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30 terms

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