Giver Vocab Ch 10-14

Term Definition
assuage (verb): To make easier to handle (such as a burden or a 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
admonition (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 is as it appears to be

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