The Giver Vocab15-19

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Term Definition
Burden (noun) A difficult or worrying responsibility or duty
carnage (noun)Widespread slaughter or massacre
concept (noun)A thought or notion
despite (Preposition) regardless of something
ecstatic (adj) showing or feeling great pleasure or delight
grief (noun)great sadness
horde (noun)a large group of people
immobilize (verb)to fix in place, to stop or disable
inflict (verb)to cause damage, harm, or unpleasantness to somebody or something
luminous (adj) bright or shinning
optimistic (adj) tending to take a hopeful and positive view of future outcomes
precise (adj) exact or specific
rigid (adj) stiff, NOT flexible
solitude (noun) the state of being or living alone
vague (adj) not clearly felt, understood or recalled

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