Vocab Unit 9 Flashcards

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giving assistance or supportauxiliary (adj.)
a helper, aidauxiliary (n.)
frank, sincere, impartialcandid
a small room or compartmentcubicle
work that is hard and tiresomedrudgery
a representative or messenger (as of government)envoy
1. to elevate; 2. to increase in intensityescalate
a means to an end, device, contrivanceexpedient (n.)
advantageous, usefulexpedient (adj.)
to pretendfeign
1. a natural quality, talent, skill; 2. a distinctive styleflair
1. causing sorrow or pain; 2. seriousgrievous
composed of different kinds, diverseheterogeneous
1. a vast number (as of people) 2. a thronghorde
to force, drive forwardimpel
disbelieving, skepticalincredulous
1. to write or engrave; 2. to enter a name on a listinscribe
1. a speech by one actor; 2. a long talk by one personmonologue
a forecast of the probable course and outcome of a disease or situationprognosis
with a harsh, grating soundrasping (adj.)
a harsh soundrasping (n.)
offensive, disagreeable, distastefulrepugnant
1. to sink a ship by cutting holes in it; 2. to get rid of something in a decisive way; 3. to run hastily, scurryscuttle (v.)
a pailscuttle (n.)