Unit 4

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  1. Affiliated
    • (adj., part.) associated, connected
    • SYN: attached, related, jointed
    • ANT: dissociated, unconnected
  2. Ascertain
    • (verb) to find out
    • SYN: discover, determine, establish
  3. Attainment
    • (noun) an accomplishment, the act of achieving
    • SYN: achievement, fulfillment
    • ANT: failure, defeat, frustration
  4. Bequeath
    • (verb) to give or pass on as an inheritance
    • SYN: transmit, bestow, hand down
  5. Cogent
    • (adj.) forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point
    • SYN: persuasive, compelling
    • ANT: weak, unconvincing, ineffective, irrelevant
  6. Converge
    • (verb) to move toward one point, approach nearer together
    • SYN: meet, unite, intersect, merge
    • ANT: diverge, separate
  7. Disperse
    • (verb) to scatter, spread far and wide
    • SYN: break up, dispel
    • ANT: collect, congregate, assemble, muster
  8. Esteem
    • (verb) to regard highly; (noun) a highly favorable opinion or judgment
    • SYN: (verb) respect, admire, honor, revere
    • ANT: (verb) disdain, scorn; (noun) contempt
  9. Expunge
    • (verb) to erase, obliterate, destroy
    • SYN: delete, efface, annihilate
    • ANT: insert, mark, imprint, impress
  10. Finite
    • (adj.) having limits; lasting for a limited time
    • SYN: bounded, measurable
    • ANT: unlimited, immeasurable, everlasting, eternal
  11. Invulnerable
    • (adj.) not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack
    • SYN: impregnable, impervious, immune
    • ANT: exposed, unprotected, defenseless
  12. Malevolent
    • (adj.) spiteful, showing ill will
    • SYN: malicious, wicked, sinister, malignant
    • ANT: kind, benevolent, compassionate
  13. Nonchalant
    • (adj.) cool and confident, unconcerned
    • SYN: composed, unruffled, indifferent, blase
    • ANT: perturbed, agitated, disconcerted, abashed
  14. Omniscient
    • (adj.) knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding
    • SYN: wise, all-knowing
    • ANT: ignorant, unknowing
  15. Panacea
    • (noun) a remedy for all ills; cure-all; an answer to all problems
    • SYN: universal cure, easy solution
  16. Scrupulous
    • (adj.) exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principled
    • SYN: painstaking, meticulous, conscientious
    • ANT: careless, negligent, remiss, dishonest
  17. Skulk
    • (verb) to move about stealthily; to lie in hiding
    • SYN:┬álurk, slink, prowl
  18. Supercilious
    • (adj.) proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
    • SYN: snobbish, patronizing, overbearing
    • ANT: humble, meek, deferential, servile
  19. Uncanny
    • (adj.) strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
    • SYN: eerie, inexplicable, spooky
  20. Venial
    • (adj.) easily excused; pardonable
    • SYN: excusable, forgivable
    • ANT: inexcusable, unforgivable, unpardonable
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Unit 4
2014-10-27 23:27:21

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