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scalpel a small, light knife with a thin sharp blade, used. esp. in surgical operations.
scaly covered with scales. [2 definitions]
scaly anteater see pangolin.
scam a dishonest, often elaborate, business scheme that uses deception to obtain money, often employing the telephone or Internet to reach a large number of people. [2 definitions]
scamp a mischievous person, esp. a child; rascal. [2 definitions]
scamper to run quickly or playfully. [2 definitions]
scampi a dish of shrimp or prawns fried or broiled in oil or butter and garlic. [2 definitions]
scan to read or look over quickly; skim. [10 definitions]
scandal an action, situation, or behavior that seriously offends societal standards of propriety or morality. [4 definitions]
scandalize to shock by offending one's sense of proper or moral conduct.
scandalmonger one who spreads malicious gossip.
scandalous causing, or likely to cause, a scandal; shocking; disgraceful. [2 definitions]
scandal sheet a newspaper or other publication that specializes in gossip and sensational stories, esp. concerning celebrities.
Scandinavia the northernmost region of Europe, comprising Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland.
Scandinavian of or pertaining to Scandinavia or its peoples, cultures, languages, or the like. [3 definitions]
scandium a metallic chemical element that has twenty-one protons in each nucleus and that forms a trivalent ion present in trace quantities in many minerals. (symbol: Sc)
scanner1 a person or thing that scans. [2 definitions]
scanner2 a device that scans printed material and changes it into an electronic signal that can be read by a computer.
scansion the analysis of the metrical structure and patterns of verse, or the way in which a particular verse scans.
scant barely enough in quantity or amount; very little. [6 definitions]
scantling a small piece of wood or lumber, esp. an upright piece in the frame of a house. [2 definitions]