The Giver Vocab 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 the law or rule
dosage (noun) the amount of medication in a single dosage
interdependence (noun) dependent on each other
indulgently (adverb) to yield, satisfy, or gratify desires, feelings
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 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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