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The Great Gatsby Hogan Vocab

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elusive
difficult to describe, skillful at eluding capture
contingency
possibility
complacency
self-satisfaction
relinquish
turn away from, part with a possession or right
proprietor
an owner
peremptorily
leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal, decisively
abound
be abundant or plentiful
stifling
forceful prevention, suffocating
sumptuous
rich and superior in quality
indiscreet
lacking discretion, not wise
portentous
of ominous significance
perturbed
disturbed
tumultuous
marked by disturbance and uproar; raising a great clatter and commotion
despicable
worthy of scorn, contemptible
perishable
likely to spoil or decay