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s
sa
sable
sack
sackbut
sacred
sacrificing
sacring
sad
sad-eyed, sad-faced
sadly
sadness
safe
safeguard
safety
saffron
sage
said
sail
sain
saint
Saint Martin's summer
sainted
sake
salary
sale-work
Salic, Salique
sallet
sally
salt
salt-butter
saltier
saltness
saltpetre
salt-wayed
salute
salvage
salve
samingo
sampire, samphire
sample
sampler
sancta
sanctified
sanctimonious
sanctimony
sanctity
sanctuarize
sanctuary
sand
sand-blind
sanded
sanguine
sans
sap
sapego
sapient
sapless
sarcenet, sarsenet
sate
satiate
satiety
satire
satirical
satis
satisfaction
satisfy
sauce
saucily
sauciness
saucy
savage
savagery
save
saving
saving reverence
savour
saw
sawpit
say
saying
sblood
scab
scaffold
scaffoldage
scald, scall, scauld
scale
scaled, scaling
scalion
scall
scaly
scamble
scambling
scamel
scan
scandal
scandalized
scandalled
scandalous
scant
scanted
scantle
scantling
scantly
scape
scar
scarce
scarce-bearded
scarce-cold
scarf
scarfed
scarre
scath, scathe
scatheful
scattered
scattering
scauld
scene
schedule
scholar
school
school-doing
schooling
science
scion
scoff
scold
scolding
sconce
scope
scorch
score
score a
scoring
scorn
scornful
scot
scot and lot
scotch
scour
scourge
scouring
scout
screech-owl
screen
screw
scrimer
scrip
scrippage
scripture
scrivener
scroyle
scrubbed
scruple
scrupulous
scud
scul
scullion
scurril
scurrility
scurrilous
scurvy
scurvy-valiant
scuse
scut
scutcheon
sdeath
se
sea
sea-bank
sea-boy
sea-coal
sea-gown
seal
sealed
sea-like
sealing day
seam
sea-maid
sea-marge
sea-margent
sea-mark
sear up
search
searcher
searching
searecloath
seared
sea-room
seasick
season
sea-son
seasoned
seat
seated
sea-wing
second
secondary
secret
secret-false
sect
sectary
secure
securely
security
sedge
sedged
sedgy
seditious
see
seed
seeded
seedness
seeing
seek
seek through
seeking
seel
seeling
seely
seem
seemer
seeming
seen, well
seethe
segregation
seigniory
seised, seized
seize (upon)
seizure
seld
seldom
seld-shown
select
self
self instant
self-abuse
self-admission
self-affected
self-assumption
self-born
self-borne
self-bounty
self-covered
self-danger
self-drawing
self-endeared
self-explication
self-figured
self-gracious
self-mettle
self-sovereignty
self-subdued
self-substantial
self-unable
sell
semblable
semblably
semblance
semblative
semper
sempster
senator
seniory
senna
sennet
sennight, se'nnight, seven-night
sense
senseless
senseless-obstinate
sensible
sensibly
sentence
sententious
sentinel
separable
sepulchre
sequel
sequence
sequent
sequester
sequestered
sequestration
sere
serge
sergeant
serious
serpigo
servant
serve
service
serviceable
servile
servility
serving
serving-creature
servingman
servitor
sessa, sesey, sese
session, sessions
set
setter
setting
setting-down
settle
settled
seven-night
several
severally
severed
severity
sewer
sfoot
shade
shadow
shadowed
shadowing
shadowy
shaft
shag
shag-eared
shag-haired
shake
shale
shallow
shallowly
shalt
shambles
shame
shame-faced, shamefast
shank
shape
shapeless
shaping
shard
shard-borne
sharded
share
shark up
sharp
sharp-looking
sharp-provided
she
shealed
shearman
sheathing
sheaved
shed
sheed
sheen
sheep
sheep-biter
sheep-biting
sheepcote
sheep-hook
sheepskin
sheer
sheeted
shelf
shelled, shealed
shelly
sheltered
shelving
shelvy
she-Mercury
shend
shent
sherris-sack, sherris
shew
shield
shift
shifting
shine
shining
shiny
ship
shipboard, to
shipping
ship-tire
ship-wracked, wrackt
shipwracking
shive
shiver
shivered
shivering
shock
shoeing-horn
shog (off)
shoon
shoot
shop
shore
short
shorten
shortness
shot
shot-free
shotten
shough
shoulder
shoulder-clapper
shouldering
shoulder-piece
shoulder-shotten
shout forth
shove by
shove-groat
shovel-board
show
showing
showplace
shrew
shrewd
shrewdly
shrewishly
shrieve
shrift
shrike
shrill-gorged
shrink
shrinking
shrive
shriver
shriving
shroud
shrow, shrowd, shrowdly
shrug
shuffle
shuffling
shun
shunless
shut up
shy
sib
sibyl
sic et vos
sic fas
sic spectanda
sick
sickleman
sickly
sick-thoughted
sicle
side
side-piercing
side-sleeve
siege
sien
sieve
sift
sight
sight-hole
sightless
sightly
sign
signal
signet
significant
signify
signor
signory
silence
silent
silly
silly-ducking
silver
silverly
simile
simony
simple
simple-answered
simpleness
simple-time
simplicity
simply
simular
simulation
since
sinew
sinewed
sinewy
sinfully
sing
singing-man
single
singleness
single-soled
singly
singular
singularity
singule
sinister
sink
sink-apace, sinke-a-pace
sinking-ripe
sinner
sinow
sip
sir
sire
sirrah
sir-reverence
sister
sistering
sit
sith
sithence
sitting
sixpenny
size
sized
skains-mate
skiff
skilfully
skill
skill-contending
skillet
skill-less, skilless
skimble-skamble
skin
skin-coat
skip
skipper
skipping
skirmish
skirr
skirt
skirted
skittish
skyey
skyish
sky-planted
slab
slack
slake
slander
slanderous
slaughterman, slaughter-man
slave
sleave
sleave-silk
sledded
sleded, sleided
sleek
sleep upon
sleepy
sleevehand, sleeve-hand
sleeveless
sleided
sleight
slender
slenderly
slickly
slid
sliding
slight
slightly
slightness
slime
slip
slipper
slippery
slipshod, slip-shod
sliver
slobbery
slop, slops
slough
slovenly
slovenry
slow
slow-gaited
slubber
slug
slug-abed
sluggardized
sluice
slumbery
sluttery
sly
slyly
smack
small
smallness
smart
smatch
smatter
smile
smilet
smilingly
smirch
smirched
smite
smock
smoke
smoking
smooth
smooth-faced
smoothing
smooth-pate, smoothy-pate
smote
smother
smug
smutch
snaffle
snaily
snaky
snatch
snatcher
sneak-up
sneap
sneaped
sneaping
sneck up
snip
snipe
snipped-taffeta, snipt-taffeta
snort
snorting
snow-broth
snuff
so
soaking
soar
sob
sober
sober-blooded
sober-suited
sociable
society
sod
sodden
sodden-witted
so-forth
soft
soft-conscienced
softly
softly-sprighted
soho, so-ho
soil
soiled
soilure
sojourn
sojourner
sol
sola
solace
sold
solder
soldier
soldieress
soldiership
sole
solely
solemn
solemnity
solemnly
sol-fa
solicit
soliciting
solicitor
solicity
solidare
solidity
solus
some
something
sometime
sometimes
somewhat
somewhither
son
sonance
song
song of good life
sonnet
sonneting
sonties
soon
soon-speeding
soopstake
sooth
soothe
soother
soothing
soothsay
soothsayer
sop
sophister
sophisticated
sore
sore-betrayed
sorel
sorely
sorrow
sorrowed
sorrow-wreathen
sorry
sort
sortance
sot
sotted
sottish
soul
soul-fearing
sound
sounding
soundless
soundly
sour
souse
soused
south
south-fog
sovereign
sovereignly
sovereignty
sow
sowl
Sowter
space
span
span-counter
spangle
spaniel
spaniel-like
spare
sparing
sparingly
spark
sparkle
spavin
speak
special
specialty
speciously
spectacle
spectacles
spectatorship
speculation
speculative
speech
speed
speeding
speken
spell backward
spelling
spell-stopped
spend
sphere
sphered
spherical
sphery
spice
spicery
spigot
spill
spilth
spin
spinner
spinster
spirit
spiritualty
spirt up
spit
spital
spital-house
spite
spitting
splay
spleen
spleenative
spleenful
spleeny
spleet
splenitive, spleenative
splinter
split
splitted
splitting
spoil
spoiling
spongy
spoon
spoonmeat, spoon-meat
sport
sportful
sporting-place
sportive
spot
spotted
spousal
spout
sprag
sprawl
spray
spread
spright
sprightful
sprightfully
sprighting
sprightly
spring
springe
springhalt
springing
sprite
spruce
spungy
spur
spurn
spurring
spy
squadron
squander
squandering
square
squarer
squash
squeny, squiny
squier
squiny
squire
squire-like
squirility
st
stable
stableness
stablish
stablishment
staff
stage
stagger
staggers
staid
stain
stained
staining
stair
stake
stale
stalk
stalking-horse
stall
stalling
stallion
stammer
stamp
stamped
stanch
stanchless, staunchless
stand
standard
stander
stander-by
standing
standing-bowl
staniel
stanze
stanzo
staple
star
star-blasting
Star-chamber
star-crossed
stare
star-gazer
staring
stark
starkly
starred
start
starting
starting-hole
startingly
start-up
starve
starved
starveling
state
state-statue
station
statist
statua
statue
stature
statute
statute-cap
staunch
stave
stay
stead
steal
stealers
stealing
stealth
steel
steeled
steely
steep
steep-down
steep-up
steepy
stell
stelled
stem
step
stepdame, step-dame
sterling
stern
sternage
stew
steward
stewed
stewed prune
stick
sticking place
stickler-like
stiff
stiff-borne
stiffly
stigmatic
stigmatical
still
still-breeding
still-closing
still-discordant
stillitory
stillness
still-piecing (adj.)
still-pining
still-soliciting
still-stand
still-vexed
stilly
sting
stint
stir
stirring
stitchery
stithy
stoccado, stoccata
stock
stockfish
stockish
stock-punished
stoic
stolen
stomach
stomacher
stomaching
stomach-qualmed
stone
stone of sulphur
stone-bow
stonish
stony
stool
stool-ball
stoop
stooping
stop
stople
store
stored
story
stoup
stout
stoutness
stover
stow
straggler
straight
straight-pight
straightway
strain
strained
strait
straited
straitly
straitness
strand, strond
strange
strange-achieved
strange-disposed
strangely
strangeness
stranger
strangle
strappado
stratagem
straw
strawy
stray
straying
stream
streamer
strength
strengthless
stretch
stretched
stretched-out
stretch-mouthed
strew
strewing
strewment
strict
stricture
stride
strife
strike
striker
string
stripe
strive
stroke
strong
strongly
strook
strossers
strow
stroy
struck
strumpet
stubborn
stuck
stuck-in
stud
studied
studious
study
stuff
stuffed
stupefied
sturdy
sty
style
stythe
sub-contracted
subdue
subdued
subduement
subject
subjection
submission
submissive
suborn
subornation
suborned
subscribe
subscription
subsidy
subsist
substance
substantial
substitute
substractor
subtle
subtle-covetous
subtle-potent
subtlety
subtle-witted
subtly
suburbs
subversion
subvert
succeed
succeeding
success
successantly
successfully
succession
successive
successively
succour
suck
sucked
sucking
sudden
sudden-bold
suddenly
sue
sued-for
suffer
sufferance
suffered
suffering
suffice
sufficiency
sufficient
sufficing
suffigance
suffrage
sugared
suggest
suggestion
suing
suit
suit a
suited
suitor
sullen
sullied
sully
sulphur
sum
sumless
summer
summer-leaping
summer-seeming
summon
summoner
sumpter
sun
sunburnt
sunder
sundered
sundry
sun-expelling
sup
super-dainty
superficial
superfinical
superfluity
superfluous
superflux
supernal
superscript
superscription
super-serviceable
superstitious
superstitiously
super-subtle
supervise
supervisor
supping
supplant
suppliance
suppliant
supplication
supply
supplyant
supplyment
support
supportable
supportance
supposal
suppose
supposed
supposing
supposition
supreme
sur-addition
surance
surcease
sure
surely
surety
surety-like
surfeit
surfeited
surfeiter
surfeiting
surfeit-swelled
surfeit-taking
surge
surgeon
surly
surmise
surmised
surmount
surprise
sur-reined
surrender
survey
surveyor
suspect
suspected
suspense
suspicion
suspiration
suspire
sustain
sustaining
sutler
suum
swabber
swaddling clouts
swag-bellied
swagger
swaggerer
swaggering
swain
swart
swart-complexioned
swarth
swasher
swashing
swath
swathing-clothes
sway
swayed
swear
swearing
sweat
sweep
sweet
sweet-faced
sweetheart
sweeting
sweetly
sweetness
sweet-seasoned
sweet-suggesting
swell
swelling
sweltered
swerve
swerving
swift
swift-starting
swill
swim
swine
swine-drunk
swing
swinge
swinge-buckler
swinish
switch
swits and spurs
Switzer
swoln
swoon
swoond
swooning
swoopstake
sword
sworder
sworn
swort
swound
swounds
swown
sycamore
sympathize
sympathized
sympathy
synod
set (adj.) 1formal, ceremonial, secretary
set (adj.) 2formally seated, arranged in a position of state
set (adj.) 3carefully composed, deliberately expressed
set (adj.) 4seated, sitting down
set (adj.) 5fixed, rigid, closed
set (adj.) 6focused [on], fixed [on], wrapped up [in]
set (n.) 1setting, cycle, revolution
set (n.) 2setting, sunset
set (n.) 3[cards, tennis] series of games
set (v.) 1value, rate, esteem
set (v.) 2rate, stake, gamble
set (v.) 3direct, put, make come
set (v.) 4set up, plan, arrange
set (v.) 5set an activity to be followed
set (v.) 6compare, match, weigh up
set (v.) 7close, shut
set (v.) 8compose a tune, write the music
set (v.) 9challenge, put down a stake against
set (v.) 10clench
set abroad (v.)  set afoot, initiate, start up
set against (v.)  be hostile to, make an attack on
set apart (v.)  discard, abandon, cast aside
set down (v.) 1resolve, decide, determine
set down (v.) 2log, make note, put on record
set down (v.) 3settle down
set down (v.) 4[of the strings of a musical instrument] slacken, loosen
set down (v.) 5encamp, lay siege
set forth (v.) 1praise, commend, extol
set forth (v.) 2display, show, exhibit
set forward (v.)  go forward, set out, go forth
set in (v.)  put in [his word], join in, intervene
set off (v.) 1enhance, show to advantage, display by contrast
set off (v.) 2take away, remove, set aside [from]
set on (v.) 1encourage, urge, incite
set on (v.) 2go forward, advance, proceed
set on (v.) 3place on the fire
set out (v.)  pick out, send forth
set to (v.)  set [a broken limb]
set up (v.)  set spinning
set up one's rest (n.)  [in primero] venture one's final stake, stake all
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Cor III.i.37 [Coriolanus to Brutus and Sicinius, of the citizens] Have you not set them on?
Cym I.vi.73 [Queen to Pisanio] I ... / That set thee on to this desert
2H4 II.i.151 [Falstaff to Hostess, of her lawsuit] I know thou wast set on to this
1H6 IV.iv.8 [Somerset to Captain, of Talbot] York set him on to fight and die in shame
1H6 IV.iv.29 [Somerset to Lucy, of Talbot] York set him on
MA V.i.234 [Don Pedro to Borachio, of the plot] did my brother set thee on to this?
MM V.i.112 [Duke to Isabella] Someone hath set you on
MM V.i.132 [Duke to all, of Friar Lodowick and Isabella] to set on this wretched woman here / Against our substitute!
MM V.i.236 [Angelo to Duke, of Isabella and Mariana] are no more / But instruments of some more mightier member / That sets them on
MM V.i.246 [Duke to Escalus, of Isabella and Mariana] There is another friar that set them on
MM V.i.249 [Friar Peter to Duke, of Friar Lodowick] he indeed / Hath set the women on to this complaint
MM V.i.286 [Escalus to disguised Duke, of Isabella and Mariana] did you set these women on to slander Lord Angelo
MND III.ii.231 [Helena to Hermia] wherefore doth Lysander ... tender me forsooth affection, / But by your setting on
Tem IV.i.255 [stage direction, of the spirits as dogs] Prospero and Ariel setting them on