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Auxiliary
adj. Giving assistance or support
What Oxes do
Candid
adj. Frank, sincere
Cubicle
n. A small room or compartment
Drudgery
n. Work that is hard and tiresome
Envoy
n. a representative or messenger
escalate
v. to elevate; to increase in intensity
expedient
n. a means to an end
feign
v. to pretend
flair
an. natural quality; talent; skill
Grievous
ad. Causing sorrow or pain
Heterogeneous
adj. Diverse
Horde
n. a vast number
Impel
v. to drive forward
Incredulous
adj. skeptical
Inscribe
v. to write or engrave
monologue
n. a speech made by one actor
prognosis
n. a forecast of the probable course and outcome of a disease or situation
rasping
adj. with a harsh, grating sound
repugnant
adj. offensive, disareeable
scuttle
v. to sink a ship by cutting holes in it; to get rid of something in a decisive way
Adept
adj. thoroughly skilled
aspire
v. to have ambitious hopes of plans
bleak
adj. bare, dreary, dismal
chide
v. to blame, scold
despicable
adj. worthy of scorn
diminutive
adj. small
emancipate
v. to free from slavery
erroneous
adj. incorrect, containing mistakes
exploit
v. to make use of
extemporaneous
adj. made or delivered on the spur of the moment
Impair
v. to make imperfect
invincible
adj. not able to be defeated
languid
adj. without energy
mire
n. mud
obtrusive
adj. forward
preamble
n. an introduction to a speech
render
v. to cause to become
rugged
adj. rough, irregular
skeptical
adj. incline to doubt
slipshod
adj. untidy in dress
appreciable
adj. sufficient to be noticed
autocratic
adj. absolute power in a democracy
blanch
v. to remove the color from, make pale
blasphemy
n. an act, utterance, or writing for something sacred
brawny
adj. strong, muscular
concerted
adj. planned or performed in cooperation with others
contend
v. to fight, struggle
humane
adj. kind, merciful
illustrious
adj. very famous
intolerable
adj. unbearable
irreverent
adj. disrespectful
laborious
adj. not easy, requiring hard work.
lithe
ad. bending easily
maltreat
v. to abuse
ponder
v. to consider carefully
subversive
adj. intended to undermine or overthrow
synthetic
adj. made or put together by people
temperate
adj. mild, moderate
venomous
adj. poisonous
wily
adj. sly, shrewd
Ad infinitum
adj. endlessly
apportion
v. to divide
bona fide
adj. genuine, sincere
bouyant
adj. able to float easily; cheerful, hopeful
clique
n. a small, exculsive group of friends
concede
v. to admit as true
congenial
adj. getting on well with others
lofty
adj. very high, noble
migration
n. a movement from one region to another
percieve
v. to be aware of through the senses
perverse
adj. incline to go against what is expected
prelude
n. an introduction
rancid
adj. stale, spoiled
rustic
adj. country-like; simple, plain
sever
v. to seperate
sordid
adj. wretchedly poor
untenable
adj. impossible to maintain
versatile
adj. able to do many things well
vindicate
v. to clear from hint or charge of wrongdoing
wane
v. to lose size, strength, or power.
annex
v. to add to
cleave
v. to cut or split open
cordial
adj. in a friendly manner
cornerstone
n. the starting point of a building
debacle
n. an overwhelming defeat
devitalize
v. to make weak or lifeless
embroil
v. to involve in a conflict or difficulty
exonerate
v. to clear from a charge or accusation
glib
adj. ready and fluent in speech; thoughtless
haphazard
adj. by chance, not planned
improvise
v. to compose or perform without preparation
incite
v. to rouse, stir up
influx
n. a coming in, inflow
pallor
adj. an extreme paleness
pedigree
a list of ancestors
precipitous
adj. very steep
profuse
adj. very abundant
reconcile
v. to restore to friendship
shackle
v. to put into chains
threadbare
adj. shabby worn
abase
v. to lower in esteem
actuate
v. to move to action
avert
v. to turn aside
boorish
adj. rude; clumsy
brunt
n. the main impact
combatant
n. a fighter
dormant
adj. inactive; sleeping
dubious
adj. causing uncertainty or suspicion
harangue
v. to deliver a loud, ranting speech
harry
v. to make a destructive raid on
impenitent
adj. not feeling remorse or sorrow for errors or offenses
knave
n. a tricky, deceitful fellow
legion
n. a large military force
liberality
n. genorosity
plaintiff
n. one who begins a lawsuit
probe
v. to examine, investigate thoroughly
protract
v. to draw out or lengthen in space or time
quarry
n. a place from which stone is taken
spurn
v. to refuse from scorn
subterfuge
n. an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something