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Directions: Add your word and entry into our wikispace; illustrate using a picture originally drawn and scanned or drawn as a computer graphic using Paint or other graphics program; be sure to include the word and its definition on your graphic.

Conflagration (n)-inferno, fire.
During the summer, when the weather is hot and dry, brushland in the Western United States is often beset by conflagrations.

Decree (n)-proclamation, ruling, declaration; an official statement that something must happen.
The king issued a decree stating that his birthday would be a holiday.

Devoid (adj)-lacking, deficient, without. Antonym: plentiful (adj).
Amish homes are devoid of appliances because their faith forbids the use of electricity.
Exhilarating (adj)-thrilling, elating. Antonym: boring (adj).
Sky diving is exhilarating.
Fluctuation (n)-flux, variation; a state of varying irregularly; rise and fall. Antonym: stability (n).
Fluctuations in the temperature have made it hard to get to the beach this summer; one day it's hot, the next day it's frigid.
Follicle (n)-small hole present in skin; the best known are those though which hair grows, "hair follicles."
He went bald, so he bought aformula that claims to revitalize your hair follicles.
Frigid (adj)-freezing, cold. Antonym: hot (adj).
To avoid New York's frigid winters, she resides in Florida during January and February.
Frustrating (v)-exasperating, vexing, annoying. Antonym: soothing (v).
It's frustrating to find a long line at the cafeteria when I'm hungry.
Fusion (n)-synthesis; the blending or joining together as a whole.
Antonym: separation (n).
The mad scientist's fusion of an elephant with a kangaroo created a "kangaphant."
Ignite (v)-l. light, kindle. Antonym: extinguish (v).
She used a lighter to ignite the firewood.

Omar A. (25pts.) ML
Ignite (v)-2. to initiate an angry or controversial situation. Antonym: pacify (v).
Tensions were ignited when the protesters' petition was rejected by the city.
The mother's temper was ignited when she came home and saw the cat sitting at the dining table and ruining the groceries.

Keanna B. (25 pts.) ML
Illusion (n)-delusion, chimera; false notion; figment of one's imagina­tion. Antonym: reality (n).
To create the illusion of being sawed in half, the magician's assistant curls up in one of the boxes before the magician separates them.
The artists made an illusion by putting the hands in complicated ways, to make it look as if it was someones actual face.
Nicholas B. (25pts.) ML
Indefatigable (adj)-unrelenting, tireless, determined; never willing to admit defeat.
She is an indefatigable supporter of education reform and tirelessly lobbies the government.
The little dog showed indefatigable determination by not giving up.

Lincoln D. (25pts.) ML
Indisputable (adj)-unquestionable, certain. Antonym: disputable (adj).
The claim that the bearded man was funny looking was indisputable, there was no arguing it.

Tony D. (25pts.) ML
Invigorating (adj)-revitalizing, energizing. Antonym: draining (adj).
He was refreshed after he went for an invigorating run in the park.

After drinking Amp Energy Drink, the auto-repair man felt invigorated and was able to power a small car, through some hard-core dancing!

Abaca D. (25pts.) ML
Marquee (n)-canopy above an entrance; a shelter above a theater entrance.
At the movie theater there was a marquee telling what movie was playing that night.
In preparation for their concert Louder Now, Taking Back Sunday ordered to have a giant marquee above them while they played on stage. (Yeah they did, that's right.) :D

Mirza D. (25pts.) ML
Monotony (n)-repetitiveness, sameness. Antonym: variety (n).
Sometimes the monotony of long drives makes me tired.
Sometimes the monotomy of a long bus ride home makes me tired. X

Hailey E. (25pts.) ML
Perpetuate (v)-preserve, continue, maintain; make something last. Ant­onym: terminate (v).
Human kind has perpetually evolved over the years.
Evolution baby!!!

Ahmad F. MileyxCyruz luvr 4 lyfe (Hi mom! I'm on the internet!) (25pts.) ML
Perusing (v)-scrutinizing, examining; to read with care. Antonym: skim (v).
Some of you might want to start perusing some information about this dude. Why? This dude's hair is awesome, and brings the sick mosh.
This guy (who totally isn't me-NO SERIOUSLY) should spend less time posting "hawt" pictures for Myspace (in a bathroom no less) and more time perusing information on some decent hair products.

Jonathan F.
Profusion (n)-overabundance, excess, surplus, many; large amount.
Antonym: dearth (n).
International copyright laws are being revised to stem the profusion of counterfeit goods.

King Xyon Hurst the Magnificent (25pts.) ML
Propagate (v)-reproduce, spread. Antonym: confine (v).
Scientists working with endangered giant pandas are encouraging them to breed in order to propagate the species.
That dude in the middle (the pope...?) is like, propagating faith in all the people and places around him...yeah.

Eric J. (Write a sentence that fits the graphic.) ML
Proximity (n)-nearness, closeness in relation, immediacy. Antonym: distance (n).
We can walk to the movie theater instead of driving there because of its close proximity to the house.
Bryeon J. (25pts.) ML
Pursuing (v)-following, chasing; to go after something.
He's pursuing a career in acting so of course he moved to Hollywood.
The lion pursues the zebra for hours, following it to kill it; she should have gotten herself a set of wheels, too.
The lion pursues the zebra for hours, following it to kill it; she should have gotten herself a set of wheels, too.

Perris J. (25pts.) ML
Raze (v)-level, bum, devastate, destroy; tear down. Antonym: build (v).
The conflagration razed the town.
The house was razed by hurricane Katrina.

Kimi L. (25 pts.) ML
Rectify (v)-repair, fix; to correct or resolve a problem.
The power plant's staff met to determine how they would rectify the blackout.

Beyonce tried to rectify her mistake by acting like nothing happened when it was obvious that she fell flat on her face.

Jessica L. (25pts.) ML
Remedy (n)-cure, medicine.
The best remedy for a broken heart is to find solace in your friends.
Many people use HeadOn as a remedy for thier headache.

Arthur M. (25pts.) ML
Saturate (v)-soak, drench. Antonym: dry (v).
Coming in from a long jog, her uniform. was saturated with sweat.
This man became saturated after his long run.

Mariah M. (25pts.) ML
Seclusion (n)-isolation, privacy, solitude. Antonym: company (n).
The actress went into seclusion to avoid the press.
The man went into seclusion because he forgot to make coffee for his boss.

Brittney M.
Sedentary (adj)-inactive. Antonym: active (adj).
His doctor told him to modify his sedentary lifestyle by getting off of the couch and joining a gym.

The dog was sedentary when he came home from taking a walk with his owner.

Jordon M(Jesus) Is AMAZING!! (25 pts.) ML
Stimulating (adj)-inspiring; thought provoking. Antonym: dull (adj).
The death of the young man was stimulating to all of his fans, making them think about how to live life to it's fullest.
The death of John Beatz was stimulating to all his fans, making them think about the life they're leading

Tyerra P. (25pts.) ML
Tundra (n)-rolling, treeless plain in the North American arctic and Siberia.
My parents went to Alaska to watch caribou roaming the tundra.
Ashley R. (25 pts.) ML
Ungainly (adj)-awkward, clumsy, ungraceful. Antonym: graceful (adj).
Penguins walk in an ungainly manner on land; however, they swim gracefully through the water.
Kayla R. (25pts.) ML
Uniformity (n)-standardization, regularity, consistency. Antonym: irregu­larity (n).
Restaurant chains strive to maintain the uniformity of their food at all of their locations.

Everything in this restaurant has uniformity
Everything in this restaurant has uniformity

Kazir S.
Union (n)-combination, amalgamation, merger. Antonym: separation (n).
At my aunt's wedding the justice of the peace asked, "Is there anyone who objects to this union?"
Cayla T. (25pts.) ML
Vacillate (v)-waver, fluctuate. Antonym: decide (v).
They couldn't make up their minds and vacillated between getting a cat or a dog.
They couldn't make up their minds and vacillated between getting a cat or a dog
They couldn't make up their minds and vacillated between getting a cat or a dog

Duyen T. (25pts.) ML
Wavering (v)-hesitating, faltering; inability to decide or focus. Ant­onym: deciding (v).
The mayor rebuked wavering council members for their hesitancy to support his position.
The man wavered in his decision because there were too many shoes to pick from.