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Affiliated

(Adj., part) associated, connected
SYN: attached, related, joined
ANT: disassociated, unconnected

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Ascertain

(V. ) to find out
SYN: discover, determine, establish

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Attainment

(N. ) an accomplishment, the act if achieving
SYN: achievement, fulfillment
ANT: failure, defeat, frustration

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Bequeath

(V. ) t give or pass on as an inheritance
SYN: transmit, bestow, hand down

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Cogent

(Adj) forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point
SYN: persuasive, compelling
ANT: weak, unconvincing, ineffective, irrelevant

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Converge

(V) to move toward one point, approach nearer together
SYN: meet, unite, intersect, merge
ANT: diverge, seperate

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Disperse

V. To scatter, spread far and wide
SYN: break up, dispel
Ant: collect, congregate, assemble, muster

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Esteem

V. To regard highly
N. a highly favorable opinion or judgement
SYN: v. Respect, admire, honor, revere
Ant: (v.) disdain, scorn (n) contempt

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Expunge

V. To erase, obliterate, destroy
SYN: delete, efface, annihilate
Ant: insert, mark, imprint, impress

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Finite

Adj. having limits; lasting for a limited time
SYN: bounded, measurable
Ant: unlimited, eternal, everlasting, immeasurable

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Invulnerable

Adj. not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack
SYN: impregnable, impervious, immune
Ant: exposed, unprotected, defenseless

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Malevolent

Adj. spiteful, showing ill will
SYN: malicious, wicked, sinister, malignant
Ant: kind, benevolent, compassionate

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Nonchalant

Adj. cool and confident, unconcerned
SYN: composed, unruffled, indifferent, blasé
Ant: perturbed, disconcerted, abashed, agitated

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Omniscient

Adj. knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding
SYN: wise, all-knowing
Ant: ignorant, unknowing

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Panacea

N. a remedy for all ills; cure-all; ,an answer to all problems
SYN: universal cure, easy solution

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Scrupulous

Adj. exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principled
SYN: painstaking, meticulous, conscientious
Ant: careless, negligent, remiss, dishonest

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Skulk

V. To move about stealthily; to lie in hiding
SYN: lurk, sink, prowl

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Supercilious

Adj. proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling or superiority
SYN: snobbish, patronizing, overbearing
Ant: hump blue, meek, servile, deferential

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Uncanny

Adj. strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
SYN: eerie, inexplicable, spooky

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Venial

Adj. easily excised; pardonable
SYN: excusable, forgivable,
Ant: inexcusable, unforgivable, unpardonable