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Vocab Unit 4 Def

definitions for vocabulary unit 4

affiliated adj 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 far and wide
esteem v to reguard highly n a highly favorable opinion or judgement
expunge v to erase, obliterate, destroy
finite adj having limits; lasting for a limited time
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; and answer to all problems
scrupulous adj exact, careful, attending fthoroughly to details; having high morals standards, principled
skulk v to move about stealthyily; to lie in hiding
supercilious adj proud and contemptous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
uncanny adj strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
venial adj easily excused, pardonable
invulnerable not about to be wounded or hurt; shileding against attack