(“A” Version) The Giver Vocabulary Look for these words as you read the novel. Remember: We are defining these words within the context of the novel. Each may have other definitions, so pay attention!!! NO TYPED VOCABULARY WILL BE ACCEPTED. Word Page Number Word Page Number transgression 10 excruciating 106 chastisement 20 imploring 113 disquieting 33 exasperation 124 interdependence 39 dejected 131 profound 49 faltered 133 retroactive 52 empowered 144 indolence 58 rueful 144 requisitioned 66 languid 156 conveyance 80 meager 161 phenomenon 87 imperceptibly 165 The Giver Vocabulary Directions 1. Copy down the sentence in which the word is used in the novel. Place the sentence in quotation marks and place the page number in parentheses after the sentence. 2. Attempt to define the word yourself through the use of context clues. 3. Look up the word in the dictionary and copy down the part of speech and the correct definition. (HINT: Make sure it is the correct part of speech!) Do the above on notebook paper! Keep up with it or it will become an overwhelming task… There will be a test on these words after we’ve finished the novel.