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withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a matter of choice)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