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MPCS 9 English Vocab Unit 9

Same as usual, all of them are from the book. MPCS 9 English students.
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auxiliary
(adj.) giving assistance or support; (n.) a helper, aid
candid
(adj.) frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
cubicle
(n.) a small room or compartment
drudgery
(n.) work that is hard and tiresome
envoy
(n.) a representative or messenger (as of a government)
escalate
(v.) to elevate; to increase in intensity
expedient
(n.) a means to an end; (adj.) advantageous, useful
feign
(v.) to pretend
flair
(n.) a natural quality, talent, or skill; a distinctive feature
grievous
(adj.) causing sorrow or pain; serious
heterogeneous
(adj.) composed of different kinds, diverse
horde
(n.) a vast number (as of people); a throng
impel
(v.) to force, drive forward
incredulous
(adj.) disbelieving, skeptical
inscribe
(v.) to write or engrave; to enter a name on a list
monologue
(n.) a speech by 1 actor; a long talk by 1 person
prognosis
(n.) a forecast of the probable course and action fo a disease or situation
rasping
(adj.) with a harsh, grating sound; (n.) a harsh sound
repugnant
(adj.) offensive, desagreeable, distasteful
scuttle
(v.) to sink a ship by cutting holes in it; to get ried of simething in a decisive way; to run hastily, scurry; (n.) a pail