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Affiliated

(adj.) associated, connected

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Ascertain

(v.) to find out

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Attainment

(n.) an accomplishment

4

Bequeath

(v.) to give or pass on as an inheritance

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Cogent

(adj.) forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point

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Converge

(v.) to move toward one point, approach nearer together

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Disperse

(v.) to scatter, spread far and wide

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Esteem

(v.) to regard highly; (n.) a highly favorable opinion or judgment

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Expunge

(v.) to erase, obliterate; destroy

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Finite

(adj.) having limits ; lasting for a limited time

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Invulnerable

(adj). not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack

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Malevolent

(adj.) spiteful, showing ill will

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Nonchalant

(adj.) cool and confident, unconcerned

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Omniscient

(adj. ) knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding

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Panacea

(n.) a remedy for all ills; cure-all; an answer to all problems

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Scrupulous

(adj.) exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details

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Skulk

(v.) to move about stealthily; to lie in hiding

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Supercilious

(adj.) proud and contemptuous

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Uncanny

(adj.) strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation

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Venial

(adj.) easily excused; pardonable