Giver Vocab Ch 7-9 Giver Vocab 7-9

Term Definition
chaos (noun) State of complete confusion and disorder.
compel (verb) to drive, urge or 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 expected
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 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
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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