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Vocab unit 6

Abashed (adj., part.) embarrassed, ashamed, or nonplussed
Articulate (v.) to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fit together into a system
Articulate (adj.) able to use language effectively; expressed clearly and forcefully
defect (n.) an imperfection, flaw, or blemish of some kind;
defect (v.) to desert a cause or organization
flaunt (v.) to desert a cause or organization
genial (adj.) cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
ostracize (v.) to exclude from a group, banish, send
premonition (n.) forewarning or foreboding of a future event
repercussion (n.) an effect or consequence of some action or event, result; an echo or reverberation
retentive (adj.) able to hold, keep, or recall; retaining knowledge easily
scapegoat (n.) a person or thing carrying the blame for others
aloof (adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a matter of choice)
anguish (n.) great mental suffering, distress, or pain
anguish (v.) to be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow
bask (v.) to be in, or expose oneself to, pleasant warmth; to take pleasure in or derive enjoyment from
finesse (n.) delicate skill; tact and cleverness; (v.) to accomplish something by cleverness, good judgment, or skillful evasion
forthright (adj.) frank, direct, straightforward
instill (v.) to add gradually; to introduce or cause to be taken in
pseudonym (n.) a pen name, 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
rehabilitation (v.) to make over in good form; to restore to good condition or to a former position
resolute (adj.) bold, determined; firm
Created by: pwindels



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