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withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a matter of choice)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