The Giver, Chapters 1-12

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palpable

obvious, real

apprehensive

uneasy, fearful about the future

ponder

reflect, consider deeply

transgress

break or violate, wrongdoing

chastisement

discipline, punishment

petulant

ill-tempered, irritated, impatient

hoard

gather, store, stash

nondescript

typical, not recognizable, unparticular

gravitate

attracted, have a natural tendency to sink or fall

chortle

chuckle, guffaw

interdependent

dependent on each other

reprieve

postpone, delay, pardon, cancel

relinquish

cease, give up

congregate

gather

meticulous

precise, careful, attention to detail

profound

intense, extreme

retroactive

taking effect from a date in the past, prior period, happens before

crescendo

increase

benign

gentle, kindly, gracious

indolent

lazy

requisition

required, demanded

intricate

complicated, detailed

conspicuous

clearly visible, noticable

diminish

reduce, make smaller, lessen

successor

succeeds another

exhilarate

enliven, envigorate, elate, animate

tentative

hesitantly

conveyance

transporting

phenomenon

occurrence, situation, esp. strange

admonition

warning, caution

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