18 terms

Great Gatsby Vocab Pt

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jaunty
(adj.) Happy, carefree, and confident; perky and casually fashionable
transitory
(adj.) Not permanent or lasting, existing for only a short time
dilatory
(adj.) Pokey or wasting time
omnibus
(n,v) A vehicle used to carry many people
corps
(n) A body of persons acting under common direction
veranda
n- Open area sitting room attached to a main building
castile
Region of Spain
innuendo
adv- Hinting or intimating
prodigality
n- Reckless spending of sources
speculation
n- The process of intellectual examination
condescending
adj- Showing an air of superiority
contemptuous
adj- Feeling or expressing disdain
elude
v- to avoid slyly
roughneck
n- A rough or uncouth person
vehement
adj- Strongly emotional; intense or passionate
cordial
adj- Courteous and gracious; friendly; warm
impetuous
adj- Characterized by sudden or rash action, emotion, ect.; impulsive
vacuous
adj- Lacking in ideas or intelligence