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  1. List 8 Quiz on Thursday, November 7

  2. Ambiguous • adjective • open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations; equivocal: an ambiguous answer. • Synonyms – equivocal, cryptic • Antonym - explicit

  3. Bane • noun • a person or thing that ruins or spoils: Gambling was the bane of his existence. • Synonyms – destruction, poison • Antonym - benefit

  4. Calamity • noun, plural calamities • a great misfortune or disaster, as a flood or serious injury. • Synonyms – catastrophe, misfortune • Antonym - advantage

  5. Defamatory • Adjective • false or unjustified injury of the good reputation of another, as by slander • Synonyms – derogatory, insulting • Antonym – complimentary

  6. Effervescent • adjective • effervescing; bubbling, vivacious; lively; sparkling. • Synonyms – airy, frothy • Antonym - flat

  7. Furtive • adjective • taken, done, used, etc., surreptitiously or by stealth; secret: a furtive glance. • Synonyms – sly, sneaky • Antonym - honest

  8. Grandiloquence • noun • speech that is lofty in tone, often to the point of being pompous or bombastic. • Synonyms – boastful, rant • Antonym - humble

  9. Hypothetical • adjective • assumed by hypothesis; supposed: a hypothetical case, pertaining to, involving, or characterized by hypothesis: hypothetical reasoning. • Synonyms – debatable, imaginary • Antonym - certain

  10. Inarticulate • adjective • lacking the ability to express oneself, especially in clear and effective speech: an inarticulate public speaker. • Synonyms – incoherent, blurred • Antonym - communicative

  11. Juxtaposition • noun • an act or instance of placing close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast. • Synonyms – contact, nearness • Antonym - distance

  12. Kinesthetic • noun • the sensation of movement or strain in muscles, tendons, and joints; muscle sense. • Synonyms – bodily, physical • Antonym - cerebral

  13. Liability • noun, plural liabilities • moneys owed; debts or pecuniary obligations (opposed to assets ). • Synonyms – accountability, burden • Antonym - asset