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Vocabulary 6

abashed (Adj) embarrassed, ashamed, or nonplussed
articulate (v) to pronounce distinctively; to express well in words, to fit together into a system
articulate (Adj) able to use language effectively; express clearly and forcefully
defect (N) imperfection, flaw, or blemish of some kind
defect (v) to desert a cause or organization
flaunt (v) to wave or flutter showily; to display in a conceded or offensive way
genial (Adj) cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
ostracize (v) to exclude from a group, banished, sent away
premonition (N) forewarning or foreboding of a future event
repercussion (N) means an effect or consequence of an event, results; an echo or reverberation
retentive (Adj) able to hold, keep, or recall; retaining knowledge easily
scapegoat (N) a person or a thing carrying the blame for others
aloof (Adj) withdrawn, standing apart from others by choice
anguish (N) a great mental suffering, distress, or pain
anguish (v) to cause deep pain or sorrow
bask (v) to be in, or expose one self to present warmth; to take pleasure in or derive enjoyment from
finesse (N) delicate skill; tact and cleverness
finesse (v) to accomplish something by cleverness, good judgement, or skillful invasion
forthright (Adj) frank, direct, or straight forward
instill (v) to add gradually; to introduce or cause, to be taken in
pseudonym (N) a pen name, a name assumed by a writer
purge (v) to wash away impurities, clean up
purge (N) the process of getting rid of something or someone decisively
rehibilitate (v) to make over in goof form; to restore to good condition or a former position
resolute (adj) bold, determined; firm
Created by: 23colln
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