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The Great Gatsby

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meretricious
of or relating to a prostitute
insidious
harmful but enticing
ineffable
incapable of being expressed in words
reposing
to lay at rest
turgid
excessively embellished in style or language; pompous
florid
elaborately decorated
ingratiate
to gain favor by effort
cordial
relating to the heart; deeply felt
septic
used for disposal; sewage treatment; infected
dilatory
cause delay; procrastination
incarnation
embodiment of a deity or spirit
caravansary
an inn surrounding a court
affront
an insult to the face; confront
contingency
an event not certain to occur
inviolate
not violated
portentous
eliciting amazement or wonder; hints of violence
prig
thief
vicariously
serving instead of someone; living through someone else
magnanimous
showing a courageous spirit
portentous
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redolent
exuding fragrance
vestibule
a passage, hall, or room between inside and outside
garrulous
pointlessly or annoyingly talking
fortuitously
occuring by chance
pasquinade
satirical writing