Vocabulary #1

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Vocabulary #1
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wordly wise vocabulary words
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  1. ALIENATE
    • v. 1. To cause to feel unfriendly where friendliness once existed.
    • 2. To cuase to feel alone or cut off from.
  2. FERVENT
    adj. Having or showing great warmth or deep feelings; intensely eager.

    Staring intently at the jury, Clarence Darrow made a fervent plea for his clients life.
  3. FORBEARANCE
    n. A showing self control or patience.
  4. GULLIBLE
    adj. Easily tricked or cheated; too trusting.
  5. HINDRANCE
    n. Any person or thing that is an obstacle.
  6. INFLAMMATORY
    adj. Causing anger or trouble.
  7. ORDIAN
    • v. 1. to order or prearrange.
    • 2. To install as a minister, priest, or rabbi, often in a special ceremony.
  8. OVATION
    n. An enthusiastic reception; long and loud applause.
  9. OVERT
    adj. Not hidden; public.
  10. RECANT
    v. To take bake an opinion or statement; to confess to being wrong.
  11. REJOINDER
    n. A reply to what has been said.
  12. REPROACH
    • v. To find fault with; to blame .
    • n. Blame, disgrace, or discredit.
  13. SERVILE
    adj. Like a slave; excessively humble.
  14. SURPASS
    v. To exceed or go beyond
  15. VIVIFY
    v. To make insulting remarks about; to slander.

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