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Auxilary
adj. giving assitance or support
n. a helper, aid
candid
adj. frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
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; adj. advantageous, useful
feign
v. to pretend
flair
n. a natural quality, talent, or skill; a distinctive style
grievous
adj. causing sorrow or pain; serious
heterogeneous
adj. composed of different kinds, diverse
horde
n. a vast number; a throng
impel
v. to force, drive forward.
incredulous
adj. disbelieving, skeptical
inscribe
v. to write or engrave; to enter a name on a list
monologue
n. a speech by one actor;a long talk by one person
prognosis
n. a forecast of the probable courses and outcomes of a disease or situation
rasping
adj. with a harsh, grating sound;
n. a harsh sound
repugnant
adj. offensive, disagreeable, distasteful
scuttle
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