Great Gatsby Vocabulary Chap 2

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grotesque

distorted and unnatural in shape or size

desolate

lonely; forlorn; uninhabited; barren

oculist

eye doctor

supercilious

proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority

proprietor

(law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business

anemic

lacking vigor or energy

pastoral

Relating to country life, and often presented as charmingly simple

haughtily

arrogant and superior

languid

slow, sluggish, listless, weak

ectoplasm

outer layer of the cell

impenetrable

not capable of being entered or passed through

transcendent

excelling; surpassing

saunter

walk leisurely and with no apparent aim

countenance

face

apathetically

with little interest or emotion

rakish

dashing stylish and confident, adj.

perceptible

understandable, visible

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