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Title: The Giver


1
The Giver
  • By Lois Lowry

2
Vocabulary
  • Utopia a place of ideal perfection especially
    in laws, government, and social conditions.

3
Chapters 1-5
  • Apprehensive fearful of what may be coming
  • Ironic opposite of what is expected
  • Chastise express sharp disapproval
  • Remorse deep regret
  • Adherence an attachment or devotion (to a
    person, cause, etc)

4
Chapters 1-5
  • Aptitude a natural tendency, inclination, or
    ability
  • Gravitating attracting or tending to move
    forward
  • Serene- undisturbed, calm, quiet
  • Distraught crazed, very upset
  • Chortled chuckled, laughed

5
Chapters 1-5
  • Transgression a violation
  • Nurturer one who feeds or takes care of someone
  • Nondescript belonging to no definite class or
    type hard to describe
  • Infraction a violation of a law or pact
  • Mystified puzzled or perplexed

6
Chapter 6-10
  • Exuberant lively
  • Crescendo increase in volume
  • Exemption freedom from a requirement
  • Reprieve to postpone the punishment of to give
    temporary relief from something
  • Integrity uprightness, honesty, and sincerity

7
Chapters 6-10
  • Relinquish to give up, surrender, or release
  • Independence freedom from the control of
    another
  • Interdependence dependence on each other
  • Prestige reputation based on high achievement,
    character, etc.
  • Indolence the quality of being lazy

8
Chapters 6-10
  • Acquisition something acquired
  • Integral essential necessary for completeness
  • Scrupulously conscientiously precisely and
    accurately
  • Buoyancy the ability or tendency to float in
    liquid
  • Benign doing little or no harm

9
Chapters 11-15
  • Hueless colorless
  • Carnage massive slaughter as in war
  • Torrent a violent, swiftly, flowing stream
  • Anguished having extreme mental or physical
    suffering
  • Stench disagreeable or offensive odor
  • Fretful - irritable

10
Chapters 11-15
  • Unendurable not bearable, not tolerable
  • Perceive to take in or group mentally
    comprehend
  • Admonition a warning or reprimand
  • Tentative made, done, or proposed as a trial or
    experiment not definite or final
  • Vibrance being full of life, energy, or
    enthusiasm

11
Chapters 11 - 15
  • Sinuous full of bends or curves
  • Immobilized made incapable of being moved
  • Parched very thirsty

12
Chapters 16 - 19
  • Expertise expert skill or knowledge
  • Obsolete no longer in use old-fashioned
  • Ruefully apologetically, regretfully
  • Ecstatic overwhelmed with joy or delight
  • Solitude being alone
  • Faltered to act or speak with hesitation to
    move unsteadily stumble

13
Chapters 16 -19
  • Pervaded spread throughout every part
  • Glimpse a brief view passing glance
  • Permeated synonym of pervaded
  • Wretched very unhappy deeply distressed
  • Dejected low in spirits disheartened depressed

14
Chapters 20 -23
  • Augmented enlarged, made greater
  • Empathetic using emphasis in speaking
  • Empowered given power or authority to enabled
  • Frazzled tired out, weary
  • Hypnotic causing sleep
  • Imperceptibly subtly
  • Mimicked - imitated

15
Chapters 20 -23
  • Languid without interest or spirit listless
    sluggish
  • Lethargy an abnormal drowsiness great lack of
    energy
  • Loomed appeared, especially in a large or
    threatening way
  • Obscured to conceal (hide) from view
  • Perils exposure to harm risk

16
Chapters 20 -23
  • Sarcastic characterized by taunting or caustic
    remarks
  • Solace an easing or grief, loneliness, etc
  • Stealthily - secretly

17
More needed for final exam
  • Mourning an outward sign of grief for a
    persons death
  • Vital important
  • Murky unclear
  • Exasperated irritated annoyed
  • Meticulously with extreme attention to details
  • Rigorous very strict harsh

18
More needed for final exam
  • Excruciating intense
  • Conspicuous noticeable
  • Exhilarating exciting stimulating
  • Mutilated disfigured by cutting maimed
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