5000 Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 565
Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
substantial adj. He made a substantial contribution. important
adj. The bridge had a substantial foundation. solid
substitute noun He is a substitute for the missing man. replacement
verb We substituted butter with margarine. replaced
subtle adj. It was a subtle change. slight
subtract verb We'll subtract the damage from his pay. deduct
suburb noun She lives in the suburbs. outlying area
subway noun We rode on the subway in London. underground
succeed verb He will succeed at his studies. flourish
verb He will succeed the present leader. take place of
successful adj. He was a successful lawyer. thriving
succession noun We had a succession of speakers. series
noun The succession will be decided later. sequence