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23 terms

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