Juergens Gatsby Vocab 3 (DONE)

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Aesthetic

Of, relating to, or dealing with the beautiful; Pleasing in appearance; Appreciative of, responsive to, or zealous about the beautiful

Amorphous

Having no definite form; shapeless

Caravansary

An inn surrounding a court in eastern countries where caravans rest at night

Commensurate

Equal in measure or extent; coextensive; Corresponding in size, extent, amount, or degree; proportionate

Complacent

Pleased, content, or satisfied, especially with oneself or one's circumstances; often without awareness or potential danger

Contingency

Likely but not certain to happen; possible; Not logically necessary; empirical; Happening by chance or unforeseen causes

Engrossed

To copy or write in a large hand; To prepare the usually final handwritten or printed text of; To take or engage the whole attention of : occupy completely

Fortuitous

Occurring by chance; fortunate; lucky

Garrulous

Given to prosy, rambling, or tedious loquacity; pointlessly or annoyingly talkative; wordy

Genial

Favorable to growth or comfort; Displaying or marked by genius; Marked by or diffusing sympathy or friendliness; Of or relating to marriage or generation

Harrowing

Extremely disturbing or distressing; grievous

Incessant

Continuing or following without interruption; unceasing

Incoherent

Lacking orderly continuity, arrangement, or relevance; inconsistent; Lacking normal clarity or intelligibility in speech or thought

Interminable

Having or seeming to have no end

Inviolate

Not violated or profaned; pure

Orgiastic

Of, related to, or marked by orgies; Characterized by unrestrained emotions

Pasquinade

A lampoon posted in a public place; Satirical writing; satire

Portentous

Of, relating to, or consulting a coming event; Eliciting amazement or wonder; prodigious

Precipitately

Falling, flowing, or rushing with steep descent; precipitous; steep; Exhibiting violent or unwise speed

Rancor

Bitter deep-seated ill will; enmity

Redolent

Exuding fragrance; aromatic; Full of specified fragrance; scented

Relinquish

To withdraw or retreat from; leave behind; Give up; To stop holding physically; release; To give over possession or control of

Truculent

Feeling or displaying ferocity; cruel; savage; Deadly; destructive; Scathingly harsh; vitriolic; Aggressively self-assertive; belligerent

Unscrupulous

Having no moral integrity; unprincipled

Vicarious

Performed or suffered by one person as a substitute for another or to the benefit or advantage of another; substitutionary; Experienced or realized through imaginative or sympathetic participation in the experience of another; Occuring in an unexpected or abnormal part of the body instead of the usual one

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