The Giver Ch. 10-14

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

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