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auxiliary Someone second in command is an auxiliary to the person in charge.
Adj – giving assistance or support N – a helper Syn – additional, back up, reserve Ant – main, primary, principal
candid It is safe to be candid about our faults with friends and loved ones.
Adj – frank, sincere, impartial Syn – forthright, plainspoken, unbiased Ant – insincere, evasive, misleading
cubicle The tiniest cubicle is usually assigned to the newest employee.
N – a small room or compartment Syn – enclosure, hole=in-the=wall Ant – vast hall, auditorium
Drudgery Trade unions lobby to relieve the endless drudgery of factory workers.
N – work that is hard and tiresome Syn – toil, labor, grind Ant – play, frolic, amusement, recreation, fun
Envoy On more than one occasion, a former President has been asked to act as a special envoy to the United Nations.
N – a representative or messenger Syn == agent, ambassador, minister, emissary
escalate A small dispute can escalate into a major conflict unless the opposing parties sit down and talk.
V – to elevate; to increase in intensity Syn – climb, raise, ascend, mount Ant – decrease, lessen, descend, defuse
Expedient As an expedient, we chose to use a rock as a makeshift hammer.
N – a means to an end adj – advantageous, useful Syn – contrivance, device; serviceable Ant – inconvenient, untimely, disadvantageous
feign Children sometimes feign illness to avoid going to school.
V – to pretend Syn – fake, sham, affect, simulate
flair An opera singer needs a flair for the dramatic as well as a good voice.
N – a natural quality, talent, or skill; a distinctive style Syn – aptitude, bent, knack, gift, style, panache Ant – inability, incapacity
grievous Reporters should take careful notes when interviewing to avoid making grievous errors in print.
Adj – causing sorrow or pain;p serious Syn – painful, heartrending, onerous, flagrant Ant – joyful, uplifting, cheery, upbeat, comforting
heterogeneous Most college admissions officers actively seek a student body that is both talented and heterogeneous.
Adj – composed of different kinds, diverse Syn – miscellaneous, mixed, variegated Ant – uniform, homogeneous, of a piece
horde When the doors opened, a horde of shoppers headed towards the sales racks.
N – a vast number; a throng Syn – crowd, mass, multitude, host, swarm Ant – few, handful
impel Hunger often impels people to leave their homes in search of food.
V – to force, drive forward Syn – urge, push, spur, propel, incite Ant – discourage, check, restrain, curb
incredulous When the testimony of a witness contradicts the evidence, you can expect incredulous stares from the jury.
Adj – disbelieving, skeptical Syn – dubious, mistrustful, doubting Ant – believing, trustful, gullible
inscribe The young man asked the jeweler to inscribe the lockets with his fiancees name.
V – to write or engrave; to enter a name on a list Syn – imprint, enroll, enlist Ant – erase, rub out, delete, efface, obliterate
monologue By means of a monologue, a playwright shares a characters private thoughts with the audience.
N – a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person Syn – soliloquy, recitation Ant – dialogue, conversation, colloquy
prognosis Doctors are particularly happy to deeliver a prognosis of a speedy recovery.
N – a forecast of the probably course and outcome of a disease or situation Syn – prediction, projection
rasping The rasping of metal scraping against metal sets my teeth on edge.
Adj – with a harsh, grating sound n – a harsh sound Syn – scratchy, scraping, abrasive Ant – sonorous, smooth, satiny, silky, mellow
repugnant Despite their repugnant lack of cleanliness, pigs are endearing to many people.
Adj – offensive, disagreeable, distateful Syn – hateful, odious, revolting, repulsive Ant – pleasing, attractive, tempting, wholesome
scuttle Pirates would not wish to scuttle a captured galleon before looting its cargo.
V – to sink a ship by cutting holes in it; to get rid of something in a decisive way; to run hastily n – a pail Syn – abandon, discard, scrap, dump Ant – keep afloat, salvage, preserve
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