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sardine

sardine
(n.) Any one of several small species of herring which are commonly preserved in olive oil for food, especially the pilchard, or European sardine (Clupea pilchardus). The California sardine (Clupea sagax) is similar. The American sardines of the Atlantic coast are mostly the young of the common herring and of the menhaden.
(n.) See Sardius.

service

service
Alt. of Service
A name given to several trees and shrubs of the genus Pyrus, as Pyrus domestica and P. torminalis of Europe, the various species of mountain ash or rowan tree, and the American shad bush (see Shad bush, under Shad). They have clusters of small, edible, applelike berries.
(n.) The act of serving; the occupation of a servant; the performance of labor for the benefit of another, or at another's command; attendance of an inferior, hired helper, slave, etc., on a superior, employer, master, or the like; also, spiritual obedience and love.
(n.) The deed of one who serves; labor performed for another; duty done or required; office.
(n.) Office of devotion; official religious duty performed; religious rites appropriate to any event or ceremonial; as, a burial service.
(n.) Hence, a musical composition for use in churches.
(n.) Duty performed in, or appropriate to, any office or charge; official function; hence, specifically, military or naval duty; performance of the duties of a soldier.
(n.) Useful office; advantage conferred; that which promotes interest or happiness; benefit; avail.
(n.) Profession of respect; acknowledgment of duty owed.
(n.) The act and manner of bringing food to the persons who eat it; order of dishes at table; also, a set or number of vessels ordinarily used at table; as, the service was tardy and awkward; a service of plate or glass.
(n.) The act of bringing to notice, either actually or constructively, in such manner as is prescribed by law; as, the service of a subp/na or an attachment.
(n.) The materials used for serving a rope, etc., as spun yarn, small lines, etc.
(n.) The act of serving the ball.
(n.) Act of serving or covering. See Serve, v. t., 13.

servile

servile
(a.) Of or pertaining to a servant or slave; befitting a servant or a slave; proceeding from dependence; hence, meanly submissive; slavish; mean; cringing; fawning; as, servile flattery; servile fear; servile obedience.
(a.) Held in subjection; dependent; enslaved.
(a.) Not belonging to the original root; as, a servile letter.
(a.) Not itself sounded, but serving to lengthen the preceeding vowel, as e in tune.
(n.) An element which forms no part of the original root; -- opposed to radical.

servite

servite
(n.) One of the order of the Religious Servants of the Holy Virgin, founded in Florence in 1223.

sorbite

sorbite
(n.) A sugarlike substance, isomeric with mannite and dulcite, found with sorbin in the ripe berries of the sorb, and extracted as a sirup or a white crystalline substance.

surmise

surmise
(n.) A thought, imagination, or conjecture, which is based upon feeble or scanty evidence; suspicion; guess; as, the surmisses of jealousy or of envy.
(n.) Reflection; thought.
(v. t.) To imagine without certain knowledge; to infer on slight grounds; to suppose, conjecture, or suspect; to guess.

survive

survive
(v. i.) To remain alive; to continue to live.
(v. t.) To live beyond the life or existence of; to live longer than; to outlive; to outlast; as, to survive a person or an event.