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Vocabulary Workshop Unit 6 Level C Notecards with ' and syn., ant.

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a-bashed'
(adj., part.) embarrassed, ashamed, or nonplussed
ant. unembarrassed, unashamed
a-loof'
(adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a matter of choice)
syn. distant, cold, standoffish
ant. invovled, sociable
an'-guish
(n.) great mental suffering, distress, or pain; (v.) to be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow
syn. (n.) misery, woe, torment
ant. (n.) joy, delight, peace of mind
ar-tic'-u late
(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
syn. (v.) enunciate, expound; (adj.) glib, eloquent
ant. (adj.) tongue-tied, mumbled, incoherent
bask
(v.) to be in, or expose oneself to, pleasant warmth; to take pleasure in or derive enjoyment from
syn. wallow, revel
(n.) de'-fect
(v.) de-fect'
(n.) An imperfection, flaw, or blemish of some kind; (v.) to desert a cause or organization
fi-nesse'
(n.) delicate skill; tact and cleverness; (v.) to accomplish something by cleverness, good judgment, or skillful evasion
syn. (n.) delicacy, subtlety
ant. (n.) clumsiness, awkwardness
flaunt
(v.) to wave or flutter showily; to display in a conceited, offensive way
syn. show off, parade
ant. hide, downplay
forth'-right
(adj.) frank, direct, straightforward
syn. candid, blunt
ant. indirect, evasive, deceitful, two-faced
ge'-nial
(adj.) cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
syn. friendly, amiable
ant. cold, unfriendly, unsociable
in-still'
(v.) to add gradually; to introduce or cause to be taken in
syn. implant, infuse, inculcate
ant. root out, eradicate, extirpate
os'-tra-cize
(v.) to exclude from a group, banish, send away
syn. cast out, expel, blackball, snub
ant. fratenize with, associate with
pre-mo-nit'-ion
(n.) forewarning or foreboding of a future event
syn. presentiment
pseu'-do-nym
(n.) a pen name, name assumed by a writer
syn. nom de plume
purge
(v.) to wash away impurities, clean up; (n.) the process of getting rid of something or someone decisively
syn. (v.) cleanse, purify
ant. (v.) pollute, contaminate, defile
re-ha-bil'-i-tate
(v.) to make over in good form; to restore to good condition or to a former position
syn. reclaim, rebuild, reform
re-per-cuss'-ion
(n.) an effect or consequence of some action or event, result; an echo or reverderation
ant. cause, source
res'-o-lute
(adj.) bold, determined; firm
syn. steadfast, unflinching
ant. weak, spineless, indecisive
re-tent'-ive
(adj.) able to hold, keep, or recall; retaining knowledge easily
ant. porous, forgetful
scape'-goat
(n.) a person or thing carrying the blame for others
syn. fall guy, whipping boy