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auxiliary
(og zil' ye re)
giving assistance or support; a helper, aid
candid
(kan' did)
frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
cubicle
(kyu' be kel)
a small room or compartment
drudgery
(drej' e re)
work that is hard and tiresome
envoy
(en' voi; an' voi)
a representative or messenger (as of a government)
escalate
(es' ke lat)
to elevate; to increase in intensity
expedient
(ek spe' de ent)
a means to an end; advantageous, useful
feign
(fan)
to pretend
flair
(flar)
a natural quality, talent, or skill; a distinctive style
grievous
(gre' ves)
causing sorrow or pain; serious
heterogeneous
(het e re je' ne es)
composed of different kinds, diverse
horde
(hord)
a vast number (as of people); a throng
impel
(im pel')
to force, drive forward
incredulous
(in krej' e les)
disbelieving, skeptical
inscribe
(in skrib')
to write or engrave; to enter a name on a list
monologue
(man' e lag)
a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
prognosis
(prag no' ses)
a forecast of the probable course and outcome of a disease or situation
rasping
(ras' pin)
with a harsh, grating sound; a harsh sound
repugnant
(re peg' nent)
offensive, disagreeable, distasteful
scuttle
(sket' el)
to sink a ship by cutting holes in it; to get rid of something in a decisive way; to run hastily, scurry; a pail