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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 judgement
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 steathily; 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
altruistic
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
assent
(v) to express agreement (n) an agreement
benefactor
(n) one who does good to others
chivalrous
9adj) marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly
clemency
(n) mercy, humanemess; mildness, moderateness
dearth
(n) a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine
diffident
(adj) shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved
discrepency
(n) a difference; a lack of agreement
embark
(v) to go aboard; to make a start; to invest
facile
(adj) easily done or attained; superficial; ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt
indomitable
(adj) unconquerable, refusing to yield
infallible
(adj) free from error; absolutely dependable
plod
(v) to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly
pungent
(adj) causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting
remiss
(adj) neglectful in performance of one's duty, careless
repose
(v)to rest, lie; place
(n) relaxation, peace of mind, calmness
temerity
(n) rashness, boldness
truculent
(adj) fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh
unfeigned
(adj) sincere, real, without pretense
virulent
(adj) extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful
accede
(v) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
brandish
(v) to wave or fourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
comprise
(v) to include or contain; to be made up of
deft
(adj) skillful, nimble
destitute
(adj) deprived of the necessities of like; lacking in
explicit
(adj) definite, clearly stated
extirpate
(v) to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally
inopportune
(adj) coming at a bad time; not appropriate
ironic
(adj) suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony; sarcastic
musty
(adj) stale, moldy; out-of-date
officious
(adj) meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority
ominous
(adj) infavorable, threatening, of bad omen
pinnacle
(n) a high peak of point
premeditated
(adj part.) considered beforehand, deliberately planned
rampant
(adj) growing without check, running wild
solace
(n) a comfore, releif
(v) to comfort, console
stately
(adj) dignified, majestic
Supple
(adj) bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable
suppress
(v) to stop by force, put down
Venal
(adj) open or marked by bribery or corruption