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  • saboteur

    অন্তর্ঘাতক one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)

    saccharine

    শর্করা - সংক্রান্ত cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin

    sacrilegious

    অপবিত্রকর desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred

    sacrosanct

    অলঙ্ঘনীয় invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable

    sadistic

    ধর্ষকামী inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty

    saga

    কাহিনী Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative

    sagacious

    প্রজ্ঞ wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity

    sage

    ঋষি person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise

    salacious

    লম্পট lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk

    salient

    লক্ষণীয় prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features

    saline

    লাবণ salty

    sallow

    পাণ্ডুবর্ণের (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice

    salubrious

    স্বাস্থ্যপ্রদ healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health

    salutary

    স্বাস্থ্যবর্ধক tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health

    salvage

    জাহাজ ত্ত জাহাজের মাল রক্ষা করার কাজ rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved

    sanctimonious

    বকধার্মিক displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety

    sanction

    অনুমোদন approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance

    sanctuary

    আশ্রয়স্থল place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.

    sanguinary

    রক্তাক্ত bloody; with much bloodshed

    sanguine

    অরূণ optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red

    sap

    প্রাণরস diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.

    sarcasm

    বিদ্রূপ cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic

    sardonic

    ঘৃণাপূর্ণ scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile

    sartorial

    পোশাক - সংক্রান্ত pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor

    sate

    সম্পূর্ণ পরিতৃপ্ত করা satisfy to the full; satisfy to excess; cloy

    satellite

    উপগ্রহ small body revolving around a larger one

    satiate

    সম্পূর্ণ পরিতৃপ্ত করা satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated

    satire

    বিদ্রুপ form of literature in which irony, sarcasm, and ridicule are employed to attack human vice and folly

    satirical

    বিদ্রুপাত্মক using satire; mocking

    saturate

    সুসিক্ত করা soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity

    saturnine

    অপ্রফুল্ল morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.

    satyr

    বনদেবতা half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man

    saunter

    অলস গতি stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.

    savant

    মহাপণ্ডিত ব্যক্তি scholar; learned person; CF. savoir: know

    savor

    আস্বাদন করা enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality

    savory

    মসলাদার pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation

    scabbard

    কোষ case for a sword blade; sheath

    scad

    scad a great quantity; Ex. scads of clothes

    scaffold

    ভারা temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution

    scale

    স্কেল climb up; ascend; remove or come off in scales; N: flake of epidermis; ascending or descending series of musical tones

    scanty

    অত্যল্প meager; insufficient

    scapegoat

    বলির পাঁঠা someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat

    scavenge

    ময়লা সাফ করা hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion

    scenario

    চিত্রনাট্য plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events

    schematic

    পরিকল্পিত of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline

    scheme

    পরিকল্পনা systematic plan; plot; clever dishonest plan; orderly arrangement of elements; Ex. health insurance scheme; Ex. a scheme to escape taxes; Ex. a color scheme; Ex. a story with no scheme; V: contrive a scheme

    schism

    অনৈক্য division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split

    scintilla

    স্ফুলিঙ্গ trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark

    scintillate

    ঝিক্মিক্ করা sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation

    scion

    কুলতিলক detached plant shoot used in grafting; descendant

    scoff

    আহার্য laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats

    scorch

    দগ্ধান sear; N.

    score

    স্কোর number of points; written form of a musical composition; reason; group of 20; notch or incision; Ex. full/vocal score; Ex. Don't worry on that score; V: mark with lines or notches; Ex. score the paper to make it easy to fold

    scotch

    স্কচ stamp out(put an end to); thwart; hinder; Ex. scotch the rumor; CF. cut; CF.

    scourge

    চাবুক lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict

    scowl

    মুখ গোমড়া করে থাকা frown angrily; N: angry frown

    scrap

    মারামারি small bit or fragment; discarded waste material; fight; Ex. a scrap of paper/cloth; V: break into parts for disposal; discard as worthless; fight; quarrel

    scrappy

    অসম্পূর্ণ quarrelsome

    scraps

    এঁেটা leftover food

    screech

    সরু unpleasant high sharp sound; shriek; V.

    scrimmage

    গুঁতোগুঁতি disorderly fight between two or more people

    scruple

    সঙ্কোচ hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience

    scrupulous

    বিবেকী conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker

    scrutinize

    খুঁটিয়ে পরীক্ষা করা examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny

    scuffle

    ধস্তাধস্তি struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?

    scurrilous

    কুত্সিত abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark

    scurry

    হৈচৈ move hastily; hurry; move briskly

    scurvy

    স্কার্ভি contemptible; despicable; N: disease caused by deficiency of Vitamin C

    scuttle

    ফুটা করা sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull

    seamy

    সেলাইয়ের বা জোড়ের চিহ্নওয়ালা sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life

    sear

    অসাড় করা burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither

    season

    ঋতু enhance the flavor of by adding a spice, etc.; inure; harden; N. seasoning: something used in seasoning

    seasonable

    সময়োচিত occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute

    seasonal

    মৌসুমি of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment

    seasoned

    পক্ব experienced

    secession

    অপসরণ withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership

    seclusion

    নি: সঙ্গতা isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate

    secrete

    লুকাইয়া রাখা conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive

    sect

    শিষ্যবৃন্দ separate religious body; faction; group of people with common beliefs within a larger group

    sectarian

    অনুদার of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person

    secular

    ধর্মনিরপেক্ষ worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal

    sedate

    অনুত্তেজিত composed (with no excitement); grave; V: administer a sedative to; CF. sedative

    sedentary

    উপবিষ্ট requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population

    sedition

    গণবিক্ষোভ conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious

    seduce

    পটান lead away from proper conduct; entice; ADJ. seductive

    sedulous

    পরিশ্রমী diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity

    seedy

    জীর্ণ run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel

    seemly

    শোভন (of behavior) proper; appropriate

    seep

    চোয়ান pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage

    seethe

    সিদ্ধ করা be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.

    seine

    মাছ ধরার বেড়াজাল seine net; net for catching fish

    seismic

    ভূকম্পীয় pertaining to earthquakes

    self-indulgence

    ভোগপরায়ণতা excessive indulgence of one's own desire

    self-righteous

    পবিত্রমন্যতা sure of one's own righteousness; moralistic

    semblance

    সাদৃশ্য outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.

    seminal

    ধাতুগত related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field

    seminary

    শিক্ষালয় school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women

    senility

    ভীমরতি old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia

    sensitization

    সংবেদনশীলতা process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive

    sensual

    কামুক devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips

    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

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