Great Gatsby 1-4 vocab

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abortive

unsuccessful

fractiousness

tendency to be troublesome

languidly

lazily

extemporizing

improvising

peremptory

bossy

oculist

ophthalmologist

contiguous

adjacent

proprietary

behaving as if you own someone

ectoplasm

substance to produce a ghost

hauteur

arrogance

innuendo

hint

tortuously

twisting

vinous

wine-related

subterfuges

deception

punctilious

careful

non-olfactory

non-odorous

anteroom

outer room

somnambulatory

as if sleepwalking

denizen

someone who hangs around a certain place

disembodied

to strip a body of bodily existence

elongating

to extend length of

postern

private or side entrance

pompadour

a mans hairstyle common around 1920

nebulous

indistinct, vague

meretricious

falsely attractive

conceits

fanciful ideas

debauchee

a person with reckless and self indulgent habits

euphemism

words that stand in for more offensive terms

dilatory

slow or late

incarnation

when a spirit receives a human body

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