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Title: Giver Vocabulary Ch 11- 16


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Giver Vocabulary Ch 11- 16
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What does frigid mean?
  • When he felt the frigid air, he wished he had his
    jacket.

3
Frigid- very cold When he felt the frigid air, he
wished he had his jacket.
4
Torrent?
  • The whirling torrent of crystals fell around him
    and gathered on his hands.

5
Torrent- a heavy downpour The whirling torrent of
crystals fell around him and gathered on his
hands. Torrential rains
6
tentatively
  • Tentatively he opened his eyes, afraid of what he
    would see.
  • I was tentative when I walked the tight rope.

7
Tentatively-uncertain, hesitant Tentatively he
opened his eyes, afraid of what he would see.
8
What does obsolete mean?
  • Nobody uses pagers or typewriters anymore
    theyre obsolete.

9
Obsolete- no longer in use Nobody uses pagers
anymore theyre obsolete.
10
Perceive
  • You should be able to perceive a teachers mood
    without being told.

11
Perceive- to become aware of though the
senses You should be able to perceive a teachers
mood without being told.
12
admonished
  • He was aware of his own admonition not to discuss
    his training.
  • I admonished my child for forgetting to empty the
    trash.

13
Admonition- a reminder of a forgotten task or
duty admonished verb. He was aware of his own
admonition not to discuss his training.
14
capacity
  • She had the capacity to learn advanced math since
    she was good with multiplication.

15
Capacity- ability to learn She had the capacity
to learn advanced math since she was good with
multiplication.
16
precise
  • You have to be precise when doing math.
  • A doctor needs to be precise when doing surgery.

17
Precise- exact You have to be precise when doing
math.
18
Conclusion- the end or finish Youve come
quickly to that conclusion, she said.
19
Chaos?
  • The gathering was full of chaos with children
    running wild.

20
Chaos- confusion The gathering was full of chaos
with children running wild.
21
Invigorating.
  • The invigorating, refreshing spring air energized
    him.

22
Invigorating- refreshing stimulating The
invigorating spring air energized him.
23
assuage
  • It was not enough to assuage the pain he was
    feeling.
  • I tried to assuage my students fears, telling
    them not to worry.

24
Assuage- to relieve assuage- to relieve It was
not enough to assuage the pain he was feeling.
25
excruciating
  • The prisoners first felt excruciating hunger
    before they died of starvation.

26
Excruciating- agonizing extremely painful
  • The prisoners first felt excruciating hunger
    before they died of starvation.

27
ominous
  • Nothing could be changed it was ominous.
  • The ominous, dark sky hinted at the upcoming
    storm.

28
Ominous- unfavorable threatening The ominous,
dark sky threatened our picnic.
29
placidly
  • Gabriel hugged his hippo placidly as he lay
    quietly in his crib.
  • Lake Placid is serene and calm.

30
Placidly- peacefully Gabriel hugged his hippo
placidly as he lay in his crib.
31
contorted
  • The Giver looked up, his face contorted with
    suffering.
  • Gustavo was contorted in pain and he limped off
    to the nurses office.

32
Contorted- twisted disfigured The Giver looked
up, his face contorted with suffering.
33
ecstatic
  • Jonas had an ecstatic memory of riding a gleaming
    brown horse.

34
Ecstatic- overjoyed Jonas had an ecstatic memory
of riding a gleaming brown horse.
35
Optimistic- hopeful expecting the best The
Nurturers were very optimistic about Gabriels
future.
36
Giver Vocabulary Ch 17-23
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Permeated- spread or flowed throughout His
new feelings permeated a greater realm than
simply in his sleep.
38
Surged- increased suddenly Happiness surged
within Jonas.
39
Dejected- depressed Me, Jonas said in a
dejected, sad voice.
40
Gravely- requiring serious thought You must stay
away from the river, The Giver said gravely.
41
Wretched- miserable The look on Jonass face was
wretched, filled with pain.
42
Successor- one who comes next He was the
successor to the Giver.
  • RECEIVER

43
Efficient- done with a minimum of waste Shes
very efficient at her work she was the first one
done.
44
Apparent- visible, easily
seen Jonass absence was apparent by midday.
45
Emphatically- expressed forcefully Yes we did!
she agreed emphatically.
46
Fugitives- people running away The fugitives
slept through the first, dangerous day
47
Vigilant- alert, watchful He was vigilant during
the night because he did not want to get caught.
48
Subtle- indirect faint It was hard to see
change the change it was very subtle.
  • Perfume and cologne should be subtle, not
    overpowering.

49
Exquisite- lovely Jonas never felt such simple
moments of exquisite happiness.
50
Impeded- stopped progress He was impeded by the
snow and his lack of strength.
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