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Auxiliary

Giving assistance or support. Adj. Helper, aid. Noun.

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Candid

Frank, sincere, impartial. Adj.

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Cubicle

Small room or compartment. Noun.

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Drudgery

Work that is hard and tiresome. Noun.

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Envoy

Representative or messenger. Noun.

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Escalate

Elevate, increase in intensity. Verb.

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Expedient

Means to an end. Noun. Useful. Adj.

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Feign

Pretend. Verb.

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Flair

Natural quality, talent, distinctive style. Noun.

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Grievous

Causing sorrow or pain, serious. Adj.

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Heterogeneous

Composed of different kinds, diverse. Adj.

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Horde

Vast number of people. Noun.

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Impel

Force, drive forward. Verb.

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Incredulous

Disbelieving, skeptical. Adj.

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Inscribe

Write or engrave. Verb.

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Monologue

Speech by one actor, long talk by one person. Noun.

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Prognosis

Forecast of probable course and outcome of a disease or situation. Noun.

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Rasping

With a harsh, grating sound. Adj. A harsh sound. Noun.

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Repugnant

Offensive, disagreeable. Adj.

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Scuttle

Sink a ship, get rid of something in a decisive way, scurry. Verb. A pail. Noun.