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sweatshop an establishment employing laborers at low wages, for unreasonable hours, or under unhealthy conditions.
sweaty moist or covered with sweat. [3 definitions]
Swede a native or citizen of Sweden, or a descendant thereof.
Sweden a Scandinavian country between Norway and Finland.
Swedish of or pertaining to Sweden or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Swedish massage a system of massage and exercise for treatment of muscle and joint disorders.
Swedish turnip a rutabaga.
sweep to clear (a surface) of dirt, dust, or debris by means of a broom or similar device. [16 definitions]
sweepback the slant of an airplane wing or other airfoil as it slopes back from the central structure of the aircraft.
sweeper a person, implement, or machine that sweeps.
sweep hand on a timepiece, a centrally-mounted hand that indicates the passage of seconds.(See second hand.)
sweeping having a wide or extended range; comprehensive. [5 definitions]
sweep one off one's feet to overwhelm or conquer, esp. in courtship.
sweepstakes (used with a sing. or pl. verb) a lottery, horse race, or other competition in which money staked by the participants is later awarded to the winner or winners. [2 definitions]
sweet having a flavor like that of sugar or honey; not bitter, salty, or sour in taste. [14 definitions]
sweet alyssum a low-growing garden plant bearing small white or violet flowers.
sweet-and-sour prepared with a sauce containing sugar, a tart ingredient such as lemon juice or vinegar, and seasonings.
sweetbread the thymus gland or pancreas of a young animal, used as food.
sweetbrier a fragrant tall-growing rose plant that bears single pink flowers and has abundant thorns.
sweet cherry a tree having reddish brown bark and bearing white flowers and sweet, edible fruit. [2 definitions]
sweet cicely any of various herblike plants of North America or Europe that bear clusters of small white flowers and have aromatic roots or leaves.