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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]
sustainable capable of being sustained. [2 definitions]
sustainable agriculture a method of agriculture that allows a farmer to produce crops and raise livestock without damaging the farm as an ecosystem, thus allowing for a conserved or improved natural resource base to be passed on to subsequent generations of farmers.
sustainable development a process of social and economic development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs, esp. with respect to natural resource depletion and environmental pollution.
sustainer someone or something that sustains.
sustaining program a television or radio program that is funded by the station or network on which it airs rather than by commercial sponsors.
sustenance nourishment that maintains life; food. [2 definitions]
susurrate to make a soft whispering or rustling sound.