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English 11B Great Gatsby Vocab
Supercilious
Contiguous
Vacuous
Surmise
Showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one view…
Connecting w/o a break; uninterrupted
Lacking in ideas or intelligence
To infer from incomplete evidence
Supercilious
Showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one view…
Contiguous
Connecting w/o a break; uninterrupted
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Great Gatsby Vocab English 11B
Feign (Verb)
Confer (Verb)
Supercilious (adj)
Imperceptible (adj)
To give a false appearance; to pretend to be affected by some…
To discuss something important in order to make a decision; t…
Having or showing the proud and unpleasant attitude of someon…
Impossible to see or notice
Feign (Verb)
To give a false appearance; to pretend to be affected by some…
Confer (Verb)
To discuss something important in order to make a decision; t…
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Unit 1: The Great Gatsby English 11B Vocab
Feigned
Levity
Riotous
Teutonic
not genuine or real
the lack of seriousness
very exciting, fun, or full of energy
12th century Polish threat to Russia. They came from the West…
Feigned
not genuine or real
Levity
the lack of seriousness
English Vocabulary: The Great Gatsby
Supercilious
Reciprocal
Languid
Fervent
arrogant, superior to others, cocky
mutal feeling between two people
lacking energy, weak
passionate intensity or enthusiasm
Supercilious
arrogant, superior to others, cocky
Reciprocal
mutal feeling between two people
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English Great Gatsby Quotes
Nick Carraway's father
Nick Carraway
Nick Carraway
Nick Carraway
"Whenever you feel like criticizing any one, just remember th…
"I'm inclined to reserve all judgements, a habit that has ope…
"Reserving judgements is a matter of infinite hope"
"A sense of the fundamental decencies is parcelled out unequa…
Nick Carraway's father
"Whenever you feel like criticizing any one, just remember th…
Nick Carraway
"I'm inclined to reserve all judgements, a habit that has ope…
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English Great Gatsby Quiz
Elated
Compelled
Unobtrusive
Extemporaneously
Overjoyed, ecstatic, jubilant
Obligated, drawn to
Non-distracting, under the radar, stealthy, subtle
Improv, on the spot, spontaneous
Elated
Overjoyed, ecstatic, jubilant
Compelled
Obligated, drawn to
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English Great Gatsby
Nick
Tom
Daisy
Jay Gatsby
Daisy's cousin once removed.
Wealthy and arrogant. Old money. Had an affair with Myrtle bu…
Voice is full of money according to Gatsby. Married to Tom bu…
From New money. Bootlegger.
Nick
Daisy's cousin once removed.
Tom
Wealthy and arrogant. Old money. Had an affair with Myrtle bu…
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english the great Gatsby
what was nick inclined to do because o…
according to nick, Gatsby was a man wi…
where did nick get his moral tradition…
what did the green light across the ba…
reserve judgment
hope
the midwest
to keep hoping for his dream and to go forward with his plan
what was nick inclined to do because o…
reserve judgment
according to nick, Gatsby was a man wi…
hope
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The Great Gatsby Honors English 10
Feign
Supercilious
Ostentatious
Mar
to pretend; to imitate deceptively
having or showing arrogant superiority
characterized by vulgar or pretentious display; designed to i…
to impair the appearance of; disfigure
Feign
to pretend; to imitate deceptively
Supercilious
having or showing arrogant superiority
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ENGLISH GREAT GATSBY VOCAB
Incredulous
Conscientious
Reciprocal
Supercilious
unwilling or unable to believe in something
wanting to do what's right
Given, felt or done in return
behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
Incredulous
unwilling or unable to believe in something
Conscientious
wanting to do what's right
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English - Great Gatsby
Symbolism - Green Light
Symbolism - TJ Eckleburg
Symbolism - East and West Egg
Turning Point
Stands for all Gatsby's longings and wants.... Gatsby's longing…
The eyes offer judgment on the characters as all the actions…
East Egg is more refined whereas West Egg doesn't have any re…
Daisy is unable to leave Tom as she needs the security of his…
Symbolism - Green Light
Stands for all Gatsby's longings and wants.... Gatsby's longing…
Symbolism - TJ Eckleburg
The eyes offer judgment on the characters as all the actions…
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English critics THE GREAT GATSBY
Amy Licence said Jay Gatsby
Kathleen Parkinson said they are emanc…
Kathleen said Jordan has her sexuality
Kathleen said Fitzgerald only allows
Martyr of a materialistic society
yet they depend on men
and emotions well under control and will not give way to impu…
Daisy to exist in the images men create of her
Amy Licence said Jay Gatsby
Martyr of a materialistic society
Kathleen Parkinson said they are emanc…
yet they depend on men
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English Russell The Great Gatsby
Why was the start of the 20th century…
Who is Scott named after
Why did F. Scott's first love, "a gold…
Describe Fitzgerald's experience at Pr…
1. industrial revolution gave way to the modern era... 2. transp…
Francis Scott Key who wrote the "Star Spangled Banner"
Her name was Geneva King. Her father told him that "poor boys…
He saw himself as the "Big Man" on campus. ... He tried out for…
Why was the start of the 20th century…
1. industrial revolution gave way to the modern era... 2. transp…
Who is Scott named after
Francis Scott Key who wrote the "Star Spangled Banner"
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english: the great gatsby
woodrow wilson
warren harding
calvin coolidge
keys to boom
president: 1913-1921
president: 1921-1923 ... -died of a heart attack
president: 1923-1929
technological progress an d increased consumer demand
woodrow wilson
president: 1913-1921
warren harding
president: 1921-1923 ... -died of a heart attack
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English- The Great Gatsby
Simple Sentence
Symbol
Dramatic Irony
Verbal Irony
1: sentence consisting of one clause
1: something that represents another thing
1: irony that is inherent in speeches or a situation of a dra…
1.... irony in which a person says or writes one thing and means…
Simple Sentence
1: sentence consisting of one clause
Symbol
1: something that represents another thing
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English Vocab "The Great Gatsby"
Apathetic (adj.)
Clad (adj.)
Conscientious (adj.)
Cower (v.)
Indifferent, disinterested, uncaring, lacking effort
Dressed, covered
Showing care, attention, and industriousness in carrying out…
To cringe or move backward defensively in fear
Apathetic (adj.)
Indifferent, disinterested, uncaring, lacking effort
Clad (adj.)
Dressed, covered
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The Great Gatsby-Sophomore English
Levity
Reproach
Supercilious
Deft
Lightness of mind, character, behavior
To find fault with
Haughtily disdainful or contemptuous
Dexterous
Levity
Lightness of mind, character, behavior
Reproach
To find fault with
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English Vocab The great Gatsby
haute
privy
profound
jaunty
fashionable; high class
privately knowing
deep
easy and sprightly in manner or bearing
haute
fashionable; high class
privy
privately knowing
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English Vocab The Great Gatsby
abortive
fractiousness
languidly
extemporizing
(adj) fruitless, unsuccessful
(noun) tendency to be troublesome, disobedient
(adverb) lacking force or quickness of movement
(verb) improvising
abortive
(adj) fruitless, unsuccessful
fractiousness
(noun) tendency to be troublesome, disobedient
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English- The Great Gatsby Terms
unreliable narrator
imagery
paradox
symbolism
a narrator whose credibility has been seriously compromised;…
visually descriptive or figurative language; colors
a statement that contradicts itself and still seems true some…
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities; the green…
unreliable narrator
a narrator whose credibility has been seriously compromised;…
imagery
visually descriptive or figurative language; colors
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English - The Great Gatsby
"he borrowed somebody's best suit to g…
"cruel body"... "simple mind"
"Tom's got some woman in New York"
"I wanted the world to be uniform and…
Materialism ... Myrtle Wilson
Tom Buchanan... Negative description
Tom's affair
Nick on society
"he borrowed somebody's best suit to g…
Materialism ... Myrtle Wilson
"cruel body"... "simple mind"
Tom Buchanan... Negative description
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The Great Gatsby for the English Midterm
Hoe does the Narrator describe Gatsby?
is new money and "less fashionable, wh…
The narrator tells the reader that he…
Nick looks back at his time spent in W…
He says Gatsby had an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic…
West Egg is new money and "less fashionable, while East Egg i…
He doesn't judge people unless he really know them. It is not…
No - Gatsby turned out all right in the end; it is what preye…
Hoe does the Narrator describe Gatsby?
He says Gatsby had an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic…
is new money and "less fashionable, wh…
West Egg is new money and "less fashionable, while East Egg i…
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English The Great Gatsby Vocabulary
adventitious
commensurate
contiguous
deft
accidental
equal
adjacent
skillful
adventitious
accidental
commensurate
equal
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English Vocabulary- The Great Gatsby
amorphous
combustion
complacent
corpulent
adj- lacking definite form
noun-process of burning something
adj- showing smug/uncritical satisfaction w oneself or one's…
adj- fat/obese
amorphous
adj- lacking definite form
combustion
noun-process of burning something
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English The Great Gatsby
Addenda
Aesthetic
Amorphous
Fractiousness
Noun; Something added, especially to the end of a book.
Adj; Of or relating to beauty or the beautiful.
Adj; Shapeless, with no definitive form.
Noun; Troublesome or unruly.
Addenda
Noun; Something added, especially to the end of a book.
Aesthetic
Adj; Of or relating to beauty or the beautiful.
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English "The Great Gatsby" vocabularies
Morals
Dilettant
Sophistication
Feign
Religious/social rules, without sin
Beginner
Having class
Pretend or fake
Morals
Religious/social rules, without sin
Dilettant
Beginner
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English Vocab (The Great Gatsby)
Privy
Supercilious
Fractiousness
Languidly
sharing Knowledge
beleaving one is superior to others
hard to manage
very slow and relaxed
Privy
sharing Knowledge
Supercilious
beleaving one is superior to others
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English Vocab The Great Gatsby
Feign
Transcendent
Prodigal
Homogeneity
false appearance
surpassing all others of the same kind
extravagantly wasteful
the state or quality of being uniform
Feign
false appearance
Transcendent
surpassing all others of the same kind
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Great Gatsby Test- English
Who is Nick Carraway?
Who is Daisy Buchanan?
Who is Tom Buchanan?
Who is Jay Gatsby?
the narrator, stays moral throughout novel
Nick's cousin, Tom's wife, and Gatsby is in love with her,
Daisy's husband who is very arrogant
poor boy who lived in North Dakota and then became rich, reac…
Who is Nick Carraway?
the narrator, stays moral throughout novel
Who is Daisy Buchanan?
Nick's cousin, Tom's wife, and Gatsby is in love with her,
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English - The Great Gatsby Vocabulary
supercilious
Reciprocal
Languid
fervent
(adj.) having or showing disdain, superiority, cocky
(adj.) shared, mutual, both sides agree
(adj) weak, lacking energy
(adj.) passionate, enthusiasm, warmth and intensity of spirit
supercilious
(adj.) having or showing disdain, superiority, cocky
Reciprocal
(adj.) shared, mutual, both sides agree
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English: The Great Gatsby
Jay Gatsby
Nick Carraway
Daisy Buchanan
Tom Buchanan
• Self- made man... • Lives next door to Nick Carraway, narrato…
• Narrator... • Gatsby's Neighbor ... • Daisy's Cousin... • Mid-wes…
• Nick's Cousin... • Gatsby's Ex-girlfriend... • Married to Tom B…
• Married to Daisy... • Classmate of Nick's at Yale... • Old Mone…
Jay Gatsby
• Self- made man... • Lives next door to Nick Carraway, narrato…
Nick Carraway
• Narrator... • Gatsby's Neighbor ... • Daisy's Cousin... • Mid-wes…
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The Great Gatsby - English Midterms
James Gatz (Gatsby)
Daisy Buchanan
Nick Carraway
Myrtle Wilson
...
...
...
...
James Gatz (Gatsby)
...
Daisy Buchanan
...
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English III The Great Gatsby
reciprocal
wan
languid
extemporize
given or felt by each toward the other; mutual
1. of an unnatural or sickly pallor; pallid; lacking color... 2.…
lacking in spirit or interest; listless; indifferent
to speak without special advance preparation; to improvise
reciprocal
given or felt by each toward the other; mutual
wan
1. of an unnatural or sickly pallor; pallid; lacking color... 2.…
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English Exam(The Great Gatsby)
Who is the author?
Who is the narrator?
What two areas are where the character…
How would you describe Tom Buchanan's…
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Nick Carraway
East Egg and West Egg
Aggresive, condescending , arrogant
Who is the author?
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Who is the narrator?
Nick Carraway
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The Great Gatsby English 3
Describe Gatsby
Who lives in the East Egg?
Who is the narrator of The Great Gatsby?
Who are George and Myrtle Wilson?
g.
Tom and Daisy live in the East Egg.
The narrator is Nick Carraway.
George owns a garage in the Valley of Ashes. Myrtle is his wi…
Describe Gatsby
g.
Who lives in the East Egg?
Tom and Daisy live in the East Egg.
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English vocab The Great Gatsby
Privy
Feigned
Mar
Epigram
Personal, private
Pretend; to give false appearance of
Spoil, injure, impair, blemish
A short witty poem or saying
Privy
Personal, private
Feigned
Pretend; to give false appearance of
The Great Gatsby - English 10
Green
Oxford
James Gatz
Daisy's cousin
What color was the light across the bay that Gatsby always st…
What school did Gatsby claim to attend?
What was Gatsby's real name?
What was the narrator's relationship to the Buchanans?
Green
What color was the light across the bay that Gatsby always st…
Oxford
What school did Gatsby claim to attend?
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English The Great Gatsby Vocab
Languid
Immoderate
Hauteur
Homogenous
Adjective
Adjective
Noun
Adjective
Languid
Adjective
Immoderate
Adjective
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English Vocabulary - The Great Gatsby
Corraborated
Deft
Extemporize
Fractious
To confirm, to support with evidence
Skillful, desterous
improvise, make up on spot
Quarrelsome, troublemaker
Corraborated
To confirm, to support with evidence
Deft
Skillful, desterous
English The Great Gatsby
Gaudy
Asunder
Harlequin
Echolalia
Bright and showy in an unattractive or tacky manner
to be in pieces or divided
a mute character in traditional pantomime, typically masked a…
repetition of words spoken by another
Gaudy
Bright and showy in an unattractive or tacky manner
Asunder
to be in pieces or divided
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English Vocab: The Great Gatsby
Fractiousness
Incredulously
Contemptuously
Languidly
Irritable and likely to complain or misbehave; grouchy
Unable or unwilling to believe something or completely unconv…
Feeling, expressing, or demonstrating a strong dislike or utt…
Lacking vigor and energy; lazily
Fractiousness
Irritable and likely to complain or misbehave; grouchy
Incredulously
Unable or unwilling to believe something or completely unconv…
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English Vocab The Great Gatsby
fegin
supercilious
conscientious
incredulous
verb: to imitate deceptively
adjective: having or showing arrogant superiority
adjective: meticulous; careful
adjective: indicating or showing disbelief
fegin
verb: to imitate deceptively
supercilious
adjective: having or showing arrogant superiority
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ENGLISH: The Great Gatsby
deft
abortive
elation
epigram
adj. skillful; clever... "Albert is very deft at playing basket…
adj. failing to produce the intended results... "it was an abor…
n. joyfulness of spirit; excitement
n. any witty and short sayings
deft
adj. skillful; clever... "Albert is very deft at playing basket…
abortive
adj. failing to produce the intended results... "it was an abor…
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English: The Great Gatsby
1
2
3
4
Gatsby reaches out towards the green light
Nick parties with Tom, who ends up punching myrtle
Nick meets Gatsby at his party
Nick learns about Gatsby's request and love for Daisy
1
Gatsby reaches out towards the green light
2
Nick parties with Tom, who ends up punching myrtle
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English the great Gatsby terms
Inclined
Privy
Levity
Incredulously
Feel willing or favorably disposed toward an action
Sharing in the knowledge of something secret or private
Humor especially the treatment of a serious matter with humor…
Unwilling or unable to believe somthing
Inclined
Feel willing or favorably disposed toward an action
Privy
Sharing in the knowledge of something secret or private
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English the great gatsby vocab
desolate
despairing
dilatory
din
deserted, without inhabitants, barren
hopeless, despondent, discouraged
delaying, slow
loud and discordant noises
desolate
deserted, without inhabitants, barren
despairing
hopeless, despondent, discouraged
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English the great gatsby vocab
apathetic
discreet
immoderate
languid
(adj) showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
(adj) careful in ones speech or actions, especially to avoid…
(adj) not sensible or restrained, excessive
(adj) displaying or having a disinclination for physical acti…
apathetic
(adj) showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
discreet
(adj) careful in ones speech or actions, especially to avoid…
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English - The Great Gatsby
anon
apathetic
clad
complacent
soon
feeling no interest
clothed
smug satisfaction
anon
soon
apathetic
feeling no interest
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The Great Gatsby- English Vocabulary
Feign
Supercilious
Conscientious
Incredulous
To make believe
Arrogant
Careful or particular
Showing unbelief
Feign
To make believe
Supercilious
Arrogant
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English the great gatsby vocab
Fractiousness
Feigned
Exempt
Bizarre
Unruly
Counterfeit
Free from obligation
Outrageously strange
Fractiousness
Unruly
Feigned
Counterfeit
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