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20 terms

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