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WW 8 Lesson 20

WW 8 Lesson 20
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alienate
v. to cause to feel unfriendly where friendliness once existed.
fervent
adj. having or showing great warmth or deep feeling; intensely eager.
forbearance
n. a showing of self-control or patience.
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. to order or prearrange.
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.
servile
adj. like a slave; excessively humble.
surpass
v. to exceed or go beyond.
vilify
v. to make insulting remarks about; to slander.