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slate a fine-grained, metamorphic rock that tends to split in smooth layers. [6 definitions]
slather (informal) to spread or apply thickly; pile on.
slattern an unkempt, careless woman. [2 definitions]
slaughter the killing and butchering of animals, esp. for their meat. [4 definitions]
slaughterhouse a building or establishment where animals are killed and butchered.
Slav a member of any of the Slavic-speaking peoples of eastern and central Europe. [2 definitions]
slave one who is owned by and forced to work for another with no pay or personal rights. [4 definitions]
slave driver an employer or supervisor who is very harsh or severe. [2 definitions]
slaveholder one who possesses slaves.
slaver1 to allow saliva to drip from the mouth; slobber; drool. [3 definitions]
slaver2 a slave trader or a ship used to transport slaves.
slavery the ownership of one or more persons by another or others; bondage. [4 definitions]
slave trade buying and selling human beings as slaves.
Slavic a branch of the Indo-European language family that includes languages of parts of Russia, eastern Europe, and south central Europe, such as Ukrainian, Polish, and Serbo-Croatian. [2 definitions]
slavish of, like, or befitting a slave; servile; submissive. [2 definitions]
slaw a salad of cabbage and dressing; coleslaw.
slay to kill or murder deliberately and usu. violently. [2 definitions]
sleazy base or disreputable. [2 definitions]
sled a flat platform of wood or other material, usu. mounted on runners, that is used to travel over snow and ice. [3 definitions]
sledge1 a heavy sled, drawn by horses, dogs, or other draft animals, and used to transport heavy loads over long stretches of snow and ice. [2 definitions]
sledge2 see "sledgehammer."