lowrygivervocab09a

These are vocabulary words found in chapter 9 of the book, The Giver, by Lois Lowry.

"The Giver" Vocabulary

Chapter 9
Word Synonym
or definition
Antonym Location
Alternate
annex
noun
"Go…to the annex entrance behind the House of the Old…"
extra or added on building take over or steal property (verb) Chapter 9, Page 68
conceivably
adverb
"Now, empowered to ask questions of utmost rudeness – and promised answers – he could, conceivably…ask…'Do you lie?'"
possibly implausibly Chapter 9, Page 71
empowered
verb
"Now, empowered to ask questions of utmost rudeness – and promised answers – he could…"
given authority or power Chapter 9, Page 71
exempted
verb
"From this moment you are exempted from the rules governing rudeness."
excused from, not subjected to freed from obligation Chapter 9, Page 68
integral
adjective
"…since his earliest learning of language, never to lie. It was an integral part of the learning of precise speech."
vital part of the process, necessary related to numbers Chapter 9, Page 70
prohibited
verb
"From this moment you are prohibited from dream-telling."
forbidden required Chapter 9, Page 68
requisitioned
verb
"When he crushed his finger…she had hastily requisitioned relief-of-pain medication…"
gave an official request or order for something necessary took something for or with official purpose Chapter 9, Page 69
utmost
adjective
"Now, empowered to ask questions of utmost rudeness – and promised answers…"
most extreme the greatest degree of Chapter 9, Page 71
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