8 Week 12. Ardent ( adj ): intensely devoted, eager, or enthusiastic; having great passion Adv : ardently N: ardency. Encroach (v): to intrude gradually, beyond what is proper or accepted N: encroachment. Overt ( adj ): open to view; not hidden or secret Adv : overtly N: overtness.
Predicate Nominative: a noun or pronoun IN THE PREDICATE of a sentence that renames the subject.