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AUXILIARY
(ADJ) giving assistance 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 (as of a government)
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 (as of people); 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 course and outcome 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; to run hastily
(N) a pail