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Auxiliary

Giving assistance or support (adj)
A helper, aid ( n)

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Candid

(Adj) frank, sincere; impartial; in posed

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Cubicle

(N) a small room or compartment

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Drudgery

(N) work that's is hard and tiresome

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Envoy

(N) a representative or messenger

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Escalate

(V) to elevate; to increase in intensity

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Expedient

(N) a means to an end; (adj) advantages useful

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Feign

(V) to pretend

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Flair

(N) a natural quality, talent, or skill; a distinctive style

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Heterogeneous

(Adj) composed of diffrent kinds, diverse

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Grievous

(Adj) causing sorrow or pain, serious

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Horde

(N) a vast number(people); a throng

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Impel

(V) to force, drive forward

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Incredulous

(Adj) disbelieving, skeptical

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Inscribe

(V) to write or engrave; to enter a name on a list

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Monologue

(N) a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person

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Prognosis

(N) a forecast of the probable course and the outcome of a disease or situation

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Rasping

(Adj) with a harsh, grating sound; (n) a harsh sound

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Repugnant

(Adj) offensive, disagreeable, distasteful

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Scuttle

(V) to sink a ship by cutting holes in it; to get rid of something in descive way; to run hastily,scurry, (n) a pail