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13 terms
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dilatory
feign
languid
prodigality
tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy
to make believe; pretend
lacking energy or vitality; weak
extravagant wastefulness
dilatory
tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy
feign
to make believe; pretend
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Supercilious
Extemporize
Punctilious
Implored
having or showing arrogant superiority
to do or perform without prior practice
strictly attentive to minute details in action or conduct
begged urgently
Supercilious
having or showing arrogant superiority
Extemporize
to do or perform without prior practice
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epigram
incredulous
languidly
fervent
(n.) a brief and usually witty or satirical saying
(adj.) disbelieving, skeptical
(adj.) lacking energy or vitality; weakly
(adj.) very earnest, emotional, passionate; extremely hot
epigram
(n.) a brief and usually witty or satirical saying
incredulous
(adj.) disbelieving, skeptical
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imperatively
modish
senselessness
squimishness
In a demanding way
Stylish, contemporary
absurdity
Easily shocked or frightened
imperatively
In a demanding way
modish
Stylish, contemporary
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feign
conscientious
incredulous
facet
to imitate deceptively; to make believe, pretend
meticulous, careful painstaking; particular
indicating or showing unbelief
aspect; phase; side
feign
to imitate deceptively; to make believe, pretend
conscientious
meticulous, careful painstaking; particular
99 terms
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Go off on a spree
Rancor
Swindler
stunt
放纵
怨恨
诈骗犯
花招
Go off on a spree
放纵
Rancor
怨恨
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to turn sth over in one's mind
to be inclined to
to reserve
veteran
to think about sth... Ex: I have to ~ your suggestion ~ before I…
wanting/likely to do sth... Ex: I ~ to trust him.
to keep sth for sb/sth so that it cant be used for any other…
(n) a person who is experienced in a particular area (or sold…
to turn sth over in one's mind
to think about sth... Ex: I have to ~ your suggestion ~ before I…
to be inclined to
wanting/likely to do sth... Ex: I ~ to trust him.
15 terms
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Anaemic
Contiguous
Epigram
Fractious
adj. lacking force, vitality, spirit, weak, listless, pale, s…
adj. touching, in contact, next or near in time or sequence
n. a terse, sage, or witty and often paradoxical saying... any w…
adj. tending to be quarrelsome, troublesome, irritable
Anaemic
adj. lacking force, vitality, spirit, weak, listless, pale, s…
Contiguous
adj. touching, in contact, next or near in time or sequence
The Great Gatsby
Owl Eyes
George Wilson
Meyer Wolfshiem
Tom Buchannan
"I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might…
"God knows what you've been doing...You may fool me, but you…
"Let us learn to show friendship for a man when he is alive a…
"Civilization's going to pieces...It's up to us, who are the…
Owl Eyes
"I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might…
George Wilson
"God knows what you've been doing...You may fool me, but you…
The Great Gatsby
An American novelist and short story w…
During this era, the American economy…
F. Scott Fitzgerald's most well-known…
Setting of the Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Jazz Age
The Great Gatsby
Summer of 1922 on Long Island and New York City
An American novelist and short story w…
F. Scott Fitzgerald
During this era, the American economy…
Jazz Age
45 terms
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feign
levity
elation
confer
to make believe; pretend
a manner lacking seriousness
a feeling or state of great joy or pride; exultant gladness;…
to bestow upon as a gift, favor, honor; 2. to consult together
feign
to make believe; pretend
levity
a manner lacking seriousness
20 terms
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Feign
Incredulous
Contiguous
Facet
to imitate deceptively; to make believe; pretend
indicating or showing unbelief
connecting without a break; uninterrupted
aspect; phase; side
Feign
to imitate deceptively; to make believe; pretend
Incredulous
indicating or showing unbelief
The Great Gatsby
Scandals
Meyer Wolfsheim
Owl Eyes
Nick's Love Life
...
...
Scandals
...
Meyer Wolfsheim
The Great Gatsby
deft
extemporize
fractious
hulking
(adj.) skillful, nimble
Improvise
unruly; rebellious
heavy and clumsy; bulky
deft
(adj.) skillful, nimble
extemporize
Improvise
The Great Gatsby Vocabulary
transcendent
ghastly
creak
impenetrable
adj: extraordinary, absolute, accomplished... Ex) The investor e…
adj: horrifying, dreadful, awful, unpleasant... Ex) The Wounded…
noun, verb: yell in a loud and high pitched manner, bleat, ch…
adj: dense, bulletproof, impassable... Ex) The wood door was so…
transcendent
adj: extraordinary, absolute, accomplished... Ex) The investor e…
ghastly
adj: horrifying, dreadful, awful, unpleasant... Ex) The Wounded…
20 terms
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aesthetic
benediction
caravansary
commensurate
concerned with/ perception of beauty or the appreciation of b…
the utterance or bestowing of a blessing, especially at the e…
an inn with a central courtyard for travelers (caravan) in th…
corresponding in size or degree; in proportion.... -one thing is…
aesthetic
concerned with/ perception of beauty or the appreciation of b…
benediction
the utterance or bestowing of a blessing, especially at the e…
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abortive
deft
epigram
imperatively
fruitless; cut short
skillful
short, witty poem or saying
commandingly
abortive
fruitless; cut short
deft
skillful
59 terms
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extemporize
literary symbol
supercilious
banter
perform without preparation
An object with symbolic meaning limited to the context of a s…
proud and haughty
playful conversation
extemporize
perform without preparation
literary symbol
An object with symbolic meaning limited to the context of a s…
The Great Gatsby
aesthetic
benediction
caravansary
commensurate
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
a blessing
large inn or hotel
corresponding in size or amount
aesthetic
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
benediction
a blessing
20 terms
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Vulnerable
Privy
Levity
Supercilious
1. Adv.: susceptible to attack... 2. Adv.: capable of being hurt…
Adj.: informed about something secret or generally not known
1. Noun: a manner lacking seriousness... 2. Noun: feeling an ina…
Adj.: having or showing arrogant superiority to or disdain of…
Vulnerable
1. Adv.: susceptible to attack... 2. Adv.: capable of being hurt…
Privy
Adj.: informed about something secret or generally not known
12 terms
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inclined
privy
levity
incredulously
Motivated or persuaded to do something
to be apart of a secret or private knowledge
behavior intended to be amusing
unable or unwilling to believe
inclined
Motivated or persuaded to do something
privy
to be apart of a secret or private knowledge
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portentous
Magnanimous
Formidable
Presumptuous
very serious and significant
very generous, kind or forgiving
difficult to deal with
boldly disrespectful
portentous
very serious and significant
Magnanimous
very generous, kind or forgiving
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Aesthetic
Affront
anemic
Commensurate
ADJ. RELATING TO BEAUTY OR ART, N. A CONCEPTION OF WHAT IS AR…
an insult
adjective: lacking energy and vigo
(adj.) corresponding in size or amount (Ahab selected a very…
Aesthetic
ADJ. RELATING TO BEAUTY OR ART, N. A CONCEPTION OF WHAT IS AR…
Affront
an insult
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fractious
supercilious
peremptory
ectoplasm
unruly,irritable
arrogent
(especially of a person's manner or actions) insisting on imm…
a gel substance held to produce spirit materilization
fractious
unruly,irritable
supercilious
arrogent
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Levity
Fractiousness
Contemptuousness
Vitality
humor or frivolity, especially the treatment of a serious mat…
tending to be troublesome
manifesting, feeling, or expressing deep hatred or disapproval
lively and animated character
Levity
humor or frivolity, especially the treatment of a serious mat…
Fractiousness
tending to be troublesome
20 terms
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Vulnerable
Privy
Feign
Levity
Open to attack... Adjective... Unsafe, Protected... Young children wit…
informed about something secret... Adjective... Personal, Known... Tee…
Make pretend or fake... Verb... Act, Truth... WWE is feign because the…
lacking serious... Noun... Mirth, Gloom... Comedians are always acting…
Vulnerable
Open to attack... Adjective... Unsafe, Protected... Young children wit…
Privy
informed about something secret... Adjective... Personal, Known... Tee…
272 terms
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privy to
confidence
feign
levity
wtajemniczony w
zwierzenie, tajemnica
udawać
powierzchowność, beztroska, brak powagi
privy to
wtajemniczony w
confidence
zwierzenie, tajemnica
20 terms
The Great Gatsby - Characters and Settings
Daisy Buchanan
George Wilson
Jordan Baker
Klipspringer
"I've been everywhere and seen everything and done everything…
'God knows what you've been doing, everything you've been doi…
I mean it was careless of me to make such a wrong guess. I th…
The shallow freeloader who seems almost to live at Gatsby's m…
Daisy Buchanan
"I've been everywhere and seen everything and done everything…
George Wilson
'God knows what you've been doing, everything you've been doi…
25 terms
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prohibition
alcohol
a recording
impart
interdiction
alcool
un enregistrement
apport
prohibition
interdiction
alcohol
alcool
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Я был бы рад видеть тебя.
бухта
беспечный, беззаботный
тревожный, беспокойный
I'd love to see you.
bay
carelessly
restless
Я был бы рад видеть тебя.
I'd love to see you.
бухта
bay
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Extract
Garnished
Gaudy
Permeate
Remove or take out, especially by effort or force
Decorate or embellish (something, especially food)
Extravagantly bright or showy, tasteless
Spread throughout (something)
Extract
Remove or take out, especially by effort or force
Garnished
Decorate or embellish (something, especially food)
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caravansary
bona fide
contingency
bootlegger
hotel or inn
genuine or real
uncertainty, depended on chance
illegally making, selling, transporting alcohol
caravansary
hotel or inn
bona fide
genuine or real
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Feigned
Levity
Proximity
Supercilious
pretended
lack of seriousness
nearness
scornful; haughty
Feigned
pretended
Levity
lack of seriousness
25 terms
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Nick Carraway
Jay Gatsby
Daisy Buchanan
Tom Buchanan
Narrator, West Egg, bond salesman, moves to NYC from Minnesot…
Protagonist, West Egg, mysterious, actually James Gatz from N…
East Egg, Nick's cousin, Gatsby's love interest, from Louisvi…
Daisy's husband, East Egg, VERY wealthy from his family, once…
Nick Carraway
Narrator, West Egg, bond salesman, moves to NYC from Minnesot…
Jay Gatsby
Protagonist, West Egg, mysterious, actually James Gatz from N…
21 terms
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peremptory
rakish
anaemic
levity
(adj.) having the nature of a command that leaves no opportun…
(adj.) dashingly stylish and confident
(adj.) pale and sickly looking (due to an illness)
(n.) a lack of seriousness or earnestness, especially about t…
peremptory
(adj.) having the nature of a command that leaves no opportun…
rakish
(adj.) dashingly stylish and confident
125 terms
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incline
come about
privy
feign
предразполагам
случва се
осведомен
симулирам
incline
предразполагам
come about
случва се
16 terms
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Eager
Unmistakable
Scorn
Hesitant
Ansioso
Inconfundible
Desprecio
Indeciso
Eager
Ansioso
Unmistakable
Inconfundible
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Gatsby
Daisy
Nick
Gatsby
"So my first impression, that be was a person of some undefin…
"When the melody rose her voice broke up sweetly, following i…
"Good morning, old sport. youre having lunch with me today an…
"...but now he found that he had committed himself to the fol…
Gatsby
"So my first impression, that be was a person of some undefin…
Daisy
"When the melody rose her voice broke up sweetly, following i…
The Great Gatsby
turning over
reserved
taciturn
bores
...
formal or self-restrained
Not talking much, reserved; silent, holding back in conversat…
a person who evokes boredom
turning over
...
reserved
formal or self-restrained
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Progressive
Judgements
Snobbishly
Gorgeous
going forward to something considered better... moving forward
an act or instance of judging.... Art criticism involves making…
Thinking that having a high social class is very important; f…
magnificent, wonderful... very pretty (beautiful)
Progressive
going forward to something considered better... moving forward
Judgements
an act or instance of judging.... Art criticism involves making…
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Extract
Garnished
Gaudy
Permeate
To Remove or Take Out
To Decorate
To Much of Something ; Showy
To Spread Throughout
Extract
To Remove or Take Out
Garnished
To Decorate
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Supercilious
Effeminate
Fractiousness
Pungent
Full of or characterized by pride or scorn
Having qualities generally attribute to women; weakness, timi…
Hard to manage; unruly; rebellious
Producing a sharp sensation of taste and smell
Supercilious
Full of or characterized by pride or scorn
Effeminate
Having qualities generally attribute to women; weakness, timi…
15 terms
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Hydroplane
Peculiarly
Detachments
Fascination
(Noun)... A light fast motorboat designed to skim over the surfa…
(Adverb)... more than usually; especially
(Noun)... the state of being objective or aloof
(Noun)... the power to fascinate someone; the quality of being f…
Hydroplane
(Noun)... A light fast motorboat designed to skim over the surfa…
Peculiarly
(Adverb)... more than usually; especially
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suppression: noun
elation: noun
reproach: noun
pungent: adj.
Forceful prevention; 2. state of constraint or holding back
A feeling or state of great joy or pride; exultant gladness;…
an object of scorn or contempt
sharply affecting the organs of taste or smell
suppression: noun
Forceful prevention; 2. state of constraint or holding back
elation: noun
A feeling or state of great joy or pride; exultant gladness;…
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Reserve
veteran
privy
grief
Powers given to the state governments alone
Someone very experienced in something; expert
Private
Deep sorrow
Reserve
Powers given to the state governments alone
veteran
Someone very experienced in something; expert
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not a few
privy to something
confidnece
plagiarize
꽤 많은 수(의)
allowed to know about something secret
4. a feeling of trust that someone will keep information priv…
to copy another person's ideas, words, or work and pretend th…
not a few
꽤 많은 수(의)
privy to something
allowed to know about something secret
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Stratum
Tranquil
Profoundly
melancholy
People having the same social or economic status.
Not agitated; without losing self-possession
To a great depth psychologically
Characterized by or causing or expressing sadness
Stratum
People having the same social or economic status.
Tranquil
Not agitated; without losing self-possession
90 terms
The Great Gatsby novel questions
Who is the narrator?
Where the 'nouveau riche' live, new mo…
Where the 'old money' live - white pal…
Describe the Buchanans' house.
Nick Carraway
West Egg
East Egg
wealthy and expensive, stable with horses
Who is the narrator?
Nick Carraway
Where the 'nouveau riche' live, new mo…
West Egg
The Great Gatsby
"A single green light"
"A fresh green breast of the new world"
"He found he had committed himself to…
"Oh, you want too much!' she cried to…
Light symbolises G "extraordinary gift for hope" ... End of chap…
Green also = american dream... Nick imagines what original settl…
G has idealistic rather than realistic view of D. After plaza…
Gatsby wants Daisy to tell Tom she never loved him {quote}... cl…
"A single green light"
Light symbolises G "extraordinary gift for hope" ... End of chap…
"A fresh green breast of the new world"
Green also = american dream... Nick imagines what original settl…
58 terms
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bootlegger
hospitality
subtle
faint
a person who sells alcohol off hours
the friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers
faint and mysterious
feeling weak, dizzy, or exhausted
bootlegger
a person who sells alcohol off hours
hospitality
the friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers
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