Giver Vocab Ch 10-14

Term Definition
Assuage (verb): to make easier to handle (such as a burden or task)
Sinuous (adjective): snake-like and wavy
Ominous (adjective): showing a sign of something bad to come
Irrational (adjective): unable to reason with logic
Assimilate (verb): to adopt the ways and adapt into a culture or society
Destination (noun): the goal of a journey
Frigid (adjective): freezing cold
Admoition (noun): a gentle criticism
Agony (noun): extreme pain of the body or mind
Sparse (adjective): very few
Origin (noun): the basic source of something
Significance (noun): having importance
Isolation (noun): separation from others
Mutilate (verb): to mess up by cutting or destroying in some other way
Skeptical (adjective): being doubtful that something is true or as it appears to be

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