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sophistry a subtle, deceptive method of reasoning or arguing, involving statements that sound plausible but are actually false or fallacious. [2 definitions]
Sophocles a Greek dramatist (496?-406 B.C.).
sophomore a second-year student at a high school or college. [2 definitions]
sophomoric displaying intellectual pretentiousness or proud confidence about one's knowledge when actually poorly informed or immature.
-sophy knowledge or wisdom; science or study.
sopor an abnormally deep sleep; stupor; lethargy.
soporific causing sleep or sleepiness. [3 definitions]
sopping thoroughly wet; soaked.
soppy dripping wet; soaked. [2 definitions]
sopranino of or denoting a musical instrument that has a higher pitch than the soprano of its type. [2 definitions]
soprano the singing voice or part with the highest range. [4 definitions]
sora a small North American marsh bird with a short bill and gray-brown plumage.
sorbet a frozen dessert similar to a frappé; sherbet.
sorbic acid a white crystalline solid, found in the berries of the mountain ash or synthesized, used as a food preservative and fungicide and in drying oils.
sorbitol a sweet white crystalline alcohol, found in certain berries and fruits, used as a moistener in lotions and creams and as a sweetener.
Sorbonne the University of Paris, esp. the college of arts and sciences.
sorcerer one who is believed to have supernatural powers, aided by evil spirits; wizard.
sorceress a woman who is believed to have supernatural powers, aided by evil spirits.
sorcery the use of powers gained from evil spirits to do magic, cast spells, or the like; witchcraft.
sordid dirty, filthy, or foul, esp. from neglect or poverty; squalid; wretched. [3 definitions]
sore physically painful, as a wound or bruise. [7 definitions]