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Voc unit 9 - 011313

Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Unit 9 - 011313

WordDefinition
auxiliary   (adj) giving assistance or support; (n) a helper, aid
candid    (adj) frank, sincere; impartial; unopposed
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.) means to an end, or (Adj) helpful to a desired result, convenient; advantageous
feign    (v.)to pretend in order to deceive
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 or a crowd; a swarm; a wandering group or tribe
impel   (v) to force, drive forward
incredulous    (adj) disbelieving, skeptical, feeling, having or showing disbelief.
inscribe        (v) to write or engrave; to enter a name on a list
monologue    (n.) A long speech made by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation).
prognosis    (n) a forecast of the probable course and outcome of a disease or situation
rasping        (adj) a harsh grating sound; (n) a harsh sound
repugnant    (adj) offensive, disagreeable, distasteful
scuttle    (v) to sink a ship;to run hastily; (n) a pail (shaped to permit pouring coal onto the fire),
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