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15 Words The Great Gatsby (set four), Mrs. Chester

15 Words The Great Gatsby, Mrs. Chester
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irreverent
adjective: showing a lack of respect; critical of what is generally accepted or respected
formidable
adjective: extremely impressive in strength or excellence
superfluous
adjective: more than is needed, desired, or required; serving no useful purpose
elocution
noun: an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture
veranda
noun: a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
surmise
noun: a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence. OR verb: to guess
forlorn
adjective: totally abandoned and helpless; sad and lonely; wretched or pitiful; almost hopeless
fortuitous
adjective: occurring by happy chance; lucky
redolent
adjective: having a strong, distinctive fragrance
holocaust
noun: a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering
abyss
noun: a bottomless gulf, cavity, or pit
inviolate
adjective: pure; untouched
prig
noun: a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
harrowing
adjective: extremely disturbing or distressing; grievous.
rancor
noun: a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will