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The Giver Vocabulary

TermDefinition
palpable readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived, etc.
chastisement severe criticism, strong reprimand
clouded confused, muddled, disordered
gurgling to flow in an irregular, noisy current
tunic a coat worn as part of a uniform
inconveniencing causing trouble or discomfort
invariable not variable, not changing or capable of being changed
apprehensive uneasy or fearful about something happening
rehabilitation to restore to a condition of good health, ability to work, or the like
transgression an act that goes against a law, rule, or code of conduct
nondescript lacking distinctive or interesting features or characteristics
serene calm, peaceful, and untroubled
reprieve cancel or postpone punishment of someone condemned to death
inadequate lacking the quality and quantity required
acquisition an asset or object bought or gained
subsided to become less intent, violent, or severe
conspicuous standing out to be clearly visible
interdependent the quality or condition of being mutually reliant on each other
transgressions violation of a law or command
hastily speedily or quickly
dwelling a building or place of shelter to live in
indulgently benignly lenient or permissive
relinquish to give up
exuberant expressing a extremely good feeling
cringed to bend or crouch in fear or surprise
torrent a rushing or abundant and unceasing stream
obsolete no longer in general use, falling into disuse
obstruction block or hindrance, someone who does this
phenomenon a fact, occurrence, or circumstance, that is observed or observable
assimilated to take in and incorporate as one's own, absorb
lessened made or became less
transmission being transmitted (to send or pass on from one person, place, or thing to another)
perception the ability to perceive (to become aware of, to see or notice)
essential indispensable
invigorating giving strength and courage to
conveyance a means of transporting, transmission, or communication
admonition a gentle reproof, a warning or caution
ominous foreboding or threatening
imploring to beg urgently or piteously, beseech
vague unclear, uncertain, indefinite character or meaning
wisp a small, thin, or twisted piece or amount of something
wholeheartedly without reserve
trudge walk slowly, with heavy steps
serene calm, peaceful, and untroubled
luminous radiating or reflecting light
imploringly to beg urgently or anxiously
solace comfort of someone in sorrow
meticulously taking or showing extreme care about minute details
vigilant keenly watchful to detect danger
imperceptibly very slightly, gradually
lethargy being drowsy, dull, lazy, apathetic, or unenergetic
impeded to retard or obstruct the progress of
emphatically in a forceful way
Created by: MisCoy17