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Vocab unit 9 9 d

Jenkins Vocabulary unit 9 definitions 9th grade level D

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 (a 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 in decisive way; to run hastily, scurry; n. a pail
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