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Glossary of English I Honors Vocabulary Unit 4

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affiliated
adj
associated, connected
ascertain
verb <br>
to find out
attainment
noun <br>
an accomplishment; the act of achieving
bequeath
verb <br>
to give or pass on as an inheritance
cogent
adjective <br>
forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point
converge
verb <br>
to move toward one point, approach nearer together
disperse
verb <br>
to scatter, spread far and wide
esteem
verb <br>
to regard highly; <br><br>
noun <br>
a highly favorable opinion or judgement
expunge
verb <br>
to erase, obliterate, destroy
finite
adjective <br>
having limits; lasting for a limited time
invulnerable
adjective <br>
not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack
malevolent
adjective <br>
spiteful, showing ill will
nonchalant
adjective <br>
cool and confident, unconcerned
omniscient
adjective <br>
knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding
panacea
noun <br>
a remedy for all ills, cure-all; an answer to all problems
scrupulous
adjective <br>
exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principled
skulk
verb <br>
to move about stealthily; to lie in hiding
supercilious
adjective <br>
proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
uncanny
adjective <br>
strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
venial
adjective <br>
easily excused; pardonable

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