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Flashcards in Vocab Unit 4 Deck (20):
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affiliated

adj. associated, connected

2

ascertain

v. to find out

3

attainment

n. an accomplishment, the act of achieving

4

bequeath

v. to give or pass on as an inheritance

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cogent

adj. forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point

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converge

v. to move one point, approach nearer together

7

disperse

v. to scatter, spread far and wide

8

esteem

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

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expunge

v. to erase, obliterate, destroy

10

finite

adj. having limits; lasting for limited time

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invulnerable

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

12

malevolent

adj. spiteful, showing ill will

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nonchalant

adj. cool and confident, unconcerned

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omniscient

adj. knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding

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panacea

n. a remedy for all ills; cure-all; an answer to all problems

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scrupulous

adj. exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principles

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skulk

v. to move about stealthily; to lie in hiding

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supercilious

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

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uncanny

adj. strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation

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venial

adj. easily excused; pardonable