unit 9

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unit 9
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  1. giving assistance or support
    • adj
    • auxiliary
  2. sincere; impartial; unposed
    • adj
    • frank
  3. a small room or compartment
    • adj
    • cubicle
  4. work that is hard and tiresome
    • noun
    • drudgery
  5. a represntative or messenger (as of government)
    • noun
    • envoy
  6. to elevate; to increase in intensity
    • verb
    • escalate
  7. a means to an end
    • noun
    • expedient
  8. to pretend
    • verb
    • feign
  9. a natural quality, talent, or skill; a distinctive style
    • noun
    • flair
  10. causing sorrow or pain; serious
    • adj
    • grievous
  11. composed of different kinds, diverse
    • adj
    • heterogeneous
  12. a vast number
    • noun
    • horde
  13. to force, drive forward
    • verb
    • impel
  14. disbelieve, skeptical
    • adj
    • incredulous
  15. to write or engrave; to enter a name on a list
    • verb
    • inscribe
  16. a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
    • noun
    • monologue
  17. a forecast of the probable course and outcome of a disease or situation
    • noun
    • prognosis
  18. with a harsh, grating sound
    • adj
    • rasping
  19. offensive, disagreeable, distasteful
    • adj
    • repugnant
  20. to sink a ship by cutting holes in it; to get rid of something in a decisive way; to run hastily, scurry
    • verb
    • scuttle

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