Vocab Unit 9 (Final Exam)

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Section 1

Question Answer
auxiliary(adj.) giving assistance or support; (n.) a helper, aid
candid(adj.) frank, sincere; impartial; unposed
cubical(n.) a small room or compartment
drudgery(n.) work that is hard & tiresome
envoy(n.) a representative or messenger (as of govt.)
escalate(v.) to elevate; to increase in intensity

Section 2

Question Answer
expendient(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 nast number (as of people); a throng
impel(v.) to force, drive forward

Section 3

Question Answer
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 & 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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