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shy1 reserved or ill at ease with other people; bashful. [7 definitions]
shy2 to throw with a sudden sideways toss. [2 definitions]
Shylock in The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, a ruthless moneylender. [2 definitions]
shyster a person, usu. a lawyer, who uses underhanded, unethical methods.
Si symbol of the chemical element silicon.
si1 in music, a syllable sometimes used instead of "ti" to denote the seventh tone of a diatonic scale.
si2 (Spanish and Italian) yes.
Siam the former name of the country of Thailand.
Siamese (outdated) of or pertaining to Thailand or its people, culture, language, or the like; Thai. [4 definitions]
Siamese cat one of a breed of cat developed in Thailand, characterized by blue eyes and a pale gray or fawn coat with darker extremities.
Siamese twins twins that are born joined together.
sib related by blood; akin. [3 definitions]
Siberia a region in northern Asia, extending from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific, that is part of Russia. [2 definitions]
Siberian tiger any member of the subspecies of tigers that are the largest of the big cats and native to eastern Russia and northern China.
sibilant of, pertaining to, characterized by, or producing a hissing sound. [2 definitions]
sibling one of two or more relatives that have at least one parent in common; sister or brother. [2 definitions]
sibyl one of the women in ancient Greece or Rome considered to be oracles and prophets. [2 definitions]
sic1 to urge (a dog) to attack or set upon another animal or person. [2 definitions]
sic2 thus; so (used parenthetically when citing a quotation in a written text to indicate that an apparently incorrect usage or misprint has been faithfully copied from the original and is not an error on the part of the present writer).
siccative causing or aiding the process of drying. [2 definitions]
Sicily a large island that is part of Italy and is at its southern tip.