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secular of or concerning the world and material concerns as opposed to religious or spiritual concerns; temporal. [3 definitions]
secularism secular opinion or belief, esp. a system following a political or social philosophy that rejects religious faith. [2 definitions]
secularize to take away the religious aspects, associations, or ownership of.
secure free from fear or danger. [10 definitions]
security freedom from danger; safety; protection. [7 definitions]
security blanket a blanket, toy, or the like carried by a child for a feeling of comfort and security. [2 definitions]
Security Council the council of the United Nations that is responsible for maintaining international peace and comprises five permanent and ten temporary members.
sedan a hard-topped automobile with a front and a back seat. [2 definitions]
sedan chair an enclosed chair mounted on two horizontal poles and carried by one person in front and one in back.
sedate composed and dignified. [3 definitions]
sedation the reduction of emotional or physical excitation or disturbance, esp. by the administering of a drug. [2 definitions]
sedative causing tranquillity or calmness. [2 definitions]
sedentary involving or characterized by sitting or little physical activity. [3 definitions]
Seder in Judaism, a ritual meal at the beginning of Passover that commemorates the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt.
sedge any of a large number of grasslike plants with solid stems, many of which grow in marshy areas.
sediment solid material that settles to the bottom of a liquid. [2 definitions]
sedimentable combined form of sediment.
sedimentary of, concerning, like, or containing sediment. [2 definitions]
sedimentation the accumulating or depositing of sediment.
sedition actions or speech intended or serving to create rebellion against a government.
Sedition Act of 1918 a short-lived amendment to the U.S. Espionage Act of 1917 that listed offenses deemed criminal when the country is at war, including to willfully obstruct military recruitment and to print, write, or publish any disloyal or abusive language about the form of the U.S. federal government.