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30 terms

The Giver

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Jeer
to make fun of rudely or unkindly; a rude remark of derision
Palpable
able to be touched or felt
Anthem
a song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)
Wheedle
to coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise
Apprehensive
mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc
Nurturer
a person who cares for and encourages the growth or development of someone
Disposition
attitude or mood
Transgression
the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit
Prior
earlier, former
Confide
To trust someone with private or secret information
Fret
worry unnecessarily or excessively
Chastisement
a rebuke for making a mistake
Drone
an unchanging intonation
Regulated
controlled or governed according to rule or principle or law
Gravitate
be attracted to
Serene
calm and untroubled; peaceful
Chortle
a soft partly suppressed laugh
Commotion
a disorderly outburst or tumult
Hover
to remain in place over an object or location
Exuberant
Full of unrestrained enthusiasm or joy
Infringe
(v.) to violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds
Prestige
respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
Retroactive
applying to events that are past
Crescendo
steadily increasing volume or force
Meticulously
very carefully and precisely
Integral
Necessary to complete something; essential
Tentatively
in an uncertain or hesitant way
Obsolete
out-of-date, no longer in use
Wryly
cleverly, often with ironic or grim humor
Hueless
without color