The Giver ch. 4-6

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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 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): irradiated or annoyed by delay.
Buoyancy (noun): the power to float or rise in water.
Ritual (noun): a set of 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 the past (events)
Serene (adjective): peaceful, calm, quiet.

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