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escalate
v-to elevate; to increase in intensity
heterogeneous
adj-composed of different kinds, diverse
feign
v-to pretend
incredulous
adj-disbelieving, skeptical
horde
n-a vast number (as of people)
-a throng
prognosis
n-a forecast of the probable course and outcome of a disease of situation
monologue
n-a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
drudgery
n-work that is hard and tiresome
inscribe
v-to write or engrave; to enter a name on a list
envoy
n-a representative or messenger (as of a government)
candid
adj-frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
grievous
adj-causing sorrow or pain; serious
expedient
n-a means to an end;
adj-advantageous, useful
flair
n-a natural quality, talent or skill; a distinctive style
impel
v-to force, drive forward
cubicle
n-a small room or compartment
rasping
adj-with a harsh, grating sound;
n-a harsh sound
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
auxiliary
adj-giving assistance or support;
n-a helper, aid
repugnant
adj-offensive, disagreeable, distasteful