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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 8 Lesson 20

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alienate
v. 1. To cause to feel unfriendly where friendliness once existed. 2. To cause to feel alone and cut off from .
fervent
adj. Having or showing great warmth or deep feeling; intensely eager.
forbearance
n. A showing of self-control or patience. (v).To hold back; to keep from doing or saying something.
gullible
adj. Easily tricked or cheated; too trusting.
hindrance
n. Any person or thing that is an obstacle.
inflammatory
adj. Causing anger or trouble.
ordain
v. 1. To order or prearrange. 2. To install as a minister, priest, or rabbi, often in a special ceremony.
ovation
n. An enthusiastic reception; long and loud applause.
overt
adj. Not hidden; public.
recant
v. To take back an opinion or statement; to confess to being wrong.
rejoinder
n. A reply to what has been said.
reproach
v. To find fault with; to blame. (n)Blame, disgrace, or discredit.
servile
adj. Like a slave; excessively humble.
surpass
v. To exceed or go beyond.
vilify
v. To make insulting remarks about; to slander.