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Unit 6 Vocabulary

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abashed
ANT: unembarrased, unashamed
aloof
SYN: distant, cold, standoffish; ANT: involved, sociable
anguish
SYN: (n) misery, woe, torment; ANT: (n) joy, delight, peace of mind
articulate
SYN: (v) enunciate, expound;(adj) glib, eloquent; ANT: (adj) tongue-tied, mumbled, incoherent
bask
SYN: wallow, revel
defect
SYN: (n) imperfection, flaw (v) to desert
finesse
SYN: (n) delicacy, subtlety; ANT: (n) 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: mom de plume
purge
SYN: (v) cleanse, purify; ANT: (v) 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