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Vocabulary Unit 4 Definitions

Words in this list: affiliated, ascertain, attainment, bequeath, cogent, converge, disperse, esteem, expunge, finite, invulnerable, malevolent, nonchalant, omniscient, panacea, scrupulous, skulk, supercilious, uncanny, venial
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affiliated
associated, connected
ascertain
learn or discover with certainty
attainment
arrival at a new stage
bequeath
leave or give by will after one's death
cogent
powerfully persuasive
converge
come together so as to form a single product
disperse
move away from each other
esteem
the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
expunge
remove by erasing or crossing out
finite
bounded or limited in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent
invulnerable
immune to attack
malevolent
wishing or appearing to wish evil to others
nonchalant
cool and confident, unconcerned
omniscient
all-knowing
panacea
a remedy for all ills; cure-all; an answer to all problems
scrupulous
characterized by extreme care and great effort
skulk
avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
supercilious
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
uncanny
beyond what is natural
venial
easily excused or forgiven