Ch 8-14 Giver Vocab

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piece by piece; a little at a time
 
piecemeal (adj)
2
a gradual increase in force or loudness
 
crescendo (n.) 
3
showing or indicating kindly feeling; gentle
 
Benign (adj)
4
easy and lively; carefree; sprightly
 
Jaunty (adj)
5
showing complete accord; concurred in by all
 
Unanimous (adj)
6
passing swiftly; moving rapidly; soon gone
 
Fleeting (adj.)
7
a crowd; great number; multitude
 
Throng (n.)
8
to demand or take, as by authority, for military purposes, public needs; formal request for...
 
Requisitioned (v.) 
9
necessary to the completeness of the whole
 
Integral (adj.)
10
easily seen or noticed; readily visible or observable
 
Conspicuous (adj.)
11
a heavy downpour
 
Torrent (n.)
12
a thing that carries people or goods; vehicle; carriage
 
Conveyance (n.)
13
gentle reproof or warning
 
Admonition (adj.)
14
turned to one side; twisted, perverted, especially in irony
 
Wryly (adv.)
15
(not) a variety of color, shade or tint
 
Hueless (adj.)
16
having many curves, bends, or turns, winding 
 
Sinuous (adj.)
17
to take in and made a part of oneself, absorb
 
Assimilated (v.)
18
anything daubed on (to apply( greasy or sticky stuff) to a surface 
 
Daub (n.)
19
to calm or soothe (angry or excited feelings); make less intense
 
Assuage (n/v)
20
of bad omen; unfavorable; threatening
 
Ominous (adj.)

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