giver ch 10-14 giver ch 10-14 vocab

Term Definition
assuage (verb) to make easier to handle
sinuous (adj) snake-like and wavey
ominous (adj) showing a sign of something bad to come
irrational (adj) unable to reason with logic
assimilate (verb) to adopt the ways and adapt into a culture or society
destination (noun) the goal of the journey
frigid (adj) freezing cold
admonition (noun) a gentle criticism
agony (noun) extreme pain of the body or mind
sparse (adj) very few
origin (noun) the basic source of something
signifigence (noun) having importance
isolation (noun) separation from others
mutilate (verb) to mess up by cutting or destroying in some other way
skeptical (adj) being doubtful that something is true or is as it appears to be

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