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Conjecture
n. inference base on incomplete evidence; guesswork
Claudia could nto solve the math problem, so she made a conjecture based upon her incomlete notes.
Abject
adj. the most miserable kind; wretched
Jill's paretns grounded her because she was hanging out with an abject crowd.
Deject
adj. depressed; disheartened
Scott was acting dejected because the person he asked to the dance turned him down.
Trajectory
n. the path of a moving body
Based upon one second of motion, our physics class had to determine the entire trajectory of the ball.
Projectile
n. a fired, thrown, or otherwise projected object having no capcacity for self-propulism.
Chris was grounded because he fired a stone projectile through his neighbor's window.
Fluctuate
v. to vary irregularly
The amount of sleep Jessica gets fluctuates from night to night depending on her homework.
Fluent
adj. effortless; flowing; polished
By the time Sandra got to Spanish 5, she could speak the language fluently.
Affluent
adj. rich; opulent
The poor boy from the back roads of West Virginia felt out of place in the middle of the affluent Howard County.
Mellifluous
adj. flowing with honey or sweetness; smooth
The mellifluous singing of the madrigals imperssed everyone.
Superfluous
adj. beyond what is required; extra
Scooter received a B on his paper because it containted too much superfluous information.
Flue
n. a pipe, tube, or channel for conveying hot air gas, or steam.
Internal smoke could restulf from burning wood in a fire place with a closed flue.
Fluidity
n. the state of smooth and flowing movement
The fluidity of her dance moves captivated the ballerina's audiance.