Unit 6 Vocab

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  1. embarrased, ashamed, or nonplussed
    abashed
  2. withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a matter of choice)
    aloof
  3. (n.) great mental suffereing, distress, or pain;
    (v.) to be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow
    anguish
  4. (v.) to pronounce distictly; to express well in words; to fit together into a system;
    (adj.) able to use language effectively; expressed clearly and forcefully
    articulate
  5. to be in, or expose oneself to, pleasant warmth; to take pleasure in or derive enjoyment from
    bask
  6. (n.) an imperfection, flaw, or blemish of some kind;
    (v.) to desert a cause or oganization
    defect
  7. (n.) delicate skill; tact and cleverness;
    (v.) to accomplish something by cleverness, good judgment, or skillful evasion
    finesse
  8. to wave or flutter showily; to display in a concieted, offensive way
    flaunt
  9. frank, direct, straightforward
    forthright
  10. cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
    genial
  11. to add gradually; introduce or cause to be taken in
    instill
  12. to exclude from a group, banish, send away
    ostracize
  13. forwarning or foreboding of a future event
    premonition
  14. a pen name, name assumed by a writer
    pseudonym
  15. (v.) to wash away impurities, clean up;
    (n.) the process of getting rid of something or someone deisively
    purge
  16. to make over in good form, to restore to good condition or to a former position
    rehabilitate
  17. an effect or consequence of some action or event, result; an echo or reverberation
    repercussion
  18. bold, determined; film
    resolute
  19. able to hold, keep, or recall; retaining knowledge easily
    retentive
  20. a person or thing carrying the blame for others
    scapegoat

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