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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adj withdrawn, standing apart from others, usually by choice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