Vocabulary #1

ALIENATE

v. 1. To cause to feel unfriendly where friendliness once existed. 2. To cuase to feel alone or cut off from.

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.

FORBEARANCE

n. A showing 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.

ORDIAN

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 bake 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

VIVIFY

v. To make insulting remarks about; to slander.