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Vocabulary Unit 9-D

Vocabulary Workshop Level D Unit 9

Auxiliary (Adj.) Giving assistance or support;(N.) a helper
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 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 in a decisive way; to run hastily, scurry; (N.) a pail
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