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spiro- coil; spiral.
spirochete any of several bacteria with a thin, spiral shape, many of which cause diseases in humans and animals.
spirt variant of spurt.
spiry1 having the shape of a spire or steeple; long and tapering. [2 definitions]
spiry2 spiral; coiled; helical.
spit1 to eject saliva or phlegm forcibly from the mouth; expectorate. [7 definitions]
spit2 a thin, pointed rod on which meat is impaled and rotated while broiling or roasting. [3 definitions]
spit and polish an extreme neatness, orderliness, or preciseness, esp. in the military.
spitball a scrap of paper chewed and shaped into a lump to be used as a missile, as by a child. [2 definitions]
spit curl a curled lock of hair dampened and flattened against the forehead or temple.
spite the malicious wish to hurt, bother, or humiliate someone. [3 definitions]
spiteful prompted by or full of spite.
spitfire a person, esp. a girl or woman, with a quick or fiery temper. [2 definitions]
spitter one that spits saliva. [2 definitions]
spitting image (informal) an exact likeness; spit and image.
spittle saliva. [2 definitions]
spittlebug any of various insects that secrete and cover themselves with spittle in their larval stages.
spittoon a bowl, usu. large and made of metal, for spitting into; cuspidor.
spitz any of several dogs, such as the chow chow or Pomeranian, with a thick coat, erect pointed ears, and a tail that curls over the back.
splash to dash or scatter (a liquid or semiliquid). [9 definitions]
splashdown a landing on water, as of a spacecraft.