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Group 4A Affiliated: (adj, part.) associated, connected Ex: affiliated with a well-known law firm Ascertain: (v) to find out Ex: ascertain what the cost.

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1 Group 4A Affiliated: (adj, part.) associated, connected Ex: affiliated with a well-known law firm Ascertain: (v) to find out Ex: ascertain what the cost will be Attainment: (n) an accomplishment; the act of achieving Ex: a man of high literary attainment Bequeath: (v) to give or pass on as an inheritance Ex: has bequeathed a fortune to his wife

2 Cogent: (adj) forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point Ex: a cogent plea for prison reform Converge: (v) to move toward one point, approach nearer together Ex: as the delegates converge on the hall Disperse: (v) to scatter, spread far and wide Ex: order the police to disperse the crowd Esteem: (v) to regard highly (n) a highly favorable opinion or judgment Ex: someone we all hold in high esteem

3 Expunge: (v) to erase, obliterate, destroy Ex: ordered the offending remarks expunged from the court record Finite: (adj) having limits; lasting for a limited time Ex: a finite number of possibilities

4 AffiliatedAscertain Attainment BequeathCogent 1.To hand down, transmit, bestow 2.attached, related, joined to 3. Persuasive, compelling 4. To discover, determine, establish, find out 5. An achievement, fulfillment

5 Synonyms: Group 4A 1.To hand down, transmit, bestow 2.To respect, admire, honor, revere 3.attached, related, joined to 4.To meet, united, intersect, merge 5. To delete, efface, annihilate 6. Persuasive, compelling 7. To discover, determine, establish, find out 8. limited, bounded, measureable 9. An achievement, fulfillment 10. To break up, scatter, dispel

6 1.Bequeath 2.Esteem 3.Affiliated 4.Converge 5.Expunge 6.Cogent 7.Ascertain 8.Finite 9.Attainment 10.disperse

7 Converge Disperse Esteem ExpungeFinite 1.To respect, admire, honor, revere 2.To meet, united, intersect, merge 3. To delete, efface, annihilate 4. limited, bounded, measureable 5. To break up, scatter, dispel Define: Invulnerable, Malevolent, Nonchalant, Omniscient, Panacea

8 Invulnerable Malevolent Nonchalant Omniscient Panacea 1.A universal cure; an easy solution 2.wise, all-knowing 3.Composed, unruffled, indifferent, blasé 4.Malicious, wicked, sinister, malignant 5.Impregnable, impervious, immune Define: Supercilious, Scrupulous, Skulk, Uncanny, Venial

9 Group 4B Invulnerable: (adj) not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack Ex: an invulnerable fortress Malevolent: (adj) spiteful, showing ill will Ex: told a malevolent lie Nonchalant: (adj) cool and confident, unconcerned Ex: walked with a nonchalant air Omniscient: (adj) knowing everything; having infinite awareness or understanding Ex: a professor who seemed to be omniscient

10 Panacea: (n) a remedy for all ills, cure-all; an answer to all problems Ex: a panacea for all of our problems Scrupulous: (adj) exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principled Skulk: (v) to move about stealthily; to lie in hiding Ex: a burglar skulked in an alley Supercilious: (adj) proud and contemptuous; sowing scorn because of a feeling of superiority Ex: took a supercilious attitude toward the servants

11 Uncanny: (adj) strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation Ex: an uncanny skill at playing bridge Venial: (adj) easily excused; pardonable Ex: a venial offense

12 Synonyms: All 1.snobbish, patronizing, overbearing 2.Painstaking, meticulous, conscientious 3.Composed, unruffled, indifferent, blasé 4.To lurk, slink, prowl 5.To hand down, transmit, bestow 6.To respect, admire, honor, revere 7.Malicious, wicked, sinister, malignant 8.Impregnable, impervious, immune 9.Eerie, inexplicable, spooky 10. attached, related, joined to

13 1.Supercilious 2.Scrupulous 3.Nonchalant 4.Skulk 5.Bequeath 6.Esteem 7.Malevolent 8.Invulnerable 9.Uncanny 10.affliated

14 11. To meet, united, intersect, merge 12. A universal cure; an easy solution 13. To delete, efface, annihilate 14. persuasive, compelling 15. wise, all-knowing 16. excusable, forgivable 17. To discover, determine, establish, find out 18. limited, bounded, measureable 19. An achievement, fulfillment 20. To break up, scatter, dispel

15 11. Converge 12. Panacea 13. Expunge 14. Cogent 15. Omniscient 16. Venial 17. Ascertain 18. Finite 19. Attainment 20. disperse

16 Supercilious Scrupulous Skulk Uncanny Venial 1.To lurk, slink, prowl 2.snobbish, patronizing, overbearing 3.Painstaking, meticulous, conscientious 4.excusable, forgivable 5. Eerie, inexplicable, spooky


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