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Vocabulary Meaning - Leaven

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Susan B. Anthony - Alma Lutz

Lutz, Alma. "Quaker Heritage." Susan B. Anthony - Rebel, Crusader, Humanitarian. Washington DC: Zenger, 1959. 1-5. Gutenberg.org. Mark C. Orton, Richard J. Shiffer and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at Http://www.pgdp.net, 25 Jan. 2007. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

Everywhere the leaven (10) of democracy was working and men were putting into practice many of the principles so boldly stated in the Declaration of Independence, claiming for themselves equal rights and opportunities.

What does the word "leaven" mean from the quote above?

A

Suppression.

B

Transformation.

C

Condensing.

D

Destruction.