Giver Vocab Ch 7-9 The Giver Ch 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 a 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 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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