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(n.) an imperfection or flaw of some kind

(v.) to desert a casue or org.
defect
(adj.) bold, determined, firm
resolute
(n.) a forwarning or foreboding of a future event
premonition
(adj.) embarrased or ashamed
abashed
(n.) a delecate skill, tact, cleverness

(v.) to accomplsih something by cleverness, good judgement, or skillful evasion
finesse
(n.) an effect or consequence of some action or event
repercussion
(adj.) able to hold or keep; retaining knowledge easily
retentive
(v.) to wash away impurities, clean up
purge
(adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually by choice)
aloof
(v.) to wave or flutter showily; to display in a conceited offensive way
flaunt
(v.) to be in, or expose oneself to, pleasant warmeth, to take pleasure in
bask
(n.) a pen name, name assumed by a writer
pseudonym
(n.) great suffering, distress, pain

(v.) to be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow
anguish
(adj., adv.) frank, direct, straightforward
forthfright
(v.) to pronounce distinctly, to express well in words, to fit together into a system

(adj.) able to use lang. effectivley; expressed carefully and forcefully
articulate
(n.) a preson or thing carrying the blame for others
scapegoat
(v.) to exclude from a group
ostracize
(v.) to make over in good form; to restore to good form
rehabilitate
(v.) to add gradually; to introduce or cause to be taken in
instill
(adj.) cordial, pleasanty cheerful or warm
genial