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flair
n. a natural quality, talent, or skill; a distinctive style
escalate
v. to elevate; to increase in intensity
envoy
n. a representative or messenger
scuttle
v. to sink a ship by cutting holes in it; to get rid of something in a decisive way;
v. to run hastily, scurry
n. a pail
feign
v. to pretend
cubicle
n. a small room or compartment
drudgery
n. work that is hard and tiresome
candid
adj. frank, sincere, impartia; unposed
expedient
n. a means to end
adj. advantageous, useful
auxilary
adj. giving support or assistance
n. a helper, aid
repugnant
adj. offensive, disagreeable, distasteful
grievous
adj. causing sorrow or pain; serious
heterogeneous
adj. composed of different kinds, diverse
rasping
adj. with a harsh, grating sound
n. a harsh, grating sound
impel
v. to force, drive forward
horde
n. a vast number of people; a throng
incredulous
adj. disbelieving, skeptical
inscribe
v. to write or engrave, to enter a name on a list
monologue
n. a speech made by one actor, a long talk by one person
prognosis
n. a forecast of the probable course and outcome of a situation or disease