The Great Gatsby Vocabulary (Chapters 1-3)

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Feign

to imagine; to invent;to counterfeit;to conceal

Supercilious

dictatorial; overbearing; arrogant

Conscientious

governed by a strict regard to the dictates of conscience, or by the known or supposed rules of right and wrong

Contiguous

touching;adjacent; near; neighboring; adjoining

Interpose

To place between;to intrude;to mediate;introduce;

Languid

weak; weary; heavy; dull;Slow in progress; tardy;indicating weakness or heaviness

Strident

Characterized by harshness; grating; shrill

Deft

mild, gentle, fitting, seasonable;becoming, fit, clever, handy, neat

Permeate

to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement; -- applied especially to fluids which pass through substances of loose texture; as, water permeates sand; To enter and spread through

Erroneous

not true, correct, or right; containing an error or errors; characterized by error; faulty; wandering aimlessly; straying from a wise or right path

Vehement

Acting with great force; furious; violent; passionate

Impetuous

Rushing with force and violence; furious; violent; hasty; impulsive

Corpulent

Very fat; obese; Solid; gross

Provincial

Of or pertaining to province; constituting a province; as, a provincial government; a provincial dialect; characteristic of the inhabitants of a province; not cosmopolitan; not polished; rude

Din

Loud, confused, harsh noise; a loud, continuous, rattling or clanging sound; clamor; roar; To strike with confused or clanging sound; to stun with loud and continued noise; to harass with clamor; to repeat noisily; to ding

Complacent

Self-satisfied; contented; kindly

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