13 letter words whose second letter is U

Audaciousness (n.) The quality of being audacious; impudence; audacity.

Aurantiaceous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the Aurantiaceae, an order of plants (formerly considered natural), of which the orange is the type.

Aurichalceous (a.) Brass-colored.

Auriphrygiate (a.) Embroidered or decorated with gold.

Aurocephalous (a.) Having a gold-colored head.

Authentically (adv.) In an authentic manner; with the requisite or genuine authority.

Authenticated (imp. & p. p.) of Authenticate

Authenticness (n.) The quality of being authentic; authenticity.

Authoritative (a.) Having, or proceeding from, due authority; entitled to obedience, credit, or acceptance; determinate; commanding.

Authoritative (a.) Having an air of authority; positive; dictatorial; peremptory; as, an authoritative tone.

Authorization (n.) The act of giving authority or legal power; establishment by authority; sanction or warrant.

Autobiography (n.) A biography written by the subject of it; memoirs of one's life written by one's self.

Autocephalous (a.) Having its own head; independent of episcopal or patriarchal jurisdiction, as certain Greek churches.

Authochthonic (a.) Alt. of Autochthonous

Autochthonous (a.) Aboriginal; indigenous; native.

Autochthonism (n.) The state of being autochthonal.

Autographical (a.) Pertaining to an autograph, or one's own handwriting; of the nature of an autograph.

Autographical (a.) Pertaining to, or used in, the process of autography; as, autographic ink, paper, or press.

Automatically (adv.) In an automatic manner.

Bubbling Jock () The male wild turkey, the gobbler; -- so called in allusion to its notes.

Buffle-headed (a.) Having a large head, like a buffalo; dull; stupid; blundering.

Bullen-bullen (n.) The lyre bird.

Bullock's-eye (n.) See Bull's-eye, 3.

Bumptiousness (n.) Conceitedness.

Bureaucratist (n.) An advocate for , or supporter of, bureaucracy.

Burghermaster (n.) See Burgomaster.

Burglariously (adv.) With an intent to commit burglary; in the manner of a burglar.

Burying place () The ground or place for burying the dead; burial place.


Butter-scotch (n.) A kind of candy, mainly composed of sugar and butter.

Butting joint () A joint between two pieces of timber or wood, at the end of one or both, and either at right angles or oblique to the grain, as the joints which the struts and braces form with the truss posts; -- sometimes called abutting joint.

Cucking stool () A kind of chair formerly used for punishing scolds, and also dishonest tradesmen, by fastening them in it, usually in front of their doors, to be pelted and hooted at by the mob, but sometimes to be taken to the water and ducked; -- called also a castigatory, a tumbrel, and a trebuchet; and often, but not so correctly, a ducking stool.

Culpabilities (pl. ) of Culpability

Cumulostratus (n.) A form of cloud. See Cloud.


Custodianship (n.) Office or duty of a custodian.

Customariness (n.) Quality of being customary.

Dulcification (n.) The act of dulcifying or sweetening.

Dunder-headed (a.) Thick-headed; stupid.

Duodecahedral (n.) Alt. of Duodecahedron

Duodecahedron (n.) See Dodecahedral, and Dodecahedron.

Eucharistical (a.) Giving thanks; expressing thankfulness; rejoicing.

Eucharistical (a.) Pertaining to the Lord's Supper.

Eudaemonistic (a.) Of or pertaining to eudemonism.

Eudiometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to a eudiometer; as, eudiometrical experiments or results.

Euphemistical (a.) Pertaining to euphemism; containing a euphemism; softened in expression.

Eurhipidurous (a.) Having a fanlike tail; belonging to the Eurhipidurae, a division of Aves which includes all living birds.

Eurypteroidea (n. pl.) An extinct order of Merostomata, of which the genus Eurypterus is the type. They are found only in Paleozoic rocks.

Fugaciousness (n.) Fugacity.

Full-bottomed (a.) Full and large at the bottom, as wigs worn by certain civil officers in Great Britain.

Full-bottomed (a.) Of great capacity below the water

Funambulation (n.) Ropedancing.

Funambulatory (a.) Performing like a ropedancer.

Funambulatory (a.) Narrow, like the walk of a ropedancer.

Functionalize (v. t.) To assign to some function or office.

Functionaries (pl. ) of Functionary

Fundamentally (adv.) Primarily; originally; essentially; radically; at the foundation; in origin or constituents.

Gubernatorial (a.) Pertaining to a governor, or to government.

Guernsey lily () A South African plant (Nerine Sarniensis) with handsome lilylike flowers, naturalized on the island of Guernsey.


Hubble-bubble (n.) A tobacco pipe, so arranged that the smoke passes through water, making a bubbling noise, whence its name. In India, the bulb containing the water is often a cocoanut shell.

Huckle-backed (a.) Round-shoulded.

Hugger-mugger (n.) Privacy; secrecy. Commonly in the phrase in hugger-mugger, with haste and secrecy.

Hugger-mugger (a.) Secret; clandestine; sly.

Hugger-mugger (a.) Confused; disorderly; slovenly; mean; as, hugger-mugger doings.

Humorsomeness (n.) Quality of being humorsome.

Hundredweight (n.) A denomination of weight, containing 100, 112, or 120 pounds avoirdupois, according to differing laws or customs. By the legal standard of England it is 112 pounds. In most of the United States, both in practice and by law, it is 100 pounds avoirdupois, the corresponding ton of 2,000 pounds, sometimes called the short ton, being the legal ton.

Hunger-bitten (a.) Pinched or weakened by hunger.

Hunger-starve (v. t.) To starve with hunger; to famish.

Hutchunsonian (n.) A follower of John Hutchinson of Yorkshire, England, who believed that the Hebrew Scriptures contained a complete system of natural science and of theology.

Judas-colored (a.) Red; -- from a tradition that Judas Iscariot had red hair and beard.

Judiciousness (n.) The quality or state of being judicious; sagacity; sound judgment.

Jungermanniae (pl. ) of Jungermannia

Jurisprudence (a.) The science of juridical law; the knowledge of the laws, customs, and rights of men in a state or community, necessary for the due administration of justice.

Justification (n.) The act of justifying or the state of being justified; a showing or proving to be just or conformable to law, justice, right, or duty; defense; vindication; support; as, arguments in justification of the prisoner's conduct; his disobedience admits justification.

Justification (n.) The showing in court of a sufficient lawful reason why a party charged or accused did that for which he is called to answer.

Justification (n.) The act of justifying, or the state of being justified, in respect to God's requirements.

Justification (n.) Adjustment of type by spacing it so as to make it exactly fill a

Justificative (a.) Having power to justify; justificatory.

Justificatory (a.) Vindicatory; defensory; justificative.

Juxtapositing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Juxtaposit

Juxtaposition (v. i.) A placing or being placed in nearness or contiguity, or side by side; as, a juxtaposition of words.

Lubrification (n.) Alt. of Lubrifaction

Luster Lustre (n.) A period of five years; a lustrum.

Lusus naturae () Sport or freak of nature; a deformed or unnatural production.

Luteocobaltic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, certain compounds of cobalt having a yellow color. Cf. Cobaltic.

Muddy-mettled (a.) Dull-spirited.

Muhammadanism (n.) Mohammedanism.

Multicapsular (a.) Having many, or several, capsules.

Multicarinate (a.) Many-keeled.

Multicellular (a.) Consisting of, or having, many cells or more than one cell.

Multidigitate (a.) Having many fingers, or fingerlike processes.

Multigenerous (a.) Having many kinds.

Multiloquence (n.) Quality of being multiloquent; use of many words; talkativeness.

Multinominous (a.) Having many names or terms.

Multinucleate (a.) Alt. of Multinucleated

Multiplicable (a.) Capable of being multiplied; multipliable.

Multiplicator (n.) The number by which another number is multiplied; a multiplier.

Multiplicious (a.) Manifold.

Multipresence (n.) The state or power of being multipresent.

Multiramified (a.) Divided into many branches.

Multisyllable (n.) A word of many syllables; a polysyllable.

Multitudinary (a.) Multitudinous.

Multitudinous (a.) Consisting of a multitude; manifold in number or condition; as, multitudinous waves.

Multitudinous (a.) Of or pertaining to a multitude.

Multivalvular (a.) Having many valves.

Multivalvular (a.) Many-valved; having more than two valves; -- said of certain shells, as the chitons.

Mummification (n.) The act of making a mummy.

Munchausenism (n.) An extravagant fiction embodying an account of some marvelous exploit or adventure.

Mundification (n.) The act or operation of cleansing.

Mundificative (a.) Cleansing.

Mundificative (n.) A detergent medicine or preparation.

Muriatiferous (a.) Producing muriatic substances or salt.

Muscovy glass () Mica; muscovite. See Mica.

Musculospiral (a.) Of or pertaining to the muscles, and taking a spiral course; -- applied esp. to a large nerve of the arm.

Muzzle-loader (n.) A firearm which receives its charge through the muzzle, as distinguished from one which is loaded at the breech.

Nucleoplasmic (a.) Of or pertaining to nucleoplasm; -- esp. applied to a body formed in the developing ovum from the plasma of the nucleus of the germinal vesicle.

Nudibrachiate (a.) Having tentacles without vibratile cilia.

Nullification (n.) The act of nullifying; a rendering void and of no effect, or of no legal effect.

Numismatology (n.) The science which treats of coins and medals, in their relation to history; numismatics.

Ourang-outang (n.) See Orang-outang.

Outgeneralled () of Outgeneral

Outgeneraling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Outgeneral

Outrecuidance (n.) Excessive presumption.

Public-minded (a.) Public-spirited.

Pulmoniferous (a.) Having lungs; pulmonate.

Pulselessness (n.) The state of being pulseless.

Pulverization (n.) The action of reducing to dust or powder.

Purbeck stone () A limestone from the Isle of Purbeck in England.

Purrificatory (a.) Serving or tending to purify; purificative.

Puritanically (adv.) In a puritanical manner.

Purpuriparous (a.) Producing, or connected with, a purple-colored secretion; as, the purpuriparous gland of certain gastropods.

Purpurogenous (a.) Having the power to produce a purple color; as, the purpurogenous membrane, or choroidal epithelium, of the eye. See Visual purple, under Visual.

Pusillanimity (n.) The quality of being pusillanimous; weakness of spirit; coward

Pusillanimous (a.) Destitute of a manly or courageous strength and firmness of mind; of weak spirit; mean-spirited; spiritless; cowardly; -- said of persons, as, a pussillanimous prince.

Pusillanimous (a.) Evincing, or characterized by, weakness of mind, and want of courage; feeble; as, pusillanimous counsels.

Putrification (n.) Putrefaction.

Puzzle-headed (a.) Having the head full of confused notions.

Quadragesimal (a.) Belonging to Lent; used in Lent; Lenten.

Quadratojugal (a.) Of or pertaining to the quadrate and jugal bones.

Quadratojugal (a.) Of or pertaining to the quadratojugal bone.

Quadratojugal (n.) The quadratojugal bone.

Quadrennially (adv.) Once in four years.

Quadricipital (n.) Of or pertaining to the quadriceps.

Quadricornous (a.) Having four horns, or hornlike organs; as, a quadricornous beetle.

Quadricostate (a.) Having four ribs.

Quadridentate (a.) Having four teeth; as, a quadridentate leaf.

Quadrifarious (a.) Arranged in four rows or ranks; as, quadrifarious leaves.

Quadrifoliate (a.) Four-leaved; having the leaves in whorls of four.

Quadrigeminal (a.) Alt. of Quadrigeminous

Quadrilateral (a.) Having four sides, and consequently four angles; quadrangular.

Quadrilateral (n.) A plane figure having four sides, and consequently four angles; a quadrangular figure; any figure formed by four

Quadrilateral (n.) An area defended by four fortresses supporting each other; as, the Venetian quadrilateral, comprising Mantua, Peschiera, Verona, and Legnano.

Quadriliteral (a.) Consisting of four letters.

Quadrilocular (a.) Having four cells, or cavities; as, a quadrilocular heart.

Quadrinomical (a.) Quadrinomial.

Quadrinominal (a.) Quadrinomial.

Quadripartite (a.) Divided into four parts.

Quadripennate (a.) Having four wings; -- said of insects.

Quadrisection (n.) A subdivision into four parts.

Quadrisulcate (a.) Having four hoofs; as, a quadrisulcate foot; a quadrisulcate animal.

Quadrivalence (n.) The quality or state of being quadrivalent; tetravalence.

Quadruplicate (v. t.) To make fourfold; to double twice; to quadruple.

Quadruplicate (a.) Fourfold; doubled twice; four times repeated; as, a quadruplicate ratio, or a quadruplicate proportion.

Quadruplicate (a.) Raised to the fourth power.

Qualification (n.) The act of qualifying, or the condition of being qualified.

Qualification (n.) That which qualifies; any natural endowment, or any acquirement, which fits a person for a place, office, or employment, or which enables him to sustian any character with success; an enabling quality or circumstance; requisite capacity or possession.

Qualification (n.) The act of limiting, or the state of being limited; that which qualifies by limiting; modification; restriction; hence, abatement; diminution; as, to use words without any qualification.

Qualificative (n.) That which qualifies, modifies, or restricts; a qualifying term or statement.

Qualifiedness (n.) The state of being qualified.

Quantivalence (n.) Valence.

Quartermaster (n.) An officer whose duty is to provide quarters, provisions, storage, clothing, fuel, stationery, and transportation for a regiment or other body of troops, and superintend the supplies.

Quartermaster (n.) A petty officer who attends to the helm, binnacle, signals, and the like, under the direction of the master.

Quarter round () An ovolo.

Quarterstaves (pl. ) of Quarterstaff

Quartziferous (a.) Consisting chiefly of quartz; containing quartz.

Quater-cousin (n.) A cousin within the first four degrees of kindred.

Quatrefeuille (n.) Alt. of Quatrefoil

Quick-scented (a.) Acute of smell.

Quick-sighted (a.) Having quick sight or acute discernment; quick to see or to discern.

Quicksilvered (a.) Overlaid with quicksilver, or with an amalgam of quicksilver and tinfoil.

Quillaia bark () The bark of a rosaceous tree (Quillaja Saponaria), native of Chili. The bark is finely laminated, and very heavy with alka

Quincuncially (adv.) In the manner or order of a quincunx.

Quindecemvirs (pl. ) of Quindecemvir

Quindecemviri (pl. ) of Quindecemvir

Quinquagesima (a.) Fiftieth.

Quinquangular (a.) Having five angles or corners.

Quinqueangled (a.) Having five angles; quinquangular.

Quinquelobate (a.) Alt. of Quinquelobared

Quinquenerved (a.) Having five nerves; -- said of a leaf with five nearly equal nerves or ribs rising from the end of the petiole.

Quinquennalia (n. pl.) Public games celebrated every five years.

Quinquivalent (a.) Same as Pentavalent.

Quodlibetical (a.) Not restricted to a particular subject; discussed for curiosity or entertainment.

Ruberythrinic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid extracted from madder root. It is a yellow crystal

Rupert's drop () A kind of glass drop with a long tail, made by dropping melted glass into water. It is remarkable for bursting into fragments when the surface is scratched or the tail broken; -- so called from Prince Rupert, nephew of Charles I., by whom they were first brought to England. Called also Rupert's ball, and glass tear.

Russification (n.) The act or process of Russifying, or the state of being Russified.

Subastringent (a.) Somewhat astringent.

Subbrachiales (n. pl.) A division of soft-finned fishes in which the ventral fins are situated beneath the pectorial fins, or nearly so.

Subcarbureted (a.) United with, or containing, carbon in less than the normal proportion.

Subcompressed (a.) Not fully compressed; partially or somewhat compressed.

Subcontracted (a.) Contracted after a former contract.

Subcontracted (a.) Betrothed for the second time.

Subcontractor (n.) One who takes a portion of a contract, as for work, from the principal contractor.

Subcontraries (pl. ) of Subcontrary

Subdeaconship (n.) The order or office of subdeacon.

Subdepartment (n.) A subordinate department; a bureau. See the Note under Bureau.

Subderivative (n.) A word derived from a derivative, and not directly from the root; as, "friend

Subepiglottic (a.) Situated under the epiglottis.

Subepithelial (a.) Situated under the epithelium.

Subesophageal (a.) Situated beneath the esophagus.

Subgelatinous (a.) Imperfectly or partially gelatinous.

Subglumaceous (a.) Somewhat glumaceous.

Subincusation (n.) A slight charge or accusation.

Subindication (n.) The act of indicating by signs; a slight indication.

Subindividual (n.) A division of that which is individual.

Subingression (n.) Secret entrance.

Subintestinal (a.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the intestine.

Subinvolution (n.) Partial or incomplete involution; as, subinvolution of the uterus.

Sublieutenant (n.) An inferior or second lieutenant; in the British service, a commissioned officer of the lowest rank.

Subministrant (a.) Subordinate; subservient.

Subministrate (v. t.) To supply; to afford; to subminister.

Suborbiculate (a.) Almost orbiculate or orbicular.

Subordinating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Subordinate

Subordination (n.) The act of subordinating, placing in a lower order, or subjecting.

Subordination (n.) The quality or state of being subordinate or inferior to an other; inferiority of rank or dignity; subjection.

Subordination (n.) Place of inferior rank.

Subordinative (a.) Tending to subordinate; expressing subordination; used to introduce a subordinate sentence; as, a subordinative conjunction.

Subpeduncular (a.) Situated beneath the peduncle; as, the subpeduncular lobe of the cerebellum.

Subperiosteal (a.) Situated under the periosteum.

Subperitoneal (a.) Situated under the peritoneal membrane.

Subprehensile (a.) Somewhat prehensile; prehensile in an inferior degree.

Subquinquefid (a.) Almost quinquefid; nearly quinquefid.

Subreptitious (a.) Surreptitious.

Subserviently (adv.) In a subservient manner.

Subsphenoidal (a.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the body of the sphenoid bone.

Substanceless (a.) Having no substance; unsubstantial.

Substantially (adv.) In a substantial manner; in substance; essentially.

Substantiated (imp. & p. p.) of Substantiate

Substantively (adv.) In a substantive manner; in substance; essentially.

Substantively (adv.) As a substantive, name, or noun; as, an adjective may be used substantively.

Substantivize (v. t.) To convert into a substantive; as, to substantivize an adjective.

Subterraneous (a.) Being or lying under the surface of the earth; situated within the earth, or under ground; as, subterranean springs; a subterraneous passage.

Subtilization (n.) The act of making subtile.

Subtilization (n.) The operation of making so volatile as to rise in steam or vapor.

Subtilization (n.) Refinement; subtlety; extreme attenuation.

Subtreasuries (pl. ) of Subtreasury

Subtriangular (a.) Nearly, but not perfectly, triangular.

Subtriplicate (a.) Expressed by the cube root; -- said especially of ratios.

Suburbicarian (a.) Alt. of Suburbicary

Subventaneous (a.) Produced by the wind.

Subventionize (v. t.) To come to the aid of; to subsidize; to support.

Subventitious (a.) Helping; aiding; supporting.

Subversionary (a.) Promoting destruction.

Successionist (n.) A person who insists on the importance of a regular succession of events, offices, etc.; especially (Eccl.), one who insists that apostolic succession alone is valid.

Suffraganship (n.) The office of a suffragan.

Suffrutescent (a.) Slightly woody at the base.

Suffumigating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Suffumigate

Suffumigation (n.) The operation of suffumigating.

Sulpharsenate (n.) A salt of sulpharsenic acid.

Sulpharsenite (n.) A salt of sulpharsenious acid.

Sulphoarsenic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, sulphur and arsenic; -- said of an acid which is the same as arsenic acid with the substitution of sulphur for oxygen.

Sulphocyanate (n.) A salt of sulphocyanic acid; -- also called thiocyanate, and formerly inaccurately sulphocyanide.

Sulphocyanide (n.) See Sulphocyanate.

Sulphostannic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a sulphacid of tin (more exactly called metasulphostannic acid), which is obtained as a dark brown amorphous substance, H/SnS/, forming a well-known series of salts.

Summer-fallow (v. t.) To plow and work in summer, in order to prepare for wheat or other crop; to plow and let lie fallow.

Superabundant (a.) Abounding to excess; being more than is sufficient; redundant; as, superabundant zeal.

Superaddition (n.) The act of adding something in excess or something extraneous; also, something which is added in excess or extraneously.

Superannuated (imp. & p. p.) of Superannuate

Supercharging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Supercharge

Superchemical (a.) Above or beyond chemistry; inexplicable by chemical laws.

Supercrescent (a.) Growing on some other growing thing.

Superdominant (n.) The sixth tone of the scale; that next above the dominant; -- called also submediant.

Supereminence (n.) Alt. of Supereminency

Supereminency (n.) The quality or state of being supereminent; distinguished eminence; as, the supereminence of Cicero as an orator, or Lord Chatham as a statesman.

Supererogated (imp. & p. p.) of Supererogate

Superexalting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Superexalt

Superfetation (n.) The formation of a fetus at the result of an impregnation occurring after another impregnation but before the birth of the offspring produced by it. This is possible only when there is a double uterus, or where menstruation persists up to the time of the second impregnation.

Superfineness (n.) The state of being superfine.

Superfluitant (a.) Floating above or on the surface.

Superfluities (pl. ) of Superfluity

Superimposing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Superimpose

Superinducing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Superinduce

Superintended (imp. & p. p.) of Superintend

Superintender (n.) A superintendent.

Supermaterial (a.) Being above, or superior to, matter.

Supernatation (n.) The act of floating on the surface of a fluid.

Supernumerary (a.) Exceeding the number stated or prescribed; as, a supernumerary officer in a regiment.

Supernumerary (a.) Exceeding a necessary, usual, or required number or quality; superfluous; as, supernumerary addresses; supernumerary expense.

Supernumerary (n.) A person or thing beyond the number stated.

Supernumerary (n.) A person or thing beyond what is necessary or usual; especially, a person employed not for regular service, but only to fill the place of another in case of need; specifically, in theaters, a person who is not a regular actor, but is employed to appear in a stage spectacle.

Superpartient (a.) Of or pertaining to a ratio when the excess of the greater term over the less is more than a unit, as that of 3 to 5, or 7 to 10.

Superphysical (a.) Above or beyond physics; not explainable by physical laws.

Superposition (n.) The act of superposing, or the state of being superposed; as, the superposition of rocks; the superposition of one plane figure on another, in geometry.

Supersaliency (n.) The act of leaping on anything.

Supersaturate (v. t.) To add to beyond saturation; as, to supersaturate a solution.

Superscribing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Superscribe

Superseminate (v. t.) To sow, as seed, over something previously sown.

Supersensible (a.) Beyond the reach of the senses; above the natural powers of perception.

Supersensuous (a.) Supersensible.

Supersensuous (a.) Excessively sensuous.

Superstitious (a.) Of or pertaining to superstition; proceeding from, or manifesting, superstition; as, superstitious rites; superstitious observances.

Superstitious (a.) Evincing superstition; overscrupulous and rigid in religious observances; addicted to superstition; full of idle fancies and scruples in regard to religion.

Superstitious (a.) Overexact; scrupulous beyond need.

Superstructor (n.) One who builds a superstructure.

Supersulphate (n.) An acid sulphate.

Supertemporal (n.) That which is more than temporal; that which is eternal.

Supertragical (a.) Tragical to excess.

Suppeditation (n.) Supply; aid afforded.

Supplantation (n.) The act of supplanting or displacing.

Supplementing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Supplement

Supplementary (a.) Added to supply what is wanted; additional; being, or serving as, a supplement; as, a supplemental law; a supplementary sheet or volume.

Suppositional (a.) Resting on supposition; hypothetical; conjectural; supposed.

Suppositories (pl. ) of Suppository

Supra-angular (a.) See Surangular.

Supraclavicle (n.) A bone which usually connects the clavicle with the post-temporal in the pectorial arch of fishes.

Supracondylar (a.) Alt. of Supracondyloid

Supra-ethmoid (a.) Above, or on the dorsal side of, the ethmoid bone or cartilage.

Supramaxillae (pl. ) of Supramaxilla

Supratemporal (a.) Situated above the temporal bone or temporal fossa.

Supratemporal (n.) A supratemporal bone.

Surchargement (n.) The act of surcharging; also, surcharge, surplus.

Surfeit-water (n.) Water for the cure of surfeits.

Surreptitious (a.) Done or made by stealth, or without proper authority; made or introduced fraudulently; clandestine; stealthy; as, a surreptitious passage in an old manuscript; a surreptitious removal of goods.

Surrogateship (n.) The office of a surrogate.

Suscitability (n.) Capability of being suscitated; excitability.

Sustentacular (a.) Supporting; sustaining; as, a sustentacular tissue.

Tubulidentate (a.) Having teeth traversed by canals; -- said of certain edentates.

Turioniferous (a.) Producing shoots, as asparagus.

Turtle-footed (a.) Slow-footed.

Vulcanization (n.) The act or process of imparting to caoutchouc, gutta-percha, or the like, greater elasticity, durability, or hardness by heating with sulphur under pressure.

Vulgarization (n.) The act or process of making vulgar, or common.

Vulnerability (n.) The quality or state of being vulnerable; vulnerableness.

Vulvo-uterine (a.) Pertaining both to the vulva and the uterus.

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