GRE Word List-S

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saboteur: one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property
Sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
saccharine: cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
sacrilegious :desecrating; profane
sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
sacrosanct: inviolably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
sadistic :inclined to cruelty
saga :Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
sagacious: wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight
sage :person celebrated for wisdom; wise person
salacious: lascivious; lustful
salient :prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous
saline: salty
sallow : (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color
salubrious :healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable
salutary :tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome
salvage: rescue (goods or property) from loss
sanctimonious: displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness
sanction: approve; ratify
sanctuary: place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place
sanguinary :bloody; with much bloodshed
sanguine :optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
sap :diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification)
sarcasm :cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke
sardonic:scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical
sartorial: pertaining to tailors or tailoring
sate :satisfy to the full; satisfy to excess; cloy
satellite: small body revolving around a larger one
satiate: satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate
satiety: condition of being satiated
satire: form of literature in which irony, sarcasm, and ridicule are employed to attack human vice and folly
satirical: using satire; mocking
saturate: soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity
saturnine: morose; gloomy
satyr :half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher
saunter: stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly
savant : scholar; learned person
savor: enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality
savory: pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable
scabbard :case for a sword blade; sheath
scad :a great quantity
scaffold :temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground)
scale : climb up; ascend; remove or come off in scales
scanty :meager; insufficient
scapegoat: someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy
scavenge: hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food
scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
scenario: plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events
schematic: of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols
scheme :systematic plan; plot; clever dishonest plan; orderly arrangement of elements
schism :division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
scholarly :full of learning; erudite; like a scholar
scintilla: trace; minute amount; shred; least bit
scintillate: sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life
scion: detached plant shoot used in grafting; descendant
scoff :laugh (at); mock; ridicule
scorch: sear
score: number of points; written form of a musical composition; reason; group of 20; notch or incision
scotch :stamp out(put an end to); thwart; hinder
scourge :lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment
scowl :frown angrily
scrap: small bit or fragment; discarded waste material; fight
scrappy :quarrelsome
scraps: leftover food
screech: unpleasant high sharp sound; shriek
scrimmage: disorderly fight between two or more people
scruple: hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about
scrupulous: conscientious; extremely thorough
scrutinize: examine closely and critically
scuffle: struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry
scurrilous :abusive; obscene; indecent
scurry :move hastily; hurry; move briskly
scurvy :contemptible; despicable
scuttle: sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard
seamy :sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome
sear :burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
season: enhance the flavor of by adding a spice, etc.; inure; harden
seasonable: occurring at the proper time or season; opportune
seasonal: of a particular season
seasoned :experienced
secession: withdrawal
secede: withdraw formally from membership
seclusion: isolation; solitude
seclude: set apart from others; isolate
secrete: conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism
sect: separate religious body; faction; group of people with common beliefs within a larger group
sectarian: of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial
secular: worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
sedate :composed (with no excitement); grave
sedentary: requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled
sedition :conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination
seduce :lead away from proper conduct; entice
sedulous :diligent; assiduous; paying attention
seedy: run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds
seemly: (of behavior) proper; appropriate
seep: pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle
seethe: be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling
seine: seine net; net for catching fish
seismic :pertaining to earthquakes
selective: careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general
self-indulgence: excessive indulgence of one’s own desire
self-righteous: sure of one’s own righteousness; moralistic
semblance :outward appearance; guise
seminal :related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development
seminary: school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
senility: old age; feeblemindedness of old age
senile : resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age
sensitization: process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance
sensitize: make or become sensitive
sensual :devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous
sensuous: giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses
sententious: pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
sentient :capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive
sentimental: swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
sentinel :sentry; lookout
septic: of or causing sepsis; putrid; producing putrefaction
sepsis: poisoning of part of the body (producing pus)
sepulcher: tomb
sequester: isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
sere sear: parched; dry
serendipity: gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck
serenity: calmness; placidity
serpentine: winding; twisting; of or like a serpent
serrated :having a saw-toothed edge
servile: slavish; cringing
servitude :slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
sever :separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship)
severity :harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity
severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
sextant :navigation tool used to determine a ship’s latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
shack :crude cabin
shackle: chain; fetter; confine with shackles
shade: slight difference in degree; nuance; degree of color
sham :pretend; feign
Shambles: (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess
Shangri-la: imaginary remote paradise on earth
shard: fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
shaving: very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
sheaf: bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
shear :remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears
sheathe: place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath
shed :small roofed structure for storage and shelter
sheer: pure; thin and transparent; very steep
sherbet: flavored dessert ice
shift: change position or place; exchange (one thing) for another; change in direction or position
shimmer: shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently
shirk :avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
shoddy :made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest
shoot: new growth from a plant
shove: push forward; push roughly
shrew: scolding woman; very small mouse like animal
shrewd :clever; astute
shrivel: make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
shudder: shake uncontrollably; tremble
shuffle :mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another
shun: keep away from; avoid deliberately
shunt: move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack
shyster: lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
sibling: brother or sister
sibylline: prophetic; oracular
sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
sidereal: relating to stars
sidetrack: switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue
sift: put through a sieve to separate fine from coarse particles; sort or examine carefully
significant : expressing a meaning; important
significance: importance; meaning
signify: denote
silt: sediment deposited by running water (at the entrance to a harbor or by a bend in a river)
simian: monkeylike
simile: comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
simper: smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
simplistic: oversimplified
simulate: feign; imitate
sinecure: well-paid position with little responsibility
sinewy : (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular
sinew : tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
singular: being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd
sinister: evil; ominous
sinuous: twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
siren :apparatus for making sounds; womanlike creature
skeptic: sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view
skiff :small light sailboat or rowboat
skim: read or glance through quickly; touch lightly in passing; brush; remove from the surface of a liquid
skimp: provide or use scantily; live very economically
skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty
stingy: niggardly
skinflint :miser; stingy person
skirmish :minor fight; minor battle in war
skittish :inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious
skullduggery: dishonest behavior or action
skulk: move furtively and secretly
slack: moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax
slacken: slow up; loosen; make or become slack
slag :glassy residue from smelting metal; dross; waste matter
slake: satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
slander :defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements
slap: hit quickly with the flat part of the hand
slapdash :hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
slaughter: killing of animals for food; massacre
slavish: of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely
sleazy :shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial
sledge: large sled drawn by work animals
sleek: smooth and shining (as from good health)
sleeper: one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance
sleigh :large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
sleight: dexterity
sleight: of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
slew : large quantity or number
slick: make smooth or glossy
slight: insult to one’s dignity; snub
slink: move furtively
slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
slipshod : slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby
slither: slip or slide
sloth: slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness
slothful: lazy; indolent

slough: (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin)
slovenly: untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod
sloven :one who is habitually untidy or careless
sluggard: lazy person
sluggish: lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic
sluice :artificial channel for directing or controlling the flow of water (with a gate to regulate the flow)
slur :pronounce indistinctly; speak indistinctly; mumble
sly :clever in deceiving; secretive; not telling one’s intentions
smart: intelligent; quick and energetic; fashionable
smattering: slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount
smear: spread or cover with a sticky substance
smelt: melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
smirk: conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else’s misfortune)
smolder: burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state
smother: kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly
smudge: dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing
smug: self-satisfied; complacent
sneak: move, give, or take in a quiet, stealthy way
snicker: half-stifled(suppressed) laugh
snip: short quick cut with scissors
snivel: complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle
snub: ignore or behave coldly toward
snuffle :sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
soar: rise or fly high in the air
sober: serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate
sobriety: moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
sodden: thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
sojourn: temporary stay
solace :comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation
solder: repair or make whole by using a metal alloy
solecism: nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically
solemnity: seriousness; gravity
solicit :entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain
solicitor: lawyer in the lower court of law
solicitous: anxious; worried; concerned; eager
soliloquy: talking to oneself (esp. in a play)
soliloquy: long speech by one person
solitude :state of being alone; seclusion
solitary: existing or living alone
solstice: point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
soluble :able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
solvent :substance that dissolves another
somatic: pertaining to the body; bodily; physical
somber :dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing
somnolent: half asleep; drowsy
sonic: of sound or its speed in air
sonnet :14-line poetic verse form with a fixed rhyme pattern
sonorous: resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
soothsayer: one who foretells the future
sophist: teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning
sophism : plausible but fallacious argument
sophisticated: worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex
sophistry :seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
sophomoric: immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
soporific: sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
sordid: filthy; foul; base; vile
sound: in good condition; showing good judgment or good sense; thorough; complete
sour: having a sharp or acid taste; acid; tart; bad-tempered
sovereign :ruler in a monarchy
sovereignty :complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
sow: plant or scatter seed
spangle: small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
spare :give; use; refrain from harming; save from experiencing; exempt
sparse :not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
Spartan :without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined
spasmodic: fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm
spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction
spat :squabble; minor dispute; minor quarrel
spate :sudden flood or rush
spatial :relating to space
spatula: broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
spawn: lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers)
specious :seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
speck :small piece or mark
spectral: ghostly
specter: ghost; phantom
spectrum :colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism
speechless: unable for the moment to speak (because of strong feeling)
spendthrift :someone who wastes money
sphinx-like: enigmatic; mysterious
spin: rotate swiftly; make (thread) by twisting (cotton, wool, etc.)
splice: join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite
spoilsport: one who spoils the pleasure of others
spontaneity: lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint
spoof: parody
spoonerism: accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. Let me sew you to your sheet for Let me show you to your seat.
sporadic :occurring irregularly; intermittent
sportive: playful; frolicsome; merry
sprout :begin to grow; give off shoots or buds
spruce :neat and trim in appearance; smart
spry : (esp. of older people) vigorously active; nimble
spurious: false; counterfeit; forged; illogical
spurn :reject disdainfully; scorn
Squabble :minor quarrel; bickering
squalor :condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state
squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive
squander: waste; spend foolishly
squash: crush; quash; suppress
squat: short and thick; stocky
squeamish :easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious
squelch :produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash
staccato :played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound
stagnant : (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive
staid :serious and sedate; sober
stalemate: deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
stalwart :physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination
stamina :power of endurance; strength; staying power
stammer :speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
stamp: step on heavily (so as to crush or extinguish); put an end to; imprint or impress with a mark, design
stampede: sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people)
stanch :stop or check flow of blood
standstill :condition of no movement or activity; stop
stanza :division of a poem (composed of two or more lines)
start: move suddenly or involuntarily

stately : formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
static: having no motion; unchanging; lacking development
statute :law enacted by the legislature
statutory :created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute
steadfast: steadily loyal; unswerving; steady
stealth: action of moving secretly or unseen; slyness; sneakiness; secretiveness
steep :soak; saturate
stellar: pertaining to the stars; of a star performer; outstanding
stem :stop or check (the flow of); Ex. stem the bleeding from the slashed artery
stench: strong foul odor; reek; stink
stentorian : (of the voice) extremely loud
Stentor:a loud herald in the Iliad
stereotype: one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice
sterile: incapable of producing young; free from microorganism
stickler: perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
stifle: suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
stigma :token of disgrace; brand
stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
stilted :bombastic; stiffly pompous
stink: stench
stint: supply; allotted amount of work; assigned portion of work; limitation
stipend: pay for services
stipple :paint or draw with dots or short strokes
stipulate: state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify
stock :standard; kept regularly in stock or supply; typical; routine; common
stockade :wooden enclosure or pen; fixed line of posts used as defensive barrier
stodgy: dull; stuffy; boringly conservative
stoic :stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief
stoke :stir up a fire or furnace; feed plentifully
stolid :dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
stoop :bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something
stout: rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination
straggle :stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group
strangle: kill by choking or suffocating; suppress
stratagem :deceptive scheme; clever trick
stratified: divided into classes; arranged into strata
stratum :layer of earth’s surface; layer of society
strew :spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter
striated :marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved
stricture :severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
strident: loud and harsh; insistent
stringent: (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money
strut :supporting bar
studied :carefully contrived; calculated; unspontaneous; deliberate; thoughtful
studious :given to diligent study
stultify :make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress
stumble :trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly
stump :base of a tree trunk left after the rest has been cut down
stun :make unconscious or numb as by a blow; amaze; astound
stupefy: stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
stupor: state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
sturdy :strong and firm (in the body)
stygian :unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly
Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
stymie: thwart; present an obstacle; stump
suavity : urbanity; polish
suave: smooth and courteous
subaltern: subordinate
subdue: less intense; quieter
subjective: influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal
subjugate: conquer; bring under control
sublimate: refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
sublime :causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
subliminal: below the threshold of conscious perception
submerge :place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water)
submissive: willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
subordinate: occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive
suborn :persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury)
subpoena: writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court
subsequent: following in time or order; later
subservient: behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate
subside: sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet
subsidiary: serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy
subsidy :direct financial aid by government
subsidize: assist with a subsidy
subsistence: existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood
subsist :exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
substantial :of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable
substantiate: support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
substantive: substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable
subsume :include (as a member of a group); encompass
subterfuge :stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion
subtlety: perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy
subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever
subversive: tending to overthrow or ruin
subvert :overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely
succor: assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort
succulent :juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness
succumb: yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die
suckle: give or take milk at the breast or udder
suffocate:die or kill from lack of air; suppress
suffragist :advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women)
suffuse: spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge
suitor: man who is courting a woman
sullen :silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
sully: defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one’s hands in menial labor
sultry: (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
summation: act of finding the total; summing-up; summary
sumptuous: grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich
sunder: separate; part
sundry : miscellaneous; various; several
sundries: small miscellaneous items
superannuated: retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
supercilious: haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing
supererogatory: superfluous; more than needed or demanded
superficial :of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial
superfluous: excessive; overabundant; unnecessary
superimpose :place over something else
supernumerary :person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra
supersede: replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete
supine: lying on back; passive; inactive
supplant: take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
supple :flexible; limber; pliant
suppliant :entreating; beseeching
supplicant :one who supplicates
supplicate :petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
supposition: assumption; hypothesis; surmise
supposititious: assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
suppress: put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check
surfeit :satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything
surge :powerful movement of or like a wave
surly: bad-tempered; rude; cross
surmise: guess
surmount :overcome
surpass: exceed
surreptitious: done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
surrogate: substitute; person or thing used in place of another
surveillance: close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
susceptible: impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to
suspend: cause to stop for a period; interrupt; hold in abeyance; defer; hang from above
suspense :state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
sustain :suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence
sustenance :sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; food
suture :stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision
swagger :walk or behave with an over-confident manner
swamp :wetland; marsh
swarm: large group of insects moving in a mass; crowd of people or animals
swarthy : (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky
swathe: swath; wrap around; bandage
sway: swing from side to side; influence (someone) to change one’s opinion
swear: vow; promise; use profane oaths; use offensive words
swear-word :word considered offensive
swell: long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking
swelter : (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
swerve: deviate; turn aside sharply from a straight course
swill: drink greedily
swindler :cheater
swipe: hit with a sweeping motion
sybarite :lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury
Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
sycophant: servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man
syllogism: logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
sylvan :pertaining to the woods or the country
symbiosis: interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial
symmetry: arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity
synchronous: similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time
synoptic: providing a general overview; summary
synthesis: combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed
synthetic: not natural; artificial; resulting from synthesis

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