The Great Gatsby - Vocab Word Review

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Amorphous

Lacking a clear structure or focus.

Combustion

Act or process by burning.

Complacent

Having self satisfaction, often w/o concern.
-->Being lazy b/c you think you're already good enough.

Corpulent

Large and Bulky. Like in Body Type.

Deft

Nimble, skillful, or clever.

Defunct

No longer existing or functioning

Disconcerting

Disturbing to ones composure or setting.

Euphemism

A nice way of saying something that's not so nice.

Exalted

Raised in rank honor, strength, etc.

Garrulous

Talkative; talking a lot; about weird and unimportant subjects.

Incessant

Continuing w/o interruption.

Ineffable

Incapable of being described in words.

Lethargic

Drowsy or sluggish, un-energetic.

Nebulous

Hazy, vague, confusing.

Obstinate

Stubborn, or difficult to manage.

Prodigal

Reckless wastefull, extravagent.
Giving freely and Much.

Punctilious

Showing great attention to detail or correct behavior.

Rancor

Bitter, long tasting resentment.
ill will.

Somnambulist

Sleepwalker.

Strident

Making or having a harsh/discordant sound, granting, creaking.
Having a shrill, irritating quality or character.

Supercilious

Patronizingly haughty. (Worse than haughty)

Turbulent

Being in a state of agitation, tumbled.

Unobtrusive

Unnoticed

Vacuous

Empty; Empty Headed.

Vicarious

suffered or done by one person as a substitute for another

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