Ela Quiz words 101-120

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Abash

Adj. embarrassed or ashamed

aloof

adj withdrawn, standing apart from others, usually by choice

anguish

n-great suffering, distress, pain
v- to be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow

articulate

v- to pronounce distinctly, to express well in words; to fit together into a system
adj. able to use language effectively; expressed clearly and forcefully

Bask

(v.) to be in, or expose oneself to, pleasant warmth; to take pleasure in or derive enjoyment from

defect

n- an imperfection or flaw or some kind
v-to desert a cause of organization

finesse

(n.) delicate skill; tact and cleverness; (v.) to accomplish something by cleverness, good judgment, or skillful evasion

flaunt

(v.) to wave or flutter showily; to display in a conceited, offensive way

forthright

frank, direct, straightforward, adj, adv

genial

adj, cardinal, pleasantly cheerful or warm

instill

v- to add gradually to introduce or caused to be taken

ostracize

v-to exclude from a group, banish, send away

premonition

n-a forewarning of forbidding of a future event

pseudonym

(n.) a pen name, name assumed by a writer

purge

v-to wash away impurities, clean up
n-the process of getting rid of something or someone decisively

rehabilitate

to make over in good form, to restore to condition or to former portion

repercussion

n-an effect or consequence of some action or event, result; an echo or reverberation.

resolute

(adj.) bold, determined; firm

retentive

(adj.) able to hold, keep, or recall; retaining knowledge easily

scapegoat

(n.) a person or thing carrying the blame of others

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