The Great Gatsby

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vulnerable
susceptible, weak
levity
inappropriate light manner
plagiaristic
stealing someone's words
marred
defaced, damaged
epigram
short, witty poem
perpetual
never ending
supercilious
haughty, disdainful
effeminate
female qualities
contemptuously
disrespectfully
egotism
conceit, self-importance
inevitably
can't be avoided
sporadic
occurring in no order/pattern
disconcerting
embarrassing, confusing
unfathomable
cannot be understood
jauntily
briskly, self-confidently
harrowed
distressed, tormented
defunct
no longer in use/exsistence
obstinate
hardheaded, close-minded
perturbed
disrupted, disturbed
tentatively
uncertainly
disquieting
upsetting
explicable
can be explained
prolonged
lengthened
paternal
relating to a father
tangible
real, can be touched
veranda
roofed porch/balcony
grotesque
bizarre, outlandish
protégé
one helped by a rich person
holocaust
total destruction
sparse
not thickly grown