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starting gate any of several types of movable gates or barriers used to ensure an equal start, as for horses or dogs in a race.
startle to cause to move suddenly or involuntarily. [4 definitions]
startling causing one to move suddenly or involuntarily because loud, sudden, or unexpected. [2 definitions]
start over to start again.
starvation the act of starving or condition of being starved. [2 definitions]
starve to die or suffer from not eating and drinking. [5 definitions]
starveling an organism suffering from starvation. [3 definitions]
Star Wars (informal) See Strategic Defense Initiative. [2 definitions]
stash to hide or store secretly (sometimes fol. by away). [2 definitions]
stasis the state of equilibrium or balance between opposing forces; motionlessness. [2 definitions]
-stat an instrument or agent that stabilizes or controls, as by keeping something at a set level. [2 definitions]
state the condition of a person or thing according to its characteristics or circumstances. [11 definitions]
stateable combined form of state.
statecraft the art of leading or governing a nation; statesmanship.
stated fixed; established. [2 definitions]
statehood the condition, position, or status of being a state, esp. of the United States.
statehouse the official meeting place of a state legislature; state capitol.
stateless having no official nationality.
stately grand or majestic. [3 definitions]
statement something stated; assertion; declaration. [3 definitions]
state of the art the ultimate level of advancement or development available in an object, process, or the like at a given time.