Vocab "The Great Gatsby"

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vocab for the great gatsby test on 2/15

Feigned

Faked

Reproach

expression of disapproval

Fractiousness

a manner that is argumentative

Desolate

Lifeless

Incredulously

Doubtfully

Devoid

Absent of

Libel

Written lies to ruin a person's reputation

Supercilious

Disdainful

Languid

Moving slowly

Strident

Harsh Sounding

Innuendo

Inappropriate suggestion

Contemptuous

Scornful

Credulity

Gullible

Impetuously

Suddenly, impulsively

Florid

Reddish or ruddy complexion; "showy"

Corpulent

Large or bulky; overweight

Malevolence

Hatred

Punctilious

Strict in observing formalities

Denizen

A native resident or someone who visits often

Harrowed

Distressed/worn out

Laudable

Deserving praise

Meretricious

Vulgar attractions

Conceits

Fancies, whims

Ineffable

Inexpressible

Turgid

Inflated

Ingratiate

Establishing oneself in the good favors of another

Lethargic

Drowsy, sluggish

Menagerie

An unusual group of people

Sensuous

Perceived by or affecting the senses

Rancor

Bitter resentment

Expostulation

Reasoning

Colossal

Huge; greatly important

Benediction

A blessing

Forlorn

Dreary, lonely, sad

Strata

A level or class of people

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