The Great Gatsby 2 (Juergens)

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antecedent

preceding; prior

debauch

to corrupt by sensuality, intemperance, etc.; seduce, sully, pervert

denizen

an inhabitant; resident

dilatory

tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy

elicit

to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke

fluctuate

to change continually; shift back and forth; vary irregularly

gaudy

brilliantly or excessively showy; flashy; garish

ineffable

incapable of being expressed or described in words; inexpressible

ingratiating

charming; agreeable; pleasing; deliberately meant to gain favor

insidious

intended to entrap or beguile

laudable

deserving praise; praiseworthy; commendable

meretricious

alluring by a show of flashy or vulgar attractions; tawdry

modish

in the current fashion; stylish

nebulous

hazy, vague, indistinct, or confused

oblivious

unmindful; unconscious; unaware

obstinate

firmly or stubbornly adhering to one's purpose, opinion, etc.; not yielding to argument, persuasion, or entreaty

perturb

to disturb or disquiet greatly in mind; agitate

platonic

purely spiritual; free from sensual desire, especially in a relationship between two persons of the opposite sex

prodigious

extraordinary in size, amount, extent, degree, force, etc

recurrent

occurring or appearing again, especially repeatedly or periodically

rout

a defeat attended with disorderly flight; dispersal of a defeated force in complete disorder

somnambulatory

to walk during sleep; sleepwalk

spectroscopic

an optical device for producing and observing a spectrum of light or radiation from any source, consisting essentially of a slit through which the radiation passes, a collimating lens, and an Amici prism

turgid

swollen; distended; tumid; pompous, bombastic

vulgar

characterized by ignorance of or lack of good breeding or taste; indecent; obscene; lewd

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