The Giver Vocab

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distraught

a group of people living together in one place, esp. one practicing common ownership

Appeal

an earnest request for aid, support, sympathy, mercy,

Chastisement

Rebuke or reprimand severely

Nuisance

something offensive or annoying to individuals or to the community

Stirrings

rousing, exciting, or thrilling

appeal

to make a serious or urgent request

Profound

of deep meaning. persuasive or intense;

kinship

Family relations

Clustered

A grouping of a number of similar things.

Upholstered

Provide (furniture) with a soft, padded covering

quizzically

questioning or puzzled

Phenomenon

something that is impressive or extraordinary.

consciousness

the state of being awake and aware of one's surroundings

Jarred

send a painful or damaging shock through a part of the body

surging

The action or an instance of a surge

dismounted

to get off or alight from a horse, bicycle, etc.

corner-attack

to be attacked when in a corner

dejected

Sad and depressed

squirmed

wiggle: the act of wiggling

mimicked

imitate someone or their actions or words

hapazard

Dependent upon or characterized by mere chance

tantalizing

torment or tease (someone) with the sight or promise of something that is unobtainable

trudged

walking or marching steadily and usually laboriously

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