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23 terms

The Giver Vocabulary

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Palpable
Capable of being felt, touched; clear, obvious
Adherence
Support for a person, an idea; faithfulness
Chastise
To punish, reprimand
Remorse
Bitter regret; sorrow
Serene
Calm, unruffled
Relinquish
To let go of; to give up
Lapse
A temporary failure; a slip up
Jaunty
Having a self-confident manner
Integral
Necessary; important
Tentatively
Doubtful; unsure
Torrent
Downpour; an overwhelming amount
Fleeting
Passing quickly
Assimilated
Absorbed; taken up mentally; made similar
Assuage
To relieve; provide relief of pain
Lull
Make calm or still
Immobilize
Rendered incapable of being moved
Flushed
Red or warm in the face
Permeated
Spread through
Luminous
Bright, shining, radiant
Winced
Made a pained expression
Rueful
Regretful
Languid
Slack or slow; dreamy; lethargic
Subsided
Diminished in intensity

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