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Syn. and Ant. 6

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abashed
ant: unembarrassed, unashamed
aloof
syn: distant, cold, standoffish ant: involved, sociable
anguish
syn: misery, woe, torment ant: joy, delight, peace of mind
articulate
syn: enunciate, expound, glib, eloquent ant: tongue-tied, mumbled, incoherent
bask
syn: wallow, revel
defect
syn: fault, flaw, imperfection ant: perfection
finesse
syn: delicacy, subtlety ant: clumsiness, awkwardness
flaunt
syn: show off, parade ant: hide, downplay
forthright
syn: candid, blunt ant: indirect, evasive, deceitful, two-faced
genial
syn: friendly, amiable ant: cold, unfriendly, unsociable
instill
syn: implant, infuse, inculcate ant: root out, eradicate, extirpate
ostracize
syn: cast out, expel, blackball, snub ant: fraternize with, associate with
premonition
syn: presentiment
pseudonym
syn: nom de plum
purge
syn: cleanse, purify ant: pollute, contaminate, defile
rehabilitate
syn: reclaim, rebuild, reform
repercussion
ant: cause, source
resolute
syn: steadfast, unflinching ant:weak, spineless, indecisive
retentive
ant: porous, forgetful
scapegoat
syn: fall guy, whipping boy