4-6 The Giver Vocab

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Term Definition
Gravitating (verb) move or be attached by a strong influence
Chortle (verb) to laugh with a snorting chuckle
Infraction (noun) the act of breaking the law or rule
Dosage (noun) the amount of medication in a single dose
Interdependence (noun) dependent on one another
Indulgently (adverb) to yield to, satisfy, or gratify desires, feelings, etc.
Exuberant (adjective) overflowing with high spirits
Impatient (adjective) irritated or annoyed by delay
Ritual (noun) a set procedure for religious rite
Elder (noun) a person born earlier; someone earlier
Adherence (verb) to stick to or firmly attached
Intrigue (verb) to plot craftily or underhandedly
Retroactive (verb) applying to the past (events)
Serene (adjective) peaceful, calm, and quiet
Buoyancy (noun) the power to float or rise in water

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