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GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 20

GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 20
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alienate
v. to cause to feel unfriendly where friendliness once existed
alienate
v. to cause to feel alone and cut off from.
fervent
adj. having or showing great warmth or deep feeling; intensely eager
fervor
n. great warmth and intensity of feeling.
forbearance
n. a showing of self-control or patience
forbear
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
inflammatory
adj. to make or become swollen and sore.
ordain
v. to order or prearrange
ordain
v. 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
reproach
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