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Nate's Gatsby Vocab

Vocab

QuestionAnswer
abortive fruitless, unsuccessful  
fractiousness tendency to be troublesome  
languidly lacking force or quickness of movement  
extemporizing improvising  
peremptory expressive or urgency or command  
oculist ophthalmologist  
contiguous adjacent  
proprietary characteristic of one that possesses or owns  
ectoplasm substance held to produce materialization of spirit  
hauteur arrogance, haughtiness  
feigned pretended  
levity lack of seriousness  
plagiaristic ideas taken from others and passed off as one's own  
impressionability sensitivity  
elations feelings of exultant joy  
proximity nearness  
anticlimax a descent, as in a series of events, that is in disappointing contrast to a preceding rise  
supercilious full of pride or scorn  
compulsion that which compels  
incredulously in disbelief  
reciprocal done, felt, given in return  
contemptuously scornfully  
unobtrusively not calling attention to oneself in a displeasing way  
inconsequence quality of not proceeding in a logical sequence  
intimation hint  
transcendent extraordinary  
indeterminate indefinite, uncertain  
apathetically indifferently, listlessly  
incessant continuing or being repeated without stopping  
strident harsh  
cataracts strong floods or rushes of water  
harlequin of many colors  
permeate to penetrate and spread through  
innuendo an indirect remark, reference, or gesture, usually implying something derogatory  
prodigality quality of extreme abundance, generosity  
apparition anything that appears unexpectedly  
caterwauling making a shrill, screeching sound  
subterfuges any plans used to hide one's true objective or evade a difficult situation  
punctilious very careful about every detail of behavior or ceremony  
labyrinth a maze  
disconcerting upsetting, embarrassing  
luxuriated grew with vigor and in great abundance  
somnambulatory in a sleepwalking state  
abstraction mental withdrawal; absentmindedness  
denizen frequenter of a particular place  
unfathomable measureless  
façade the front part of a building  
tortuously marked as repeated twists, bends, or turns  
vinous relating to wine  
nonolfactory nonodorous  
anteroom outer room  
disembodied to divest of a body, of corporeal existence  
harrowed distressed  
defunct dead or extinct  
distraught extremely troubled  
vestige trace  
swathed surrounded; enveloped  
disheveled disarranged and untidy  
corrugated shaped in parallel grooves and ridges  
laudable praiseworthy  
Created by: dubosel
 

 



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