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silver standard a monetary system in which a designated amount of silver comprises the redemption value of the basic currency unit.
silver-tongued persuasive or eloquent, esp. in speaking.
silverware utensils such as knives, forks, and spoons, used for eating and serving food and made of or plated with silver or other materials such as stainless steel. [2 definitions]
silvery like silver in color and luster. [2 definitions]
silvex a toxic herbicide used for controlling weeds and woody plants.
silviculture the care and cultivation of forests; forestry.
s'il vous plaît if it pleases you (French); would you please; please.
Simeon according to the Old Testament, a son of Jacob. [2 definitions]
Simhath Torah a Jewish festival that celebrates the end of the annual round of Torah readings and the beginning of the new cycle.
simian of, pertaining to, or resembling apes and monkeys. [2 definitions]
similar having resemblance or likeness.
similarity the state or quality of being similar; resemblance. [2 definitions]
similarly in the same way or in the same amount. [2 definitions]
simile a figure of speech in which two dissimilar things are likened, often linked by "like" or "as," as in, "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb". (Cf. metaphor.)
similitude similarity or resemblance; likeness. [2 definitions]
simmer to undergo steady cooking near the boiling point. [4 definitions]
simmer down to reduce (a liquid) in volume by simmering. [2 definitions]
Simon a Hebrew name for the apostle Peter. [2 definitions]
simoniac one who is guilty of buying or selling ecclesiastic preferments, benefices, or sacraments.
Simon Legree in the mid-nineteenth-century novel Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, a cruel overseer and slave dealer. [2 definitions]
simon-pure genuinely pure; authentic.