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abashed
embarrased or ashamed
aloof
withdrawn, standing apart from others.
anguish
great suffering, disrress, or pain. to be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow.
articulate
topronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fit together into a system. able to use language effectively; expressed clearly and forcefully.
bask
to be in, or expose oneself to, pleasant warmth; to take pleasure or derive enjoyment from.
defect
an imprefection or flaw of some kind; to desert a cause or organization.
finesse
delicate skill; tact and cleverness; to accomplish something by ceverness, good judgement, or skillfull evasion.
flaunt
to wave or flutter showily; to display in a conceited offensive way.
forthright
frank, direct, straitfoward.
genial
cordial, pleasantly cheerfull or warm
instill
to add gradually; to introduce or cause to be taken in
ostracize
to exclude from a group, banish, send away
premonition
a forewarning or forboding of a future event
pseudonym
a pen name, name assumed by a writer
purge
to wash away impurities, clean up; the process of getting rid of something or someone decisively.
rehabilitate
to make over in good form; to restore to good condition or to a former position
represcussion
an effect or consequence of some action of event; an echo or reverberation
resolute
bold, determined, firm
retentive
able to hold or keep; retaining knowledge easily
scapegoat
a person or thing carrying the blame for others