Vocab Unit 6

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Abashed

embarrased
Ant: unashamed

Aloof

Withdrawn
Syn: Distant
Ant: Involved

Anguish

Great mental suffering
Syn: Woe
Ant: Joy

Articulate

To pronounce clearly
Syn: Enunciate
Ant: Tongue-tied

Bask

Derive enjoyment from
Syn: Revel

Defect

An imperfection

Finess

Delecate skill
Syn: Delicacy
Ant: Clumsiness

Flaunt

To wave or flutter showily
Syn: Show off
Ant: Hide

Forthright

Straightfoward
Syn: Blunt
Ant: Indirect

Genial

Pleasantly cheerful
Syn: friendly
Ant: Cold

Instill

To add gradually
Syn: Infuse
Ant: Root out

Ostracize

To exclude from a group
Syn: Expel
Ant: Associate with

Premonition

Foreboding of a future event
Syn: Presentiment

Pseudonym

A pen name
Syn: non de plume

Purge

Clean up
Syn: Purify
Ant: Pollute

Rehabillitate

To restore to good condition
Syn: Reform

Repercussion

Result
Ant: Cause

Resolute

Bold
Syn: Steadfast
Ant: Weak

Retentive

Retaining knowledge easily
Ant: Forgetful

Scapegoat

Person carrying the blame for others
Syn: Fall guy

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