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The Giver, Chapters 11- 15 Vocabulary

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torrent
a rushing stream of a liquid
anguished
extreme pain or distress of body or mind
stench
very disagreeable smell
isolation
separation of a living thing
transmitting
to transfer one person or place to another
unendurable
too unpleasant or painful to bear
perceived
to become aware of through senses
irrationally
unable to reason
fretful
to make or become worried
assuage
to lessen or make better to bear
consciousness
done with awareness or purpose
hueless
without color
admonition
gentle or friendly reproof
ominous
being or exhibiting an omen; having a menacing or threatening aspect
tentatively
not fully worked out or developed
vibrance
the quality or state of being vibrant; pulsating with vigor, activity or life
sinuous
of a snakelike or wavy form
immobilized
to fix in place
relinquished
to withdraw or retreat from
meticulous
extremely or overly careful in small details
exempted
free or released from some condition or requirement that others must meet or deal with
parched
to toast by dry heat
imploring
to call upon with a humble request
carnage
great destruction of life