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abashed

Embarrassed or ashamed

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aloof

Not friendly

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articulate

Speak fluently

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bask

Lie exposed to warmth and light

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defect

Imperfection or lacking

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finesse

Intricate and refined delicacy

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flaunt

Display something impressively to make someone jealous

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forthright

Direct and outspoken; straightforward and honest

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genial

Friendly and cheerful

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instill

Gradually but firmly establish

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ostracize

Exclude someone from a society or group

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premonition

A strong feeling that something is about to happen

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pseudonym

A fictitious name, especially one used by an author

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purge

Get rid of an unwanted feeling, memory, or condition.

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rehabilitate

Restore to health or normal life by training and therapy after imprisonment, addiction, or illness

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repercussion

An unintended consequence occurring some time after an event or action

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resolute

Admirably purposeful and determined

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retentive

- Having the ability to remember facts and impressions easily
- Able to absorb and hold moisture

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scapegoat

A person who is blamed for the wrongdoings, mistakes, or faults of others

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anguish

Severe mental or physical pain or suffering