sack, n. bag, pouch; pillage, plunder, rapine, havoc, devastation, spoliation.
sack, v. devastate, plunder, pillage, ravage, despoil, loot, rapine, strip.
sacred, a. consecrated, hallowed; venerable, sainted, religious; inviolable.
sacredness, n. sanctity, holiness; inviolability, inviolableness.
sacrifice, n. oblation, immolation; surrender, loss, giving up; holocaust; hecatomb.
sacrifice, v. offer, immolate; surrender, give up, forego.
sacrilege, n. desecration, profanation, violation.
sacrilegious, a. impious, profane, irreverent.
sad, a. sorrowful, pathetic, plaintive, doleful, piteous, lugubrious, rueful, mournful, dismal, funereal, gloomy, melancholy, disconsolate, dejected, touching; calamitous, deplorable, grievous, dire, afflictive, wretched, saturnine, grave, sober; dull, sombre, subdued; (Colloq.) bad, naughty, troublesome, mischievous, vexatious.
sadden, v. depress, dishearten; tone down, subdue.
saddle, n. Associated Words: pommel, cantle, girth, pillion, stirrup, saddle-tree, croup, crutch, chapelet, tilpah, tapadero, housing, latigo, pique, panel, sinch, saddle-bow, selliform, holster, mochila.
sadness, n. melancholy, pathos, sorrow, gravity, soberness, seriousness.
safe, a. unharmed, intact, unscathed, immune; trustworthy, reliable, sure, secure, invulnerable, impregnable. Antonyms: unsafe, endangered, insecure.
safe-conduct, n. convoy, guard, escort; pass, passport.
safeguard, n. defense, security, palladium, protection, convoy, guard; passport.
safeguard, v. guard, defend, protect, shield.
safekeeping, n. guardianship, care, custody, charge, preservation.
safety, n. security, custody; immunity, exemption.
sagacious, a. intelligent, knowing, shrewd, discerning.
sagacity, n. intelligence, shrewdness, cleverness, ingenuity, wisdom.
sail, v. navigate, cruise, embark.—n. sailing, cruise, embarkation.
sailable, a. navigable.
sailcloth, n. canvas, duck, tarpaulin, raven's-duck.
sailing, n. navigation; circumnavigation (sailing round); orthodromics, orthodromy.
sailor, n. mariner, navigator, seaman, seafarer, tarpaulin, tar, salt, Jacky.
sailor's song. chantey.
sailor's wages. portage.
saint, n. Associated Words: canonize, canonization, hagiology, hagiologist, hagiolatry, hagiolater, hagiography, Hagiographa, dulia, legend, diptych, feretory, philatory, relic, apse, reliquary, shrine, saintism, sainthood, saintship, hagiographer, hierotheca.
sainted, a. holy, pious, saintly, consecrated; canonized.
Saint Vitus's dance. chorea. Associated Word: choreic.
salable, a. vendible, marketable. Antonyms: unsalable, unmarketable.
salacious, a. lascivious, lecherous, concupiscent. See lustful.
salad, n. Associated Word: acetarious.
sale, n. vendition, market; auction; handsel.
salient, a. prominent, conspicuous, noticeable, striking.
saliva, n. spittle, sputum, spit. Associated Words: salivate, salivation, insalivate, insalivation, salivant, salivary, ptyalism, salival, salivous, expectorant, drool, drivel, ptyalogogue, sialogogue, ptysmagogue.
sally, n. spring, leap; sortie; witticism, jest, frolic, escapade.
saloon, n. grogshop, barroom, groggery, dramshop.
sal soda. carbonate of soda.
salt, n. chloride of sodium.
salt, n. seasoning, flavor, savor, taste; piquancy, wit, sense, humor; old sailor.
saltness, n. salinity, salineness, saltiness.
salt of wisdom. alembroth.
saltpetre, n. potassium nitrate, nitre, nitrate of potash.
salt spring. saline.
salt works. salina.
salty, a. saline, brackish, saltish, salt, briny, saliferous.
salute, v. address, greet, hail, welcome, accost.—n. salutation.
salvation, n. redemption. Associated Word: soteriology.
salve, n. ointment, cerate, embrocation, emollient, balm, unguent.
salve, v. anoint, embrocate, heal; remedy, cure.
sal-volatile, n. carbonate of ammonia, salts of hartshorn, smelling salts.
same, a. identical, invariable, uniform, analogous, similar, cognate; isomeric, isonomic. Antonyms: See different.
sameness, n. identity, identicalness, similarity, correspondence, uniformity, analogy, parity, invariability, parallelism; monotony; isomerism.
sample, n. specimen, example, illustration, exemplification, instance, pattern.
sanction, n. confirmation, ratification, authorization, penalty, punishment.
sanction, v. confirm, ratify, approve, countenance.
sanctity, n. godliness, saintliness, inviolability, sacredness.
sanctuary, n. shrine, sanctum, adytum; Holy of Holies; church, temple.
sand, n. sandy soil; quicksand, syrtis; arena (Med.). Associated words: dune, downs, arenicolous, burst, sabulosity (sandiness), psammophilous, ammophilous, medano, eschar, os, kame, arenarious.
sand, n. (Slang) grit, pluck, nerve, courage, fearlessness, audacity, spirit.
sand bath. arenation, psammotherapy, inhumation, saburration.
sandglass, n. hourglass.
Sandwich islands. Associated Word: Kanacka (native).
sandy, a. sabulous, gritty, arenaceous, arenose.
sane, a. underanged, rational, sound, lucid, compos mentis.
sanguinary, a. bloody, murderous; cruel, truculent, bloodthirsty.
sanitarium, n. sanatorium, health retreat.
sanity, n. saneness, rationality.
sap, v. mine, undermine, subvert; exhaust, drain, unsettle.
saphead, n. (Slang) simpleton, sap, dolt.
sappy, a. juicy, lush, succulent; (Low) silly, foolish, half-witted.
sapwood, n. alburnum.
sarcastic, a. satirical, taunting, ironical, derisive, sneering.
sash, n. girdle.