Giver Vocab: ch 7-9

Term Definition
Chaos (Noun) State of complete confusion and disorder
Compel (Verb) To drive, urge or to motivate with force; to oblige
Infringe (Verb) Trespass or encroach upon the rights of others
Ironic (Adjective) Characterized by irony' happening in the opposite way to what is exiting
Navigational (Adjective) Relating to the act or practice of plotting vehicle's course
Pervade (Verb) To spread throughout; to be present in every part of something
Quizzical (Adjective) Relating to a questioning, uncertain or puzzled way
Relinquish (Verb) To give up or to turn over possession/ control; to surrender
Remorse (Noun) Painful, deep feeling of guilt for wrongdoing
Scrupulous (Adjective) Having or showing a strict regard for what is right
Tentatively (Adverb) Not Final. Done as a trial or an experiment
Treacherous (Adjective) Likely to betray a trust; traitorous
Humiliate (Verb) To make someone feel ashamed and foolish by injuring their dignity and self respect, especially publicly
Benign (Adjective) having or showing a kindly disposition; non threatening
Meticulous (Adjective) Showing extreme or excessive concern about every last detail


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