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Schemers

ˈskiː.mər

Meanings of Schemers:

noun

A person who is involved in making secret or underhand plans.

Usage examples:

The picture could be a physiognomical paradigm of a conspirator, a machinator, a schemer, a machiav…

Schemes

skiːm

Meanings of Schemes:

noun

A large-scale systematic plan or arrangement for attaining a particular object or putting a particular idea into effect.

Usage examples:

The occupational sick pay scheme
verb

Make plans, especially in a devious way or with intent to do something illegal or wrong.

Usage examples:

Envious of their wealth, he schemed to bring about their downfall

Scheming

ˈskiː.mɪŋ

Meanings of Scheming:

adjective

Given to or involved in making secret and underhand plans.

Usage examples:

They had mean, scheming little minds
noun

The activity or practice of making secret and underhand plans.

Usage examples:

His own colleagues accused him of scheming
verb

Make plans, especially in a devious way or with intent to do something illegal or wrong.

Schemozzle

ʃɪˈmɒz(ə)l

Meanings of Schemozzle:

noun

A state of chaos and confusion; a muddle.

Usage examples:

The debate about climate change and how to deal with it is a shemozzle

Scherzando

skɛːtˈsandəʊ

Meanings of Scherzando:

adverb

(especially as a direction) in a playful manner.

Usage examples:

The bassoon and horns then play scherzando
adjective

Performed in a playful manner.

Usage examples:

The choral piece begins with a spring serenade and moves through a scherzando courtship

Scherzi

ˈskɛːtsəʊ

Meanings of Scherzi:

noun

A vigorous, light, or playful composition, typically comprising a movement in a symphony or sonata.

Usage examples:

Often, at pedagogy conferences, we witness prodigiously talented fourteen-year-olds taking a master…

Meanings of Scherzo:

noun

A vigorous, light, or playful composition, typically comprising a movement in a symphony or sonata.

Usage examples:

Often, at pedagogy conferences, we witness prodigiously talented fourteen-year-olds taking a master…

Meanings of Scherzos:

noun

A vigorous, light, or playful composition, typically comprising a movement in a symphony or sonata.

Usage examples:

Often, at pedagogy conferences, we witness prodigiously talented fourteen-year-olds taking a master…

Schilling

ˈʃɪlɪŋ

Meanings of Schilling:

noun

(until the introduction of the euro in 2002) the basic monetary unit of austria, equal to 100 groschen.

Usage examples:

After hyperinflation, austria introduces the schilling.

Schillings

ˈʃɪl.ɪŋ

Meanings of Schillings:

noun

(until the introduction of the euro in 2002) the basic monetary unit of austria, equal to 100 groschen.

Usage examples:

After hyperinflation, austria introduces the schilling.

Schimmel

ˈskɪm(ə)l

Meanings of Schimmel:

noun

A roan or dapple-grey horse.

Meanings of Schipperke:

noun

A small black dog of a breed with a ruff of fur round its neck and typically a docked tail.

Usage examples:

First prize in the popular sunday afternoon contests went to the collar with the lock that presente…

Meanings of Schisandra:

noun

Any of various shrubs and climbing plants constituting the genus schisandra (family schisandraceae), of east asia and eastern north america; (in later use) especially any of the numerous species, varieties, and hybrids grown as garden plants for their ornamental flowers or berries. also (in form schisandra): the genus itself.

Meanings of Schism:

noun

A split or division between strongly opposed sections or parties, caused by differences in opinion or belief.

Usage examples:

The widening schism between church leaders and politicians

Schismatic

skɪzˈmatɪk

Meanings of Schismatic:

adjective

Characterized by or favouring schism.

Usage examples:

Schismatic religious movements were gaining currency
noun

(especially in the christian church) a person who promotes schism; an adherent of a schismatic group.

Usage examples:

If the term ‘christian’ is taken to include heretics, schismatics, and baptized apostates, it would…

Schismatical

skɪzˈmatɪk

Meanings of Schismatical:

adjective

Characterized by or favouring schism.

Usage examples:

Schismatic religious movements were gaining currency
noun

(especially in the christian church) a person who promotes schism; an adherent of a schismatic group.

Usage examples:

If the term ‘christian’ is taken to include heretics, schismatics, and baptized apostates, it would…

Schismatics

skɪzˈmatɪk

Meanings of Schismatics:

noun

(especially in the christian church) a person who promotes schism; an adherent of a schismatic group.

Usage examples:

If the term ‘christian’ is taken to include heretics, schismatics, and baptized apostates, it would…
adjective

Characterized by or favouring schism.

Usage examples:

Schismatic religious movements were gaining currency

Meanings of Schisms:

noun

A split or division between strongly opposed sections or parties, caused by differences in opinion or belief.

Usage examples:

The widening schism between church leaders and politicians

Schist

ʃɪst

Meanings of Schist:

noun

A coarse-grained metamorphic rock which consists of layers of different minerals and can be split into thin irregular plates.

Usage examples:

Glaciers have deposited shale, slate, schist, and limestone throughout the region.

Meanings of Schistose:

adjective

(of metamorphic rock) having a laminar structure like that of schist.

Usage examples:

Southwards along section towards the sach pass, the leucogranites gradually decrease in abundance a…

Meanings of Schistosome:

noun

A parasitic flatworm which needs two hosts to complete its life cycle. the immature form infests freshwater snails and the adult lives in the blood vessels of birds and mammals, causing bilharzia in humans.

Usage examples:

By examining schistosomes that infect human hosts living near separate watercourses within a single…

Schistosomiasis

ˌʃɪstə(ʊ)səˈmʌɪəsɪs

Meanings of Schistosomiasis:

noun

Another term for bilharzia (the disease).

Schists

ʃɪst

Meanings of Schists:

noun

A coarse-grained metamorphic rock which consists of layers of different minerals and can be split into thin irregular plates.

Usage examples:

Glaciers have deposited shale, slate, schist, and limestone throughout the region.

Schizanthus

skɪtˈsanθəs

Meanings of Schizanthus:

noun

A south american plant of the nightshade family, with irregularly lobed showy flowers marked with one or more contrasting colours.

Usage examples:

Their cheerful blossoms peeking just above their oval textured leaves will be another attractive co…

Meanings of Schizo:

adjective

(of a person or their behaviour) schizophrenic.

noun

A schizophrenic.

combining form

Divided; split.

Usage examples:

Schizocarp

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