Definition: able to be interpreted in more than one way; not clear Part of Speech: adjective Link: a guy named Gus Derivatives: ambiguously, ambiguousness Sentence: This picture by a guy named Gus, is ambiguous because it spells “liar” twice, and there are two faces. Definition: a person opposed to established ideas or beliefs, especially in politics or religion Part of Speech: noun Link: he’s against Derivatives: dissidents Sentence: He is a dissident because he’s against military recruiters on campus. Definition: to decorate; beautify by adding details Part of Speech: verb Derivatives: embellished, embellishment Link: relish Sentence: I like to embellish my hot dog with relish. Definition: to spend or waste a little at a time Part of Speech: verb Derivatives: fritters, fritterer Link: sitter Sentence: It is easy to fritter away our time as a sitter in front of the TV. Definition: unintentional; accidental Part of Speech: adjective Derivatives: inadvertently, inadvertence, inadvertency Link: accident Sentence: His inadvertent turn onto the one-way street going the opposite direction led to a horrible accident. Definition: without sense or meaning; foolish Part of Speech: adjective Derivatives: inanely, inaneness Link: insane Sentence: I thought Bob was insane when he made this inane face just because I said I was going to the store. Definition: to place close together, especially in order to compare or contrast Part of Speech: verb Link: clothes Derivatives: juxtaposed, juxtaposing, juxtaposes Sentence: They are wearing the same clothes as they stand juxtaposed. Definition: a great lack of energy; inactivity due to laziness Part of Speech: noun Link: no energy Derivatives: lethargic, lethargically Sentence: The kitten demonstrates lethargy because it has no energy. Definition: happening now and then; occasional Part of Speech: adjective Derivatives: sporadically Link: I’ve had it Sentence: I’ve had it with the sporadic rain! Definition: to support financially; provide a grant or contribution Part of Speech: verb Derivatives: subsidizes, subsidizer, subsidized Link: Is it wise? Sentence: Is it wise to subsidize the new restaurant when it will probably go out of business in a year?