- SPECKLE (ADJECTIVE): dotted
Synonyms: flecked, mottled
Antonyms: plain, simple
Sentence: The valley was speckled with flowers.
- BEFOUL (VERB): contaminate
Synonyms: dirty, malign
Antonyms: cleanse, purify
Sentence: The kids befouled their hands by playing in the garden.
- FLURRY (NOUN): commotion
Synonyms: turmoil, outbreak
Antonyms: calm, peace
Sentence: During weekends the street markets are in a state of flurry.
- QUANDARY (NOUN): Delicate situation
Synonyms: difficulty, dilemma
Antonyms: advantage, boon
Sentence: I found myself in a quandary.
- QUIETUDE (NOUN): Calm
Synonyms: dispassion, peace
Antonyms: agitation, clamor
Sentence: Ayesha lived here in quietude.
- PROCLIVITY (NOUN): Inclination
Synonyms: penchant, predilection
Antonyms: antipathy, dislike
Sentence: The new book concludes in a way that hardly matches my own social proclivity.
- QUISLING (NOUN): Traitor
Synonyms: betrayer, collaborator
Antonyms: loyalist, patriot
Sentence: He was proved to be a quisling.
- PLEBIAN (ADJECTIVE): Native
Synonyms: local, indigenous
Antonyms: uncommon, different
Sentence: He is a plebian author.
- OPULENCE (NOUN): Wealth
Synonyms: abundance, affluence
Antonyms: dearth, deficiency
Sentence: Her opulence made her have many friends.
- OBVIATE (VERB): Counteract
Synonyms: preclude, forestall
Antonyms: assist, support
Sentence: Climatic conditions obviate the necessity of rain.