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Unit 4 Vocab Words - Level E

Mrs. Elmy's 7th Grade Unit 4 Level E vocabulary word list.
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affiliated
(adj., part.) associated, connected
ascertain
(v.) to find out
attainment
(n.) an accomplishment, the act of achieving
bequeath
(v.) to give or pass on as an inheritance
cogent
(adj.) forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point
converge
(v.) to move toward one point, approach nearer together
disperse
(v.) to scatter, spread far and wide
esteem
(v.) to regard highly (n.) a highly favorable opinion or judgment
expunge
(v.) to erase, obliterate, destroy
finite
(adj.) having limits; lasting for a limited time
invulnerable
(adj.) not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack
malevolent
(adj.) spiteful, showing ill will
nonchalant
(adj.) cool and confident, unconcerned
omniscient
(adj.) knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding
panacea
(n.) a remedy for all ills; cure-all; an answer to all problems
scrupulous
(adj.) exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principled
skulk
(v.) to move about stealthily; to lie in hiding
supercilious
(adj.) proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
uncanny
(adj.) strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
venial
(adj.) easily excused; pardonable