The Great Gatsby Hogan Vocab

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elusive

difficult to describe, skillful at eluding capture

contingency

possibility

complacency

self-satisfaction

relinquish

turn away from, part with a possession or right

proprietor

an owner

peremptorily

leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal, decisively

abound

be abundant or plentiful

stifling

forceful prevention, suffocating

sumptuous

rich and superior in quality

indiscreet

lacking discretion, not wise

portentous

of ominous significance

perturbed

disturbed

tumultuous

marked by disturbance and uproar; raising a great clatter and commotion

despicable

worthy of scorn, contemptible

perishable

likely to spoil or decay

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