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The Giver Vocab 1-12

Vocabulary Terms Chapters 1-12

intrigued interested; arousing someone's curiosity
reassuring comforting; putting someone at ease
apprehensive uneasy; anxious
transgression offense; crime; sin
chastise scold
petulant cross; sulky
bewildered confused
serene peaceful
vividly with detail and clarity
exuberant cheerful and energetic
cringed flinched or winced
meticulously carefully; with great precision and care
prestige status and importance
sheepish embarrassed
anguish pain and distress
rigorous tough and demanding
unnerving alarming and uncomfortable
empowered allowed; authorized
diminish decrease; lessen
exhilarating thrilling; exciting
disgrace dishonor or humiliate
frigid bitterly cold
obsolete outdated
dumbfounded astonished and speechless



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