Glossary of Terms: Becoming Minnesotan

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Definition
submissive

Adjective:  Meekly obedient or passive.

subsequently

Adverb:  Following, afterwards in either time or place.

subsidiary

Noun: A company owned by the parent company or holding company.

substantiate

Verb:  To verify something by supplying evidence.  (substantiates, substantiating, substantiated)

substitution

Noun:  A replacement for something else.

subtle

Adjective:  Slow; not obvious, barely visible.

subversion

Noun: A systematic attempt to overthrow or undermine a government by working from within.

subversive

Adjective: Intending to overturn or undermine a government or authority.

sustain

Verb:  To maintain; to keep going.  (sustains, sustaining, sustained)

swollen

Adjective:  Puffy; inflamed; bloated.

symbol

Noun:  A character or glyph representing an idea, concept or object.

symbolize

Verb:  To represent; to serve as a sign of.  (symbolizes, symbolizing, symbolized)

sympathizer

Noun: Someone who supports something or wishes it well.

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