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shish kebab a dish consisting of meat, esp. lamb, and vegetables impaled on a skewer, seasoned, and broiled or roasted.
shit (vulgar) fecal matter; excrement. [11 definitions]
shitfaced (vulgar slang) drunk.
shithead (vulgar slang) one who is despised, esp. for some sort of wrongheadedness.
shitlist (vulgar slang) a number of persons who are deeply disfavored.
shitty (vulgar slang) contemptible or despicable. [3 definitions]
Shiva the Hindu god of destruction and reproduction who forms a supreme triad with Brahma, the creator, and Vishnu, the preserver; Siva.
shiva in Judaism, the seven-day mourning period during which friends can visit those who are bereaved by the death of a loved one.
shivaree a raucous mock serenade for a newly married couple. [2 definitions]
shiver1 to tremble or shake involuntarily, as with cold, anticipation, or fear. [4 definitions]
shiver2 to shatter into small parts or fragments. [2 definitions]
shivery1 trembling or quivering, or likely to do so; shaky. [2 definitions]
shivery2 easily broken into fragments or splinters.
shoal1 a shallow area within a body of water. [6 definitions]
shoal2 a large group of fish, dolphins, or whales; school. [3 definitions]
shoat a young pig that has recently been weaned.
shock1 a sudden, sometimes violent, scare or other intense emotional disturbance. [9 definitions]
shock2 a bundle of stalks of corn or other grain standing upright against one another in a field. [2 definitions]
shock3 a thick mass of hair.
shock absorber any of several devices that absorb the force of impacts, esp. a hydraulic or pneumatic tube in the suspension system of an automobile.
shocker1 something or someone that shocks, such as a sensational or scandalous story or event.