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ostrasize
(v.) to exclude from a group, banish, send away
anguish
(n.) great suffering, distress, or pain
(v.) to be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow
flaunt
(v.) to wave or flutter showily; to diplay in a conceited, offensive way
articulate
(v.) to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fit together into a system
(adj.) able to use lanuage effectively; express clearly and forcefully
premonition
(n.) a forewarning or foreboding of a future event
abashed
embarrassed or shamed
retentative
(adj.) able to hold or keep; retaining knowlege easily
aloof
(adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a matter of choice
rehabilitate
(v.) to make over in good form; to restore to good condition or to a former position
defect
(n.) and emperfection or flaw of some kind;
(v.) to desert a cause or organization
scapegoat
(n.) a person or thing carrying the blame for others
bask
(v.) to be in, or expose oneself to; pleasant warmth to take pleasure or derive enjoyment from
forthright
(adj., adv.) frank, direct, straightforward
genial
(adj.) cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
finesse
(n.) delicate skill; tact and cleverness
(v.) to accomplish something by cleverness, good judgement, or skillful evasion
instill
(v.) to add gradually; to introduce or cause to be taken in
purge
(v.) to wash away umpurities, clean up
(n.) the process of getting rid of something or someone decisively
pseudonym
(n.) a pen name, name assumed by a writer
reprecussion
(n.) an effect or consequence of some action or event; an echo or reverberation
resolute
(adj.) bold, determined; firm