abashed
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(adj. Part.) embarrassed, ashamed or nonplussed (ant) unembarrassed, unashamed
aloof(adj) withdrawn, standing personally from rather (ususally together a matter of choice) (syn) distant, cold, standoffish (ant) involved, sociable
anguish(n) great mental suffering, distress or pain; (v) come be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow (syn) (n) misery, woe, torment (ant)(n) joy, delight, peace of mind
articulate(v) to express distinctly; come express well in words; come fit togeher right into a system; (adj) maybe to use language effectively; expressed clearly and forcefully (syn) (v) enunciate, expound; (adj) glib, eloquent (ant) (adj) tongue-tied, mumbled, incoherent
bask(v) to be in, or expose oneself to, pleasant warmth; to take it pleasure in or derive enjoyment from (syn) wallow, revel
defect(n) an imperfection, flaw, or blemish of some kind, (v) come desert a reason or organization
finesse(n) breakable skill; tact and also cleverness; (v) to attain something by cleverness, an excellent judgement, or skillful evasion (syn) (n) delicacy, subtiety (ant) (n) clumsiness, awkwardness
flaunt(v) to wave or flutter showly; to display in a conceited, offensive method (syn) show off, parade (ant) hide, downplay
forthright(adj) frank, direct, straightforward (syn) candid, blunt (ant) indirect, evasive, deceitful, two-faced
genial(adj) cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm (syn) friendly, amiable (ant) cold, unfriendly, unsociable
instill(v) to include gradually; to intorduce or cause to be taken in (syn) implant, infuse, inculcate (ant) source out, eradicate, extirpate
ostracize(v) come exclude from a group, banish, send far (syn) actors out, expel, blackball, snub (ant) fraternize with, combine with
premonition(n) forwarning or foreboding of a future event (syn) presentiment
pseudonym(n) a pen name, name assumed by a writer (syn) nom de plume
purge(v) to wash away impurities, clean up; (n) the process of getting rid of other or who decisively (syn) (v) to cleanse, purify (ant) (v) pollute, contaminate, defile
rehabilitate(v) to do over in great form; to regain to an excellent condition or to a former position (syn) reclaim, rebuild, reform
repercussion(n) an effect or an effect of some activity or event, result, one echo or reverberation (ant) cause, source
resolute(adj) bold, determined; firm (syn) steadfast, unflinching, (ant) weak, spineless, indecisive
retentive(adj) able come hold, save or recall; retaining knowledge quickly (ant) porous, forgetful
scapegoat(n) a human or point carrying the blame because that others (syn) fall guy, whipping boy
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