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Vocab "The Great Gatsby"

vocab for the great gatsby test on 2/15
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Feigned
Faked
Reproach
expression of disapproval
Fractiousness
a manner that is argumentative
Desolate
Lifeless
Incredulously
Doubtfully
Devoid
Absent of
Libel
Written lies to ruin a person's reputation
Supercilious
Disdainful
Languid
Moving slowly
Strident
Harsh Sounding
Innuendo
Inappropriate suggestion
Contemptuous
Scornful
Credulity
Gullible
Impetuously
Suddenly, impulsively
Florid
Reddish or ruddy complexion; "showy"
Corpulent
Large or bulky; overweight
Malevolence
Hatred
Punctilious
Strict in observing formalities
Denizen
A native resident or someone who visits often
Harrowed
Distressed/worn out
Laudable
Deserving praise
Meretricious
Vulgar attractions
Conceits
Fancies, whims
Ineffable
Inexpressible
Turgid
Inflated
Ingratiate
Establishing oneself in the good favors of another
Lethargic
Drowsy, sluggish
Menagerie
An unusual group of people
Sensuous
Perceived by or affecting the senses
Rancor
Bitter resentment
Expostulation
Reasoning
Colossal
Huge; greatly important
Benediction
A blessing
Forlorn
Dreary, lonely, sad
Strata
A level or class of people