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(adj.)giving assistance or support;
(n.)a helper; aid
auxiliary
(adj.)frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
candid
(n.)a small room or compartment
cubicle
(n.)work that is hard and tiresome
drudgery
(n.)a representative or messenger (as of a government)
envoy
(v.)to elevate; to increase in intensity
escalate
(n.)a means to an end;
(adj.)advantageous, useful
expedient
(v.)to pretend
feign
(n.)a natural quality, talent, or skill; a distinctive style
flair
(adj.)causing sorrow or pain; serious
grievous
(adj.)composed of different kinds, diverse
heterogeneous
(n.)a vast number (as of people); a throng
horde
(v.)to force, drive forward
impel
(adj.)disbelieving, skeptical
incredulous
(v.)to write or engrave; to enter a name on a list
inscribe
(n.)a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
monologue
(n.)a forecast of the probable course and outcome of a disease or situation
prognosis
(adj.)with a harsh, grating sound;
(n.)a harsh sound
rasping
(adj.)offensive, disagreeable, distasteful
repugnant
(v.)to sink a ship by cutting holes in it; to get rid of something in a decisive way; to run hastily, scurry
(n.)a pail
scuttle
SYNONYMS:
(adj.)additional, back-up;
(n.)reserve, accessory
auxiliary
SYNONYMS:
forthright, plainspoken, unbiased
candid
SYNONYMS:
enclosure, hole-in-the-wall
cubicle
SYNONYMS:
toil, labor, grind
drudgery
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agent, ambassador, emissary, minister
envoy
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climb, raise, ascend, mount
escalate
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(n.)contrivance, device;
(adj.)serviceable
expedient
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fake, sham, affect, simulate
feign
SYNONYMS:
aptitude, bent, knack, gift, style, panache
flair
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painful, heartrending, onerous, flagrant
grievous
SYNONYMS:
miscellaneous, mixed, variegated
heterogeneous
SYNONYMS:
crowd, mass, multitude, host, swarm
horde
SYNONYMS:
urge, push, spur, propel, incite
impel
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dubious, mistrustful, doubting
incredulous
SYNONYMS:
imprint, enroll, enlist
inscribe
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soliloquy, recitation
monologue
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prediction, projection
prognosis
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(adj.)scratchy, scraping, abrasive, gravelly
rasping
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hateful, odious, revolting, repulsive
repugnant
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(v.)abandon, discard, scrap, ditch, dump
scuttle
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(adj.)main, primary, principal
auxiliary
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insincere, evasive, misleading, artful
candid
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vast hall, auditorium
cubicle
ANTONYMS:
play, frolic, amusement, recreation, fun
drudgery
ANTONYMS:
decrease, lessen, descend, defuse
escalate
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(adj.)inconvenient, untimely, disadvantageous
expedient
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inability, incapacity
flair
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joyful, uplifting, cheery, upbeat, comforting
grievous
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uniform, homogeneous, of a piece
heterogeneous
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few, handful
horde
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discourage, check, restrain, curb
impel
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believing, trustful, gullible
incredulous
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erase, rub out, delete, efface, obliterate
inscribe
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dialogue, conversation, colloquy
monologue
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(adj.)sonorous, smooth, satiny, silky, mellow
rasping
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pleasing, attractive, tempting, wholesome
repugnant
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(v.)keep afloat, salvage, rescue, preserve
scuttle