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21 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
60 terms
The Great Gatsby
Jay Gatsby
Nick Carraway
Daisy Buchanan
Tom Buchanan
Tragic hero who is shot in the pool waiting for Daisy
Our Narrator; a bondsman; neighbor to Gatsby
Tom's wife; Nick's cousin; Gatsby's lover
Daisy's husband; a hulking brute of a man
Jay Gatsby
Tragic hero who is shot in the pool waiting for Daisy
Nick Carraway
Our Narrator; a bondsman; neighbor to Gatsby
14 terms
The Great Gatsby
Scandals
Meyer Wolfsheim
Owl Eyes
Nick's Love Life
...
...
Scandals
...
Meyer Wolfsheim
19 terms
The Great Gatsby - plot and themes
Nick Carraway
Gatsby
west egg
East Egg
narrator, he's rich but he doesn't like the rich.
He is immoral, but the narrator admires him, put on a pedesta…
Where does nick live?
Where do Daisy and Tom live?
Nick Carraway
narrator, he's rich but he doesn't like the rich.
Gatsby
He is immoral, but the narrator admires him, put on a pedesta…
13 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
10 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
170 terms
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…
15 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
86 terms
The Great Gatsby
pantywaist
old sport
tantalize
drift coolly
пестун
старина
мучити
дрейфувати спокійно
pantywaist
пестун
old sport
старина
94 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
22 terms
THE GREAT GATSBY
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
9 terms
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…
20 terms
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
27 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
10 terms
The Great Gatsby
imperatively
modish
senselessness
squimishness
In a demanding way
Stylish, contemporary
absurdity
Easily shocked or frightened
imperatively
In a demanding way
modish
Stylish, contemporary
12 terms
The great gatsby
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
9 terms
The Great Gatsby
Feign
Deft
Erroneous
Denizen
To pretend
(adj.) skillful, nimble
(adj.) incorrect, containing mistakes, wrong
An inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place.
Feign
To pretend
Deft
(adj.) skillful, nimble
15 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
20 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
34 terms
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…
45 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
10 terms
The Great Gatsby
Extract
Garnished
Gaudy
Permeate
remove or take out, especially by effort or force.
decorate or embellish (something, especially food).
extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless.
spread throughout (something); pervade.
Extract
remove or take out, especially by effort or force.
Garnished
decorate or embellish (something, especially food).
54 terms
The Great Gatsby
Vulnerable
Criticize
Veteran
Bore
a.易受攻击的
批评
n.老手,老兵
v.n.钻孔,令人厌烦的人
Vulnerable
a.易受攻击的
Criticize
批评
The Great Gatsby
Scandals
Meyer Wolfsheim
Owl Eyes
Nicks Love life
Smart, Gambler, Greedy, Selfish. He is a criminal and G's bus…
Drunk, gets in car crash
Scandals
Meyer Wolfsheim
Smart, Gambler, Greedy, Selfish. He is a criminal and G's bus…
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…
62 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
46 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
99 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
100 terms
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
20 terms
The Great Gatsby
Incredulous
Apathetic
Innuendo
Vehemently
unwilling or unable to believe something;... Disbelieving, skept…
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
an allusive remark or hint, typically a suggestive or dispara…
to do something forcefully and with emotion, and no one will…
Incredulous
unwilling or unable to believe something;... Disbelieving, skept…
Apathetic
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
60 terms
Great Gatsby
Reserved
Privy
Feign
Levity
marked by self-restraint and reticence
informed about something secret or not generally known
give a false appearance of
manner lacking seriousness
Reserved
marked by self-restraint and reticence
Privy
informed about something secret or not generally known
50 terms
The Great Gatsby
deft
extemporize
fractious
hulking
(adj.) skillful, nimble
Improvise
unruly; rebellious
heavy and clumsy; bulky
deft
(adj.) skillful, nimble
extemporize
Improvise
13 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
10 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
25 terms
The Great Gatsby
prohibition
alcohol
a recording
impart
interdiction
alcool
un enregistrement
apport
prohibition
interdiction
alcohol
alcool
10 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
43 terms
Great gatsby
Epigram
Supercilious
Extemporizing
Rotogravure
Witty saying expressing a single idea
Showing arrogant superiority
Not allowing contradiction or refusal
Magazine section of a newspaper
Epigram
Witty saying expressing a single idea
Supercilious
Showing arrogant superiority
125 terms
The Great Gatsby
incline
come about
privy
feign
предразполагам
случва се
осведомен
симулирам
incline
предразполагам
come about
случва се
147 terms
The Great Gatsby
lawn
meant
whole
worth
gazon, iarba... a field of cultivated and mowed grass
menit, menită să...
întreg
Vrednic
lawn
gazon, iarba... a field of cultivated and mowed grass
meant
menit, menită să...
9 terms
The Great Gatsby
feign
deft
erroneous
denizen
to pretend
skillful
Filled with errors; wrongde
(n.) an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place
feign
to pretend
deft
skillful
15 terms
The Great Gatsby
Feigned
Levity
Proximity
Supercilious
pretended
lack of seriousness
nearness
scornful; haughty
Feigned
pretended
Levity
lack of seriousness
19 terms
THE GREAT GATSBY
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…
16 terms
The Great Gatsby
Eager
Unmistakable
Scorn
Hesitant
Ansioso
Inconfundible
Desprecio
Indeciso
Eager
Ansioso
Unmistakable
Inconfundible
10 terms
The Great Gatsby
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
10 terms
The Great Gatsby
privy (p 1/5)
feign
levity
abortive
participating in the knowledge of something private or secret
to make believe ; pretend
a manner lacking seriousness
partially or imperfectly developed ; vain
privy (p 1/5)
participating in the knowledge of something private or secret
feign
to make believe ; pretend
Great Gatsby
Epigram
Supercilious
Extemporizing
Rotogravure
A short witty poem
Feeling or showing haughty disdain
To preform without prior preparation
Printed material such as a newspaper
Epigram
A short witty poem
Supercilious
Feeling or showing haughty disdain
24 terms
The Great Gatsby
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;…
10 terms
The Great Gatsby
Gatsby as a Façade
Nick as an Outsider
Carelessness
T.J Eckleburg Eyes
- Uncut books in his shelf; no one else but Owl eyes checks a…
- "within and without"... - "consoling proximity of millionaires…
- Nick doesn't learn from Gatsby living in the past - writes…
God replaced with Capitalism; best representation of God is a…
Gatsby as a Façade
- Uncut books in his shelf; no one else but Owl eyes checks a…
Nick as an Outsider
- "within and without"... - "consoling proximity of millionaires…
131 terms
The Great Gatsby
act of making sth known, razkritje, ra…
behaviour
make free
contempt (prezir)... contemptuosly... contem…
revelation
conduct, n
exempt, v... exemption, n
scorn/contempt
act of making sth known, razkritje, ra…
revelation
behaviour
conduct, n
14 terms
great Gatsby
feign
elation
savor
pungent
pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury).
great happiness and exhilaration.
taste (good food or drink) and enjoy it completely.
having a sharply strong taste or smell
feign
pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury).
elation
great happiness and exhilaration.
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