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  • sensuous

    ইন্দ্রি়গত giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin

    sententious

    সংক্ষিপ্ত অথচ অর্থপূর্ন pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic

    sentient

    সংবেদী capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience

    sentimental

    ভাবপ্রবণ swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments

    sentinel

    প্রহরী sentry; lookout

    septic

    পচনশীল of or causing sepsis; putrid; producing putrefaction; N. sepsis: poisoning of part of the body (producing pus)

    sepulcher

    কবর tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral

    sequester

    লোকচক্ষুর অন্তরালে রাখা isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life

    sere

    শুষ্ক ত্ত বিশীর্ণ sear; parched; dry

    serendipity

    লাভজনক gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip

    serenity

    নির্মলতা calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene

    serpentine

    সর্পিল winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake

    serrated

    ক্রকচ having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf

    servile

    মেরুদণ্ডহীন slavish; cringing; N. servility

    servitude

    বশ্যতা slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment

    sever

    বিভক্ত করা separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position

    severity

    নির্দয়তা harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense

    sextant

    সেকসট্যান্ট navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)

    shack

    খুপরি crude cabin

    shackle

    পায়ের বেড়ি chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.

    shade

    ছায়াবৃত করা slight difference in degree; nuance; degree of color; Ex. shades of meaning/grey

    sham

    ভান করা pretend; feign; ADJ: not genuine; fake; Ex. sham jewelry; N: something that is not what it appears; impostor; pretense; Ex. The agreement was a sham.

    shambles

    কসাইখানা (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.

    Shangri-la

    Shangri-লা imaginary remote paradise on earth; CF. Lost Horizon

    shard

    ঠিকরা fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)

    shaving

    খেউরি very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)

    sheaf

    গোছা bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together

    shear

    কাটা remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors

    sheathe

    খাপে ভরা place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade

    shed

    গুমটি small roofed structure for storage and shelter; V: pour forth; lose by natural process; repel without allowing penetration; radiate; cast; Ex. shed tears/light/water/skin/leaves

    sheer

    ডাহা pure; thin and transparent; very steep

    sherbet

    সরবৎ flavored dessert ice

    shift

    স্থানপরিবর্তন change position or place; exchange (one thing) for another; change in direction or position; Ex. shift the stolen goods; N. group of workers which takes turns with other groups; working period of such a group

    shimmer

    চকমক shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.

    shirk

    এড়াইয়া চলা avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger

    shoddy

    নিরেস made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick

    shoot

    অঙ্কুর new growth from a plant

    shove

    ঠেলা push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.

    shrew

    দজ্জাল scolding woman; very small mouselike animal

    shrewd

    বিচক্ষণ clever; astute

    shudder

    কাম্পনি shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.

    shuffle

    অদলবদল mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.

    shun

    পরিহার করা keep away from; avoid deliberately; Ex. She has been shunned by her neighbors.

    shunt

    সরিয়া যাত্তয়া move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.

    shyster

    মতলবাজ উকিল lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner

    sibling

    একই পিতা বা মাতার সন্তান brother or sister

    sibylline

    sibylline prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)

    sidereal

    নাক্ষত্রিক relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day

    sidetrack

    উপপথ switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track

    significant

    গুরুত্বপূর্ণ expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant

    silt

    পলি sediment deposited by running water (at the entrance to a harbor or by a bend in a river)

    simian

    উল্লুক monkeylike; N: ape or monkey

    simile

    উপমিতি comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as

    simper

    হাসা smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly

    simplistic

    সরল oversimplified

    simulate

    অনুকরণ করা feign; imitate

    sinecure

    কর্মভারহীন পদ well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif

    sinewy

    পেশল (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone

    singular

    অনন্যসাধারণ being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior

    sinister

    দুর্ভাগা evil; ominous

    sinuous

    সর্পিল twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest

    siren

    সাইরেন apparatus for making sounds; womanlike creature

    skeptic

    সন্দেহবাদী sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism

    skiff

    ডোঙা small light sailboat or rowboat

    skim

    সর পড়া read or glance through quickly; touch lightly in passing; brush; remove from the surface of a liquid

    skimp

    কৃপণতা করা provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly

    skinflint

    হাড়কঞ্জুষ miser; stingy person

    skirmish

    দাঙ্গা minor fight; minor battle in war; V.

    skittish

    চপল inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit

    skulduggery

    অসততা (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election

    skulk

    কাজ এড়ান move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.

    slack

    অবহেলা করা moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.

    slacken

    অবহেলা করা slow up; loosen; make or become slack

    slag

    ধাতুমল glassy residue from smelting metal; dross; waste matter

    slake

    দমিত করা satisfy (thirst); quench; sate

    slander

    কুত্সা defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous

    slap

    চড় hit quickly with the flat part of the hand; N. CF. smack

    slapdash

    বেপরোয়া hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)

    slaughter

    বধ killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers

    slavish

    ক্রীতদাসতুল্য of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original

    sleazy

    নোংরা shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric

    sledge

    হাতুড়িবিশেষ large sled drawn by work animals

    sleek

    মসৃণ smooth and shining (as from good health); V.

    sleeper

    নিদ্রা যায় যে one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable

    sleigh

    ঘোড়ায় - টানা স্লেজগাড়ি large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice

    sleight

    নৈপুণ্য dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks

    slew

    অন্যাদিকে সজোরে ঘোরা বা ঘুরিয়ে দেওয়া large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left

    slick

    বাক্পটুতাপূর্ণ make smooth or glossy; N: smooth surface; Ex. oil slick; ADJ: smooth; glossy; deftly executed; adroit; glib

    slight

    অসম্মান insult to one's dignity; snub; V: treat as if of small importance; insult; snub; ADJ. small in size; of small importance

    slink

    গর্ভপাত হত্তয়া move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)

    slipshod

    বিশৃঙ্খল slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work

    slither

    হড়কাতে হড়কাতে চলা slip or slide

    sloth

    কুঁড়েমি slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent

    slough

    খোলস (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed

    slovenly

    অগোছালো untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless

    sluggard

    অলস lazy person

    sluggish

    ঢিমা lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell

    sluice

    জলকপাট artificial channel for directing or controlling the flow of water (with a gate to regulate the flow)

    slur

    দোষারোপ slander; insult to one's character or reputation; V.

    slur

    দোষারোপ pronounce indistinctly; speak indistinctly; mumble

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