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Meanings of Sycophancy:

noun

Obsequious behaviour towards someone important in order to gain advantage.

Usage examples:

Your fawning sycophancy is nauseating

Sycophant

ˈsɪk.ə.fænt

Meanings of Sycophant:

noun

A person who acts obsequiously towards someone important in order to gain advantage.

Usage examples:

Because he is high-ranking, he's surrounded by sycophants

Sycophantic

ˌsɪk.əˈfæn.tɪk

Meanings of Sycophantic:

adjective

Behaving or done in an obsequious way in order to gain advantage.

Usage examples:

A sycophantic interview

Sycophants

ˈsɪkəfant

Meanings of Sycophants:

noun

A person who acts obsequiously towards someone important in order to gain advantage.

Usage examples:

Because he is high-ranking, he's surrounded by sycophants

Sycosis

sʌɪˈkəʊsɪs

Meanings of Sycosis:

noun

Inflammation of the hair follicles in the bearded part of a man's face, caused by bacterial infection.

Usage examples:

The following case is an example of a person with an inherited case of sycosis that was activated b…

Meanings of Syd:

noun

Abbreviation for sum of the years' digits method

Sydney

ˈsɪd.ni

Meanings of Sydney:

proper noun

The capital of new south wales in south-eastern australia; population 4,399,722 (2008). it was the first british settlement in australia and is the country's largest city and chief port. it has a fine natural harbour, crossed by the sydney harbour bridge (opened 1932), and a striking opera house (opened 1973).

noun

A large city in southeastern australia that is the capital of the state of new south wales

Meanings of Syed:

noun

A muslim claiming descent from muhammad, especially through husayn, the prophet's younger grandson.

Usage examples:

Sayyids possessed spiritual blessing or holiness

Meanings of Syenite:

noun

A coarse-grained grey igneous rock composed mainly of alkali feldspar and ferromagnesian minerals such as hornblende.

Usage examples:

The southern zomba area consists mainly of syenite surrounded by a periphery of alkaline granite.

Syenites

ˈsʌɪənʌɪt

Meanings of Syenites:

noun

A coarse-grained grey igneous rock composed mainly of alkali feldspar and ferromagnesian minerals such as hornblende.

Usage examples:

The southern zomba area consists mainly of syenite surrounded by a periphery of alkaline granite.

Meanings of Syl:

prefix

Variant spelling of syn- assimilated before l (as in syllogism ).

Syllabaries

ˈsɪləb(ə)ri

Meanings of Syllabaries:

noun

A set of written characters representing syllables and (in some languages or stages of writing) serving the purpose of an alphabet.

Usage examples:

The japanese phonetic syllabaries (characters representing syllables) or the roman alphabet is used…

Syllabary

ˈsɪləb(ə)ri

Meanings of Syllabary:

noun

A set of written characters representing syllables and (in some languages or stages of writing) serving the purpose of an alphabet.

Usage examples:

The japanese phonetic syllabaries (characters representing syllables) or the roman alphabet is used…

Syllabi

ˈsɪləbəs

Meanings of Syllabi:

noun

The subjects in a course of study or teaching.

Usage examples:

There isn't time to cover the syllabus

Plural of syllabus

Syllabic

sɪˈlæb.ɪk

Meanings of Syllabic:

adjective

Relating to or based on syllables.

Usage examples:

A system of syllabic symbols
noun

A written character that represents a syllable.

Usage examples:

Inuit syllabics

Syllabication

sɪˌlæb.ɪˈkeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Syllabication:

noun

The division of words into syllables, either in speech or in writing.

Usage examples:

What is meant by the following: alphabet, phonetic, orthography, etymology, syllabication?

Syllabics

sɪˈlabɪk

Meanings of Syllabics:

noun

A written character that represents a syllable.

Usage examples:

Inuit syllabics
adjective

Relating to or based on syllables.

Usage examples:

A system of syllabic symbols

Syllabification

sɪˌlæb.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Syllabification:

noun

The division of words into syllables, either in speech or in writing.

Usage examples:

What is meant by the following: alphabet, phonetic, orthography, etymology, syllabication?

Meanings of Syllabified:

verb

Divide (a word or words) into syllables, either in speech or writing.

Usage examples:

The program automatically syllabifies phonetic transcriptions

Syllabifies

sɪˈlæb.ɪ.faɪ

Meanings of Syllabifies:

verb

Divide (a word or words) into syllables, either in speech or writing.

Usage examples:

The program automatically syllabifies phonetic transcriptions

Meanings of Syllabify:

verb

Divide (a word or words) into syllables, either in speech or writing.

Usage examples:

The program automatically syllabifies phonetic transcriptions

Meanings of Syllabifying:

verb

Divide (a word or words) into syllables, either in speech or writing.

Usage examples:

The program automatically syllabifies phonetic transcriptions

Meanings of Syllabise:

verb

Divide into or articulate by syllables.

Usage examples:

They saw the value of the hymns project and ended up doing the writing and syllabizing of the hymn …

Meanings of Syllabised:

verb

Divide into or articulate by syllables.

Usage examples:

They saw the value of the hymns project and ended up doing the writing and syllabizing of the hymn …

Meanings of Syllabising:

verb

Divide into or articulate by syllables.

Usage examples:

They saw the value of the hymns project and ended up doing the writing and syllabizing of the hymn …

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