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affiliated
(e fil' e at ed)

adjective
associated, connected.
attached related joined
dissociated unnconnected

ascertain
(as er tan')

verb.
to find out
syn: discover, determine, establish

attainment
(e tan' ment)

noun.
an accomplishment, the act of achieving
achievement, fulfillment
failure, defeat, frustration

bequeath
(bi kweth')

verb.
to pass as an inheritance.
syn: transmit, bestow, hand down

cogent
(ko' jint)

adjective.
forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point
persuasive, compelling
weak, unconvincing, ineffective, irrelevant

converge
(ken verj')

verb.
to move toward one point, approach nearer together
meet, unite, intersect, merge
diverge, separate

disperse
(di spers')

verb.
to scatter, spread far and wide
break up, dispel
collect, congregate, assemble, muster

esteem
(es tem')

verb OR noun
v: to regard highly
respect, admire, honor, revere
n:a highly favorable opinion or judge
ant: contempt

expunge
(ik spenj')

verb.
to erase, obliterate, destroy
delete, efface, annihilate
insert, mark, imprint impress

finite
(fi' nit)

adjective.
having limits; lasting for a long time
bounded measurable
unlimited immeasurable everlasting, eternal

invulnerable
(in vel' ner e bel)

adjective.
not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack
exposed unprotected defenseless

malevolent
(ma lev' e lent)

adjective
spiteful, showing ill will
malicious, wicked, sinister
kind benevolent compassionate

nonchalant
(nan she lant')

adjective
cool and confident, unconcerned
composed, unruffled, indifferent, blase
perturbed agitated disconcerted abashed

omniscient
(am nish' ent)

adjective.
knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding
wise, all-knowing
ignorant, unknowing

panacea
(pan a se' a)

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

scrupulous
(skru' pye les)

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

skulk
(skelk)

verb.
to move about stealthily; to lie in hiding
lurk, slink, prowl

supercilious
(su per sil' e as)

adjective
proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
snobbish, patronizing, overbearing
humble meek deferential servile

uncanny
(en kan' e)

adjective.
strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
eerie, inexplicable, spooky

venial
(ve' ne al)

adjective.
easily excused; pardonable
excusable, forgivable
inexcusable, unforgivable, unpardonable

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