The Great Gatsby

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meretricious

of or relating to a prostitute

insidious

harmful but enticing

ineffable

incapable of being expressed in words

reposing

to lay at rest

turgid

excessively embellished in style or language; pompous

florid

elaborately decorated

ingratiate

to gain favor by effort

cordial

relating to the heart; deeply felt

septic

used for disposal; sewage treatment; infected

dilatory

cause delay; procrastination

incarnation

embodiment of a deity or spirit

caravansary

an inn surrounding a court

affront

an insult to the face; confront

contingency

an event not certain to occur

inviolate

not violated

portentous

eliciting amazement or wonder; hints of violence

prig

thief

vicariously

serving instead of someone; living through someone else

magnanimous

showing a courageous spirit

portentous

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redolent

exuding fragrance

vestibule

a passage, hall, or room between inside and outside

garrulous

pointlessly or annoyingly talking

fortuitously

occuring by chance

pasquinade

satirical writing

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