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susceptive open or receptive. [2 definitions]
sushi a Japanese dish consisting of rice combined with vinegar and a sweetening agent, wrapped, esp. in seaweed, around raw fish or vegetables.
suspect to have a theory or feeling that a certain thing is true without knowing what the facts are. [7 definitions]
suspend to hang (something) from a higher position. [7 definitions]
suspended animation a state in which life functions are temporarily suspended, esp. for resumption under more favorable conditions.
suspender belt (chiefly British) a beltlike undergarment of cloth or elastic with four garters sewn to it, used by some women for holding up stockings; garter belt.
suspenders a pair of adjustable straps that are designed to support trousers, worn over the shoulders and attached to the trousers at the front and back of the waist. [2 definitions]
suspense a state of excitement or anxiety resulting from uncertainty or mystery. [3 definitions]
suspense account in bookkeeping, an account in which items such as credits or debits are temporarily recorded before their final disposition is determined.
suspenseful giving one a feeling of excitement or anxiety because of uncertainty about what may happen or what may be revealed.
suspenseless combined form of suspense.
suspension the act of suspending or the condition of being suspended. [5 definitions]
suspension bridge a bridge suspended from cables that are anchored at either end and usu. supported by towers.
suspension point see "ellipsis."
suspensive serving to cause a temporary halt to something.
suspensory serving to support, hold up, or suspend, as a ligament or muscle. [4 definitions]
suspensory ligament a ligament or tissue that supports an organ or part of the body, such as that which supports the eye's lens.
suspicion the act or an instance of suspecting. [5 definitions]
suspicious tending to cause or evoke questions or doubt. [3 definitions]
Sussex spaniel any of a breed of spaniel dog originally bred in Sussex, England, having a silky golden to reddish brown coat, long ears, and short legs.
sustain to provide with the basic necessities of life. [8 definitions]