5000 Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 554
Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
stick verb You can stick your hand in here. poke
stiff adj. The judge gave her a stiff sentence. harsh
adj. He had a stiff joint in his knee. inflexible
noun He had a stiff manner in negotiations. stilted
still adv. He has still not turned in his paper. as yet
adj. It was a still night. quiet
noun It was the still of the night. quiet
noun Stand still and you may be safe. motionless
stimulate verb We try to stimulate the economy. spur
sting verb The bee will sting if irritated. puncture
noun The sting from the needle hurt. pain
stir verb Stir the soup so it won't burn. mix
verb She always tries to stir up trouble. inspire