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Unit 9 Vocab

Unit 9 vocab

auxiliary (adj.) assistance, support
auxiliary (n.) helper; aid
scuttle (v.) to sink a ship by cutting holes into it
rasping (adj.) harsh, grating sound
cubicle (n.) small room or compartment
inscribe (v.) write, engrave
candid (adj.) frank, sincere
drudgery (n.) work that is hard, tiresome
monologue (n.) a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
horde (n.) a vast number of people
repugnant (adj.) distasteful; odorous; offensive; disagreeable
envoy (n.) a representative, messenger (as of a government)
incredulous (adj.) disbelieving; skeptical
grievous (adj.) causing sorrow or pain; serious
flair (n.) natural talent, quality, or skill
impel (v.) force; drive forward
escalate (v.) to elevate
prognosis (n.) a forecast of the probable course and outcome of a disease or situation
feign (v.) pretend
scuttle (n.) a pail
heterogeneous (adj.) composed of different kinds; diverse
expedient (n.) a means to an end
expedient (adj.) advantageous; useful
Created by: bomintbo
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