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Flashcards in Vocab U4 Deck (20):
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v) to find out

ascertain

2

n) an accomplishment, the act of achieving

attainment

3

v) to give or pass on as inheritance

bequeath

4

adj) forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point

cogent

5

v) to move toward one point, approach nearer together

converge

6

v) to scatter, spread far and wide

disperse

7

v) to regard highly
n) a highly favorable opinion or judgement

esteem

8

v) to erase, obliterate, destroy

expunge

9

adj) having limits; lasting for a limited time

finite

10

adj) not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack

invulnerable

11

adj) spiteful, showing ill will

malevolent

12

adj) cool and confident; unconcerned

nonchalant

13

adj) knowing everything

omniscent

14

n) remedy for all ills; answer to all problems

panacea

15

adj) exact careful meticulous; thoroughly to details

scrupulous

16

v) to move about stealthily, lurk

skulk

17

adj) proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority

supercilious

18

adj) strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation

uncanny

19

adj) easily excused, pardonable

venial

20

adj, part) associated, connected

affiliated