horoscope)

scorpion

Scotland

Scott

scout

scrambled egg

scrapbook

scrape together

scratch

scream

screen

screenwriter

screwdriver

script style of calligraphy

scripture

scrutinize; investigate; survey
(1-character word)

sculpture

sea
(keywords)

sea; ocean

sea birds; gull

sea breeze

sea level

sea monster

seafood

sea shore; coast

sea-god

seascape

seashell

seawater

seawater - freshwater

[sea]
deep blue sea

[sea]
deep sea

[sea]
sail across a sea

seal; stamp; badge; metal

[seal]
elephant seal

search after; explore; find out

search engine

search for
(keywords)

search for

season
(keywords)

season

[season]
spring

[season]
summer

[season]
autumn

[season]
winter

[season]
midsummer

[season]
rainy season

[season]
seasons); Four Seasons

seat
(keywords)

seat belt

seat of honor; highest-positioned

[seat]
make reservation for seats

Seattle

Sebastian

secluded, seclusion
(keywords)

secluded; hidden
(1-character word)

secluded and quiet

second (time)

second son

second-hand bookstore

secret
(keywords)

secret

secret; mysterious
(1-character word)

secret; dense; intimate
(1-character word)

secret agent

secret code

secret envoy

secret not to be revealed

secret of doing something

secret scheme

secret society

secret of success
(keywords)

secret of success; knack;
secret solution to a problem

secret of success; tricks of the trade

[secret]
top secret

secret recipe
(keywords)

secret recipe

section
(keywords)

secure, security
(keywords)

security, safety
(1-character word)

[security]
national security

secure and safe

security guard

sedate

seductive; attractive; fascinating
(1-character word)

sedulous
(keywords)

sedulous; diligent; industrious
(1-character word)

sedulous; diligent; industrious; hard-working

see
(keywords)

see; meet; observe

see and understand clearly

see the difference between

See you again

seed, seedling
(keywords)

seeds of plant; cultivate

[seeds]
sow seeds

seeing-eye dog

seek
(keywords)

seek; look for

seek and find

seek help

seek in ethical pursuits

seek strange or uncommon

seeking to be number one

seesaw

Seine River

seize the day; carpe diem

seldom
(keywords)

seldom

select, selection
(keywords)

select, selection
(1-character word)

[select]
make selection

self, oneself
(keywords)

self

self-confident; condifence

self-consciousness; self-realization

self-control

self-cultivation

self-defense; defend oneself

self-depreciating

self-destruction

self-determination

self-discipline
(keywords)

self-discipline

self-disciplined gentleman

self-educated

self-esteem; self-respect

self-examination
(keywords)

self-examination

selfish

selfless
(keywords)

selfless; forget oneself;
oblivious of self-existence

selfless; disinterested; unselfish

self-mortification

self-possessed
(keywords)

self-possessed; peaceful in mind

self-possessed; calm and composed;
behave with perfect composure

self-proud; proud of oneself

self-realization

self-rejuvenation; self-renewal

self-respect
(keywords)

self-respect

self-restraint
(keywords)

self-restraint; self-discipline

self-restraint;
overcome one's own desires

self-restraint; discipline oneself

self-salvation

self-satisfied

sell
(keywords)

sell

[sell]
best-selling

[sell]
buy and sell; trade

[sell]
excellent quality and resonable price

sell - buy

Semite (people)

send
(keywords)

send; deliver
(1-character word)

send personal charm

Senegal

senior high school

sense of humor; humorous

sense of direction

sense of righteousness
(keywords)

sense of righteousness

sense of shame

sense of sight

sense of superiority

sense of taste

sense, sensation
(keywords)

sense, sensation; feeling

sense, sensation
(1-character word)

sense; awaken; realize
(1-character word)

sense; consciousness; awakening

[sense]
common sense

[sense]
pleasant sensation

[sense]
sixth sense, the

[sense]
strong sense of justice

sensibility

sensitive, susceptible

[sensitive]
bright and sensitive

sentiment, sentimental
(keywords)

sentiment; feeling; emotion

sentiment ; affection; mortal love
(1-character word)

[sentiment]
friendly sentiments, feelings

sentimental; passionate; full of affection

Seoul (Korea)

separate
(keywords)

separate; segregate

September

serene and peaceful

serenity
(keywords)

serenity; security, safety
(1-character word)

serenity; tranquility; undisturbed

serious
(keywords)

serious; earnest; conscientious

serious and principled;
solemn and just

serpent, python

servant

service
(keywords)

service

[service]
give priority service to

[service]
offer one's service

[service]
room service

Service begets happiness

serving all purposes

sesame

sesame oil

[sesame]
open sesame

set an object of pursuit

set free
(keywords)

set free; release; let go

set one's mind at rest;
have peace of mind

set up
(keywords)

setting sun, the

settle differences; accommodate;
reach an amiable settlement

settle disputes

settle down

seven

seventeen

seventh heaven

seventy

severe
(keywords)

severe; intense; strenuous; violent

severe; stern; strict
(1-character word)

severe and stern

severe cold

sew
(keywords)

sew; to stitch
(1-character word)

sewing machine

sex

[sex]
homosexual

[sex]
lesbian

sexual equality

sexy

shade of trees
(keywords)

shade of trees

shadow

shadow - light

shake hands

Shakespeare

shallow

shallow - deep

shaman; sorcerer

shame
(keywords)

shame; disgrace
(1-character word)

shameful; to be disgraced; lose face

shampoo

Shanghai

Shao-Lin (martial art)

shape; form

share
(keywords)

share

shark (fish)

sharp
(keywords)

sharp
(1-character word)

sharp and quick-witted

sharp point of lance

sharp-witted; keen

she - he

she; her

shed tears in bitter sorrow

sheep; goat

[sheep]
ram; uncastrated male sheep

sheep dog

sheepherder

Sheila

Shelby

Sheldon

shelf

shell

[shell]
eggshell

Shelley

shellfish

shepherd; herdsman

Sherman

Sherpa

sherry (wine)

shield and sustain; protect and maintain

shift
(keywords)

Shikoku (Japan)

shine upon
(keywords)

shine upon; illuminate

shine upon; illuminate
(1-character word)

shine, shining
(keywords)

shining; bright

shine brilliantly; emit and reflect light

Shintoism (Japan)

ship; boat

[ship]
battleship

[ship]
captain of a ship

[ship]
container ship

[ship]
fleet

Shirley

shock; quake; vibrate
(1-character word)

[shock]
culture shock

shock and awe

shock wave

shoes

[shoes]
high heel shoes

shogun (Japan)

shoot with unfailing accuracy;
hit the target at every shot

[shoot]
marksman

shooting star

shop

shop sign

shore

shoreless

short - high

short - long

short (height)

short (length)

short but energetic

short circuit

short cuts make long delays

short in length

shortage

shortcoming
(keywords)

shortcut

shoulder

shout for joy;
cheer in jubilation

shovel

show
(keywords)

show business

show every consideration

show interest

show off
(keywords)

show off

show off; flaunt; bright and dazzling

show off one's military strength

show understanding for

show wild joy

[show]
talk show

showroom

shrimp

[shrimp]
prawn

shrine

shrine of a clan

shrink
(keywords)

shrub

shuffle (cards)

shut down

shy
(keywords)

shy; bashful; ashamed

shy with strangers

Siberia

sibling

Sicily

sick, sickness

side effect

sideburns

Sidney

Siegfried

Sierra Leone

sigh

sightseeing
(keywords)

sightseeing; tour, tourism

sight-seer

[sight]
sense of sight

sign
(keywords)

sign a contract

sign in fortune telling

sign language

sign one's name

<[sign]
auspiciousness; auspicious sign

signal

signature; autograph

signboard of a store

significant, significance
(keywords)

significant; important

significance; meaning

Sikkim

silent, silence
(keywords)

silent; silence

silent; quiet; calm; tranquility
(1-character word)

silent; speechless; quiet
(1-character word)

silent majority

silent prayer

silicon

Silicon Valley

silk
(keywords)

silk

silk ribbons

Silk Road

silk scarf

silkworm

silver

silver fox

silversmith

silverware

similar

Simon

simple
(keywords)

simple; brief

simple - complicated

simple and easy

simple and honest

simple and perspicuous

simple and plain

simple and pure

simple and sincere

simple but elegant

simple life

simplify, simplification

simulation

sin
(keywords)

sin; crime; guilt

sin repentance

[sin]
amnesty; remit a punishment

[sin]
original sin

sincere, sincerity
(keywords)

sincere, sincerity;
from the bottom of heart

sincere; honest; upright
(1-character word)

sincerely wish

[sincerity]
greatest sincerity

sincere and faithful; innocent

sing, singing
(keywords)

sing (song)

sing in a performance

sing praises

sing songs

sing together; chorus

singer; vocalist

Singapore

single
(keywords)

single; unmarried; unaccompanied

single; unmarrieed

single father; male baby sitter
(modern slang)

single-handed; all by oneself

sink - float

sink, to

sinner

Sino-, Sinology

Sion

Sioux (Indian)

Sir

Sir
(title of nobility)

siren

Sirius (star)

sisal

sisters
(keywords)

sisters

[sisters]
big sister

[sisters]
elder sister

[sisters]
little sister

[sisters]
young sister

[sisters]
beautiful sisters

sisters and brothers

sit

sit in meditation
(keywords)

sit in meditation

situation
(keywords)

situation or prospect

[situation]
awkward situation; plight; predicament

[situation]
reconcile oneself to any situation;
feel at ease under all circumstances

six

sixteen

sixth sense, the

sixty

size

skater

skating

[skating]
figure skating

sketchbook

ski, skiing

skier

skill, skillful
(keywords)

skill; artistry; dexterity

skill; talent; art; craft
(1-character word)

Skill comes from long experience;
Practice makes perfect

skill or talent into full play

<[skill]
bring skill or talent into full play

[skill]
competition of skills; tournament

[skill]
fighting skills

[skill]
master of art or skill

[skill]
special skill

skilled worker
(keywords)

skilled workman; clever artisan

skilled; proficient; experienced; dexterous

skillful; artful; clever
(1-character word)

skills of fighting; martial art

skin

skip
(keywords)

skip; jump

skip a grade

skirt

skull

skunk

sky
(keywords)

sky
(1-character word)

[sky]
blue sky

[sky]
overcast sky; cloudy day

sky blue

Sky Walker

skydiver

skyline

slack; loose; not dense

slang

slaughter
(keywords)

slave
(keywords)

slave

slave - master

[slave]
female slave

[slave]
master and slave

sleep
(keywords)

sleep
(1-character word)

[sleep]
fall asleep

[sleep]
insomnia

[sleep]
lullaby

sleeping bag

Sleeping Beauty

sleeping dragon

sleepwalk

sleeve

slice

slingshot

slip, slippery

slogan

slow, sluggish

small

small - big

small and exquisite

small change; pocket money (money)

smart; quick of comprehension

smash, to
(keywords)

smashed

smell
(keywords)

smell; to hear; well-known

smell; oder
(1-character word)

smile
(keywords)

smiling face

Smith

smoke; fumes; tobacco

[smoke]
chimney

[smoke]
I don't smoke

[smoke]
pipe (for smoking)

smoked fish

[smoking]
No Smoking (sign)

smooth, smoothly
(keywords)

smooth going; without a hitch

smooth-going; smooth and orderly

smooth; glossy; sleek; moist

smoothly; unobstructed
(1-character word)

[smoothly]
going smoothly; having no trouble

smuggle

snacks
(keywords)

snail

snake

Snake Eyes

[snake]
king snake

[snake]
python; serpent

[snake]
rattlesnake

sniper

snow
(keywords)

snow

snow leopard

snow slide; avalanche

[snow]
ski, skiing

[snow]
skier

snowball

snowbird

snowfield

snowflakes

snowman

snowstorm

soap

soar; fly

sob; cry; weep
(1-character word)


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