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spiritualism the belief or theory that the dead can and do communicate with those still living, as through mediums. [3 definitions]
spiritualist a believer in spiritualism. [2 definitions]
spirituality the condition, quality, or fact of being spiritual. [2 definitions]
spiritualize to cause to be spiritual; purify. [2 definitions]
spirituel having or exhibiting a refined nature and, esp., a quick graceful wit or mind.
spirituous containing or having the nature of alcoholic spirits, esp. distilled liquors.
spiro- coil; spiral.
spirochete any of several bacteria with a thin, spiral shape, many of which cause diseases in humans and animals.
spirt variant of spurt.
spiry1 having the shape of a spire or steeple; long and tapering. [2 definitions]
spiry2 spiral; coiled; helical.
spit1 to eject saliva or phlegm forcibly from the mouth; expectorate. [7 definitions]
spit2 a thin, pointed rod on which meat is impaled and rotated while broiling or roasting. [3 definitions]
spit and polish an extreme neatness, orderliness, or preciseness, esp. in the military.
spitball a scrap of paper chewed and shaped into a lump to be used as a missile, as by a child. [2 definitions]
spit curl a curled lock of hair dampened and flattened against the forehead or temple.
spite the malicious wish to hurt, bother, or humiliate someone. [3 definitions]
spiteful prompted by or full of spite.
spitfire a person, esp. a girl or woman, with a quick or fiery temper. [2 definitions]
spitter one that spits saliva. [2 definitions]
spitting image (informal) an exact likeness; spit and image.