auxiliary

[ awg-zil-yuh-ree, -zil-uh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF auxiliary
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And now, having such an auxiliary, you must do your best to show the unbelievers that you are right.

First of all, the so-called "auxiliary sciences" are not all of them sciences.

In 1884 the Boston Political Class was formed as an auxiliary.

Within a few months fourteen counties had auxiliary societies.

Furthermore, never use an auxiliary lever to screw up the jaws.

The contracted form hn, &c., is mostly used as an auxiliary.

"You and Jarvis are off to salvage the auxiliary," the Captain said.

There's food and water aboard the auxiliary; you can take a couple of days.

The icy regions of the north are braved by the auxiliary screw.

Auxiliary industries, accessories and raw materials have fallen back.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Latin auxiliaris "helpful," from auxilium "aid, help, support," related to auctus, past participle of augere "to increase" (see augment).

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