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Instill
to add gradually; to introduce to cause to be taken in
Synonyms: implant, infuse, inculcate
Antonyms: root out, eradicate, extirpate
Ostracize
to exclude from a group, banish, send away
Synonyms: cast out, expel, blackball, snub
Antonyms: fraternize with, associate with
Premonition
forewarning or foreboding of a future event
Synonym: presentiment
Pseudonym
a pen name, name assumed by a writer
Synonym: nom de plume
Purge
to wash away impurities, clean up; the process of getting ride of something or someone decisively
Synonyms: cleanse, purity
Antonyms: pollute, contaminate, defile
Rehabilitate
to make over in good form; to restore to good condition or to a former postion
Synonyms: reclaim, rebuild, reform
Repercussion
an effect or consequence of some action or event, result; an echo or reverberation
Antonmys: cause, sources
Resolute
bold, determined, firm
Synonyms: steadfast, unflinching
Antonyms: weak, spineless, indecisive
Retentive
able to hold, keep or recall, retaining, knowledge easily
Antonyms: porous, forgetful
Scapegoat
person or thing carrying the blame for others
Synonyms: fall guy, whipping boy