11 terms

The Giver - Vocab - Chapters 6 & 7

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relinquish
voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up
invaribly
always; without changing
disposition
a person's inherent qualities of mind and character
buoyancy
the ability or tendency to float in water or air or some other fluid.
solemn
formal and dignified; serious
indulgently
in a permissive, tolerant, way, such as to humor somebody's wishes
infringed
intruded upon land, rights, or privileges that belong to someone else
fleeting
short-lived; lasting only temporarily
profound
very great or intense; deeply moving
piecemeal
one piece at a time; gradually
retroactive
taking effect from a date in the past

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