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Word List 42sadistic-sentinel
sadistic ADJ./虐待狂的;残忍成性的/inclined to cruelty. If we are to improve condi- tions in this prison, we must first get rid of the sadistic warden.
saga N./斯堪的纳维亚的传说;传奇/Scandinavian myth; any legend. This is a saga of the sea and the men who risk their lives on it.
Sagacious ADJ./有洞察力的/perceptive; shrewd; having insight. My father was a sagacious judge of character: he could spot a phony a mile away. sagacity, N.
sage N./智者;圣人/person celebrated for wisdom. Hearing tales of a mysterious Master of All Knowledge who lived in the hills of Tibet, Sandy was possessed with a burning desire to consult the legendary sage. alsoADJ.
salacious ADJ./好色的;淫荡的/lascivious; lustful. Chaucer's monk is not pious but salacious. a teller of lewd tales and ribald jests.
salient ADJ./显著的;突出的;卓越的/prominent. One of the salient features of that newspaper is its excellent editorial page.
salubrious ADJ./对健康有益的，利于养生的/healthful. Many people with hay fever move to more salubrious sections of the country during the months of August and September.
salutary ADJ./有用的;有益的/tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy, as he became a model student.
salvage V./补救;抢救;打捞;营救/rescue from loss. All attempts to salvage the wrecked ship failed. also N.
salvo N./解除武装;敬礼;保留条款/discharge of firearms; military salute. The boom of the enemy's opening salvo made the petrified private jump.
sanctimonious ADJ./假正经的;假装神圣的/displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness. You do not have to be so sanctimonious to prove that you are devout.
sanction V./批准，许可/approve; ratify. Nothing will convince me to sanction the engagement of my daughter to such a worthless young man.
sanctuary N./避难所/refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place. The tiny attic was Helen's sanctuary to which she fled when she had to get away from the rest of her family.
sanguine ADJ./高兴的;有希望的;乐天的/cheerful; hopeful. Let us not be too sanguine about the outcome; something could go wrong.
sap V./减少;破坏/diminish; undermine. The element kryptonite has an unhealthy effect on Superman: it saps his strength.
sarcasm N./挖苦;讽刺/scornful remarks; stinging rebuke. Though Ralph pretended to ignore the mocking comments of his supposed friends, their sarcasm wounded him deeply.
sardonic ADJ./讽刺的/disdainful; sarcastic; cynical. The sardonic humor of nightclub comedians who satirize or ridicule patrons in the audience strikes some people as amusing and others as rude.
sartorial ADJ./裁缝的;缝纫机的;缝匠肌的/pertaining to tailors. He was as famous for the sartorial splendor of his attire as he was for his acting.
sate V./使心满意足;使过度满足;使腻/satisfy to the full; cloy. Its hunger sated. the lion dozed.
satellite N./卫星/small body revolving around a larger one. During the first few years of the Space Age, hundreds of satellites were launched by Russia and the United States.
satiate V./完全满足/satisfy fully. Having stuffed themselves until they were satiated, the guests were so full they were ready for a nap.
satire N./讽刺的/form of literature in which irony, sarcasm, and ridicule are employed to attack vice and folly. Gulliver's Travels, which is regarded by