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affiliated

associated, connected

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ascertain

to find out

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attainment

an accomplishment, the act of achieving

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bequeath

to give or pass on as an inheritance

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cogent

forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point

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converge

to move toward one point, approach nearer together

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disperse

to scatter, spread far and wide

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esteem

(v) to regard highly: (n) a highly favorable opinion or judgment

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expunge

to erase, obliterate, destroy

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finite

having limits; lasting for a limited time

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invulnerable

not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack

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malevolent

spiteful, showing ill will

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nonchalant

cool and confident, unconcerned

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omniscient

knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding

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panacea

remedy for all ills; cure-all; an answer to all problems

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scrupulous

exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principled

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skulk

to move around stealthily; to lie in hiding

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supercilious

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

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uncanny

strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation

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venial

easily excused; pardonable