Giver Vocab Ch 1-3

Term Definition
Rasping (verb):scrape or grate with a rough tool
Distraught (adjective):mentally confused, bewildered
Distracted (adjective):turned away the mind or attention of
Wheedle (verb):to persuade with flattery
Nurterer (noun):one who takes care of, feeds
Desposition (noun):a person's general way of acting
Transgression (noun):act or instance of breaking the law
Apprehensive (adjective):fearful of what may happen
Aptitude (noun):natural ability;talent
Chastise (verb):to punish;reprimand severely
Rarity (noun):person or thing that is uncommon
Palpable (adjective):able to be touched or felt
Petulantly (adjective):ill-humored;peevish
Bewilderment (noun):confusion or complete puzzlement
Nondescript (adjective)without interesting or striking characteristics

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