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20 terms

Vocab. Level D Unit 9

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Auxiliary
giving assistance or support; a helper, aid
Candid
frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
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; advantageous, useful
Feign
to pretend
Flair
a natural talent
Grievous
causing sorrow or pain; serious
Heterogeneous
composed of different kinds, diverse
Horde
a vast number (as of people); a throng
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; a long talk by one person
Prognosis
a forecast of the probably course and outcome of a disease or situation
Rasping
with a harsh, grating sound; a harsh sound
Repugnant
offensive, disagreeable, distasteful
Scuttle
to sink a ship by cutting holes in it; to get rid of something in a decisive way; to run hastily, scurry; a pail