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Great Gatsby Ch. 1

These are the vocabulary words for chapter 1 of The Great Gatsby.

Supercilious behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to others
Imperative crucial, essential or urgent
Extemporize to speak without preparation; to improvise
Sedative tending to calm or soothe
Incredulous unwilling or unable to believe something
Privy sharing in the knowledge of (something secret or private)
Levity lightness of mind, character, or behavior; lack of appropriate seriousness or earnestness
Elation great happiness and euphoria
Fractiousness the tendency to be troublesome and quarrelsome
Conscientious (of a person) wishing to do what is right
Imperceptible impossible to perceive
Contemptuous feeling or expressing deep hatred or disapproval
Devoid not possessing (something); lacking
Unobtrusive not noticeable or conspicuous
Created by: wrenteria



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