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12 terms

Gatsby: Chapters 1-3

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feigned
pretended or faked p.5
levity
n. lightheartedness; gaiety; carefree disposition, particularly when not appropriate p.5
plagiaristic
copied and passed off as your own p. 6
riotous
loud, unrestrained behavior p. 6
intricate
Having many parts arranged in a complicated way; complex p. 6
abortive
failing to accomplish an intended result p. 7
epigram
a witty saying expressing a single thought or observation; a brief, pithy, and often paradoxical saying p.9
domesticated
brought under human control; tamed or cultivated p. 9
ectoplasm
an immaterial or ethereal substance; a ghostly emanation p. 34
impassioned
characterized by intense emotion p. 41
convivial
fond of eating and drinking with friends; sociable p. 55
affectations
behavior, speech, or writing that is artificial and designed to impress p. 62