giver vocab ch3-4 STUDY

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Term Definition
gravitating ( Verb ) move or be attracted by a strong influence
chortle ( Verb ) to laugh with a snorting chuckle
Infraction ( noun ) the act of breaking the law or a rule
dosage ( noun ) the amount of medication in a single dose
interdependent ( 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
buoyancy ( noun ) the power to float or rise in water
ritual ( noun ) a set procedure for religious rite
elder ( noun ) a person born earlier; someone older
adherence ( verb ) to stick to or firmly attached
intrigue (verb ) to plot craftily or underhandedly
retroactive ( verb ) applying to past ( events )
serene ( adjective ) peaceful, calm, quiet

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