6001 - 7000 Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 91

Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
supremacy noun In law the courts will have the supremacy. highest power
surmise verb I surmise that you will go. to infer without conclusive evidence
surmount verb We must surmount the problem of finances. to overcome
suspense noun The suspense of not knowing who won excited us. pleasurable excitement regarding an outcome
swine noun All of the swine lived in the big barn. domesticated animal, pig
noun That man was known as a swine. brutish or contemptible
swirl verb The current in the river swirled around the big rock. to move with a twisting motion
swoop verb The hawk swooped down on its prey. to move in a sudden sweep
symphony noun We listened to the symphony on the radio. musical piece in three or more movements
syrup noun We enjoy maple syrup on pancakes. a thick sweet sticky liquid