Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 4

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Question Answer
affiliated(adj., part.) associated, connected
ascertain(verb) to find out
attainment(noun) an accomplishment, the act of achieving
bequeath(verb) to give or pass on as an inheritance
cogent(adj.) forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point
converge(verb) to move toward one point, approach nearer together
disperse(verb) to scatter, spread far and wide
esteem(verb) to regard highly; (noun) a highly favorable opinion or judgment
expunge(verb) 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(noun) 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(verb) 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