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Meanings of Sooner-than:

idiom

A second thing happens immediately after the first

Usage examples:

No sooner had i started mowing the lawn, than it started raining.

Soonest

suːn

Meanings of Soonest:

adverb

In or after a short time.

Usage examples:

Everyone will soon know the truth

Meanings of Soot:

noun

A deep black powdery or flaky substance consisting largely of amorphous carbon, produced by the incomplete burning of organic matter.

Usage examples:

Diesel particulate matter consists of soot mixed with anything from volatile organic compounds to s…
verb

Cover or clog (something) with soot.

Usage examples:

You have previously sooted the underside of their plate by holding it over a candle

Sooted

sʊt

Meanings of Sooted:

verb

Cover or clog (something) with soot.

Usage examples:

You have previously sooted the underside of their plate by holding it over a candle
noun

A deep black powdery or flaky substance consisting largely of amorphous carbon, produced by the incomplete burning of organic matter.

Usage examples:

Diesel particulate matter consists of soot mixed with anything from volatile organic compounds to s…

Meanings of Sooth:

noun

Truth.

Usage examples:

The jews say the nazarenes are on naught, and the christians say the jews are on naught, and both s…

Meanings of Soothe:

verb

Gently calm (a person or their feelings).

Usage examples:

A shot of brandy might soothe his nerves

Soothed

suːð

Meanings of Soothed:

verb

Gently calm (a person or their feelings).

Usage examples:

A shot of brandy might soothe his nerves

Meanings of Soothers:

noun

Something that has a soothing or comforting effect.

Usage examples:

A good soother for earache is heat

Soothes

suːð

Meanings of Soothes:

verb

Gently calm (a person or their feelings).

Usage examples:

A shot of brandy might soothe his nerves

Soothing

ˈsuː.ðɪŋ

Meanings of Soothing:

adjective

Having a gently calming effect.

Usage examples:

She put on some soothing music
verb

Gently calm (a person or their feelings).

Usage examples:

A shot of brandy might soothe his nerves

Soothingly

ˈsuː.ðɪŋ.li

Meanings of Soothingly:

adverb

In a way that makes you feel calm

Usage examples:

Noah talked soothingly to him, asking him questions, telling him everything was all right., encoura…

Soothsayer

ˈsuːθˌseɪ.ər

Meanings of Soothsayer:

noun

A person supposed to be able to foresee the future.

Usage examples:

Do you really think that while they're arresting heretics is the best time to be having trade with …

Meanings of Soothsayers:

noun

A person supposed to be able to foresee the future.

Usage examples:

Do you really think that while they're arresting heretics is the best time to be having trade with …

Sootier

ˈsʊt.i

Meanings of Sootier:

adjective

Covered with or coloured like soot.

Usage examples:

His olive skin and sooty eyes

Sootiest

ˈsʊt.i

Meanings of Sootiest:

adjective

Covered with or coloured like soot.

Usage examples:

His olive skin and sooty eyes

Soots

sʊt

Meanings of Soots:

verb

Cover or clog (something) with soot.

Usage examples:

You have previously sooted the underside of their plate by holding it over a candle
noun

A deep black powdery or flaky substance consisting largely of amorphous carbon, produced by the incomplete burning of organic matter.

Usage examples:

Diesel particulate matter consists of soot mixed with anything from volatile organic compounds to s…

Meanings of Sooty:

adjective

Covered with or coloured like soot.

Usage examples:

His olive skin and sooty eyes

Sop

sɒp

Meanings of Sop:

noun

A thing of no great value given or done as a concession to appease someone whose main concerns or demands are not being met.

Usage examples:

My agent telephones as a sop but never finds me work
verb

Soak up liquid using an absorbent substance.

Usage examples:

He used some bread to sop up the sauce

Meanings of Sop-up:

phrasal verb

To absorb a liquid

Usage examples:

She spilled some orange juice and sopped it up with paper towels.

Meanings of Sophies:

noun

A former title for the ruler of persia, associated especially with the safavid dynasty.

Usage examples:

In the middle ages, the king of persia was known to the western world as "the great sophy", derived…

Sophism

ˈsɒfɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Sophism:

noun

A clever but false argument, especially one used deliberately to deceive.

Usage examples:

And style, said flaubert, is a very manner of seeing things, adding that distinctions between thoug…

Sophisms

ˈsɒf.ɪ.zəm

Meanings of Sophisms:

noun

A clever but false argument, especially one used deliberately to deceive.

Usage examples:

And style, said flaubert, is a very manner of seeing things, adding that distinctions between thoug…

Meanings of Sophist:

noun

A paid teacher of philosophy and rhetoric in greece in the classical and hellenistic periods, associated in popular thought with moral scepticism and specious reasoning.

Usage examples:

His mistress aspasia and the sophist anaxagoras were perhaps prosecuted.

Meanings of Sophisticate:

verb

Make (someone or something) more sophisticated.

Usage examples:

Readers who have been sophisticated by modern literary practice
adjective

Sophisticated.

Usage examples:

The sous chef prepares both raw and cooked vegan cuisine for the sophisticate palate at this florid…
noun

A person with much worldly experience and knowledge of fashion and culture.

Usage examples:

He is still the butt of jokes made by new york sophisticates

Sophisticated

səˈfɪs.tɪ.keɪ.tɪd

Meanings of Sophisticated:

adjective

Having, revealing, or involving a great deal of worldly experience and knowledge of fashion and culture.

Usage examples:

A chic, sophisticated woman
verb

Make (someone or something) more sophisticated.

Usage examples:

Readers who have been sophisticated by modern literary practice

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