lowrygivervocab1112o

These are vocabulary words found in chapter 11 through 12 of the book, The Giver, by Lois Lowry.

"The Giver" Vocabulary

Chapters 11 - 12
Word Synonym
or definition
Antonym Location
Alternate
peppered
verb
"Tiny, cold featherlike feelings peppered his body and face."
to throw at or sprinkle somebody with something to have had the spice pepper put on it Chapter 11, Page 80
obstruction
noun
"Finally the obstruction of the piled snow was too much for the thin runners of the sled, and he came to a stop."
thing blocking or stopping Chapter 11, Page 80
agricultural
adjective
"Snow made growing food difficult, limited the agricultural periods."
having to do with growing or farms Chapter 11, Page 83
obsolete
adjective
"It wasn’t a practical thing, so it became obsolete when we went to sameness."
not used any more out-of-date Chapter 11, Page 84
indescribable
adjective
"This time it had been Fiona who had undergone that fleeting indescribable change."
impossible to describe or explain Chapter 12, Page 90
furred
adjective
"He saw his own hands, furred again with snow, holding the rope."
made covered, especially in a fur-like way Chapter 12, Page 93
conclusion
noun
"'You’ve come very quickly to that conclusion,' he said."
decision based on facts the end or final part of something Chapter 12, Page 96
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