Unit 6 , Vocabulary

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abashed

embarrassed , ashamed , or nonplussed

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aloof

withdrawn , standing apart from others , bystander

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anguish

great mental suffering , distress , pain

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articulate

to pronounce distinctly , to express well in words , to fit together in a system

5

bask

to be in , or expose oneself to , pleasant warmth .

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defect

problem , flaw , imperfection or blemish , to desert a cause of organization

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finesse

delicate skill , tact and cleverness , to accomplish something by cleverness

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flaunt

to wave or flutter , showily

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forthright

straightforward , direct , frank

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genial

cordial , pleasantly cheerful or warm .

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instill

to add gradually , to introduce , or cause , to be taken in

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ostracize

to exclude from a group

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premonition

forewarning , or foreboding of a future event

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pseudonym

a pen name , name assumed by a writer

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purge

to wash away , impurities , clean up

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rehabilitate

to make over in good form , to restore into good condition

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repercussion

an effect or consequence of some action or event , result .

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resolute

bold , determined , firm

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retentive

able to hold , keep or recall

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scapegoat

a person or thing carrying the blame for others .