20 terms

English 10 Vocab Unit 4

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affiliated
associated, connected
ascertain
to find out
attainment
an accomplishment
bequeath
to give or pass on as an inheritance
cogent
forceful, convincing, relevant, to the point
converge
to move toward one point, approach nearer together
disperse
to scatter, spread far and wide
esteem
(v)to regard highly; (n)a highly favorable opinion or jugment
expunge
to erase, obliterate, destroy
finite
having limits
invulnerable
not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack
malevolent
spiteful, showing ill will
nonchalant
cool and confident; unconcerned
omniscient
knowing everything
panacea
a remedy for all ills; cure-all
scrupulous
exact, careful
skulk
to move about stealthily
supercilious
proud and contemptuous
uncanny
strange, mysterious, weird
venial
easily excused, pardonable