(Sty"ryl) n. [Styrax + - yl.] (Chem.) A hypothetical radical found in certain derivatives of styrolene
and cinnamic acid; called also cinnyl, or cinnamyl.
(Stythe) n. (Mining) Choke damp.
(Styth"y) n. & v. See Stithy.
(||Styx) n. [L., fr. Gr. .] (Class. Myth.) The principal river of the lower world, which had to be
crossed in passing to the regions of the dead.
(Su`a*bil"i*ty) n. (Law) Liability to be sued; the state of being subjected by law to civil process.
(Su"a*ble) a. (Law) Capable of being sued; subject by law to be called to answer in court. Story.
(Suade) v. t. [L. suadere.] To persuade. [Obs.]
(Suad"i*ble) a. [L. suadibilis.] Suasible. [Obs.] Wyclif (James iii. 17).
(Suage) v. t. To assuage. [Obs.] Dryden.
(Su"ant) a. [Cf. Sue to pursue.] Spread equally over the surface; uniform; even. [Written also
suent.] [Local, U.S. & Prov. Eng.] Su"ant*ly, adv. [Local, U.S. & Prov. Eng.]
(Sua"si*ble) a. [L. suadere, suasum, to persuade.] Capable of being persuaded; easily persuaded.
(Sua"sion) n. [L. suasio, fr. suadere, suasum, to advise, persuade, fr. suadus persuading,
persuasive; akin to suavis sweet: cf. OF. suasion. See Suave, and cf. Dissuade, Persuade.] The act
of persuading; persuasion; as, moral suasion.
(Sua"sive) a. Having power to persuade; persuasive; suasory. South. "Genial and suasive
satire." Earle. Sua"sive*ly, adv.
(Sua"so*ry) a. [L. suasorius: cf. F. suasoire.] Tending to persuade; suasive.
(Suave) a. [L. suavis sweet, pleasant: cf. F. suave. See Sweet, and cf. Suasion.] Sweet; pleasant; delightful; gracious
or agreeable in manner; bland. Suave"ly, adv.
(Suav"i*fy) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suavified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Suavifying ] [Suave + -fy.] To
make affable or suave.
(Sua*vil"o*quent) a. [L. suaviloquens; suavis sweet + loquens, p. pr. of loqui to speak.]
Sweetly speaking; using agreeable speech. [R.]
(Sua*vil"o*quy) n. [L. suaviloquium.] Sweetness of speech. [R.]
(Suav"i*ty) n. [L. suavitas: cf. F. suavité.]
1. Sweetness to the taste. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.
2. The quality of being sweet or pleasing to the mind; agreeableness; softness; pleasantness; gentleness; urbanity; as,
suavity of manners; suavity of language, conversation, or address. Glanvill.
(Sub-) [L. sub under, below; akin to Gr. Skr. upa to, on, under, over. Cf. Hypo-, Super- .]
1. A prefix signifying under, below, beneath, and hence often, in an inferior position or degree, in
an imperfect or partial state, as in subscribe, substruct, subserve, subject, subordinate, subacid,
subastringent, subgranular, suborn. Sub- in Latin compounds often becomes sum- before m, sur