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affiliated
(adj., part.) associated, connected <syn> attached, related, joined <ant> dissociated, unconnected
ascertain
(v.) to find out <syn> discover, determine, establish
attainment
(n.) an accomplishment, the act of achieving <syn>achievement, fulfuillment <ant> failure, defeat, frustration
bequeath
(v.) to give or pass on as an inheritance <syn> transmit, bestow, hand down
cogent
(adj.) forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point <syn> persuasive, compelling <ant> weak, unconvincing, ineffective, irrelevant
converge
(v.) to move toward one point, approach nearer together <syn> meet, unite, intersect, merge <ant> diverge, separate
disperse
(v.) to scatter, spread far and wide <syn> break up, dispel <ant> collect, congregate, assemble, muster
esteem
(v.) to regard highly; (n.) a highly favorable opinion or judgment <syn> (v.) respect, admire, honor, revere (v.) disdain, scorn; (n.) contempt
expunge
(v.) to erase, obliterate, destroy <syn> delete, efface, annihilate <ant> insert, mark, imprint, impress
finite
(adj.) having limits; lasting for a limited time <syn> bounded, measurable <ant> unlimited, immeasurable, everlasting, eternal
invulnerable
(adj.)not able to be wounded or hurt; shilded against attack <syn> impregnable, impervious, immune <ant> exposed unprotected, defenseless
malevolent
(adj.) spiteful, showing ill will <syn> malicious, wicked, sinister, malignant <ant> kind, benevolent, compassionate
nonchalant
(adj.) cool and confident, unconcerned <syn> composed, unruffled, indifferent, blase (accent aigu) <ant> perturbed, agitated, disconcerted, abashed
omniscient
(adj.) knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding <syn> wise, all-knowing <ant> ignorant, unknowing
panacea
(n.) a remedy for all ills; cure-all; an answer to all problems <syn> universal cure, easy solution
scrupulous
(adj.) exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principled <syn> painstaking, meticulous, conscientioius <ant> careless, negligent, remiss, dishonest
skulk
(v.) to move about stealthily; to lie in hiding <syn> lurk, slink, prowl
supercilious
(adj.) proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of susperiority <syn> snobbish, patronizing, overbearing <ant> humble, meek, deferential, servile
uncanny
(adj.) strange, mysteriuos, weird, beyond explanation <syn> eerie, inexplicable, spooky
venial
(adj.) easily excused; pardonable <syn> excusable, forgivable <ant> inexcusable, unforgivable, unpardonable