vocabulary 7.9

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auxiliary

giving assistance or support

candid

frank, sincere

cubicle

a small room or compartment

drudgery

work that is hard and tiresome

envoy

a representative or messenger (as of a government)

escalate

to elevate; to increase in intensity

expedient

a means to an end

feign

to pretend

flair

a natural quality, talent, or skill

grievous

causing sorrow or pain

heterogeneous

composed of different kinds, diverse

horde

a vast number of (as of people)

impel

to force, drive forward

incredulous

disbelieving, skeptical

inscribe

to write or engrave; to enter a name on a list

monologue

a speech by one actor

prognosis

a forecast of the probable cause and outcome of a disease or situation

rasping

with a harsh, grating sound

repugnant

offensive, disagreeable, distasteful

scuttle

to sink a ship by cutting holes into it; to run hastily, scurry

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