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 without 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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