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The Great Gatsby 11-20 vocabulary words
deft
vehement
cordial
impetuous
nimble; skillful; clever
strongly emotional; intese or passionate
courteous and gracious; friendly
characterized by sudden rash or action; impulsive
deft
nimble; skillful; clever
vehement
strongly emotional; intese or passionate
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Vocabulary: The Great Gatsby (Words 11-20)
11. contiguous
12. pastoral
13. countenance
14. incessant
touching; in contact; in close proximity
depicting rural life
the face, especially when considered as expressing a person's…
not ceasing; continual/ not stopping
11. contiguous
touching; in contact; in close proximity
12. pastoral
depicting rural life
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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Vocabulary Words #11-20
Prodigality
Erroneous
Homogeneity
Convivial
n. extravagant wastefulness; extreme abundance
adj. incorrect; mistaken; containing or based on something th…
n. the state or quality of being uniform (all the same), in s…
adj. pleasant; sociable; fond of the company of others
Prodigality
n. extravagant wastefulness; extreme abundance
Erroneous
adj. incorrect; mistaken; containing or based on something th…
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Vocabulary Unit 3 (71 words from 'The Great Gatsby') #'s 1-15
Feign
Levity
Plagaristic
Unaffected
To pretend; to imitate deceptively... This morning I feigned il…
Inappropriate lack of seriousness... Andrew's levity at his gra…
False; copied from someone else and passed off as one's own…
Sincere, genuine... Gatsby's unaffected admiration of Daisy was…
Feign
To pretend; to imitate deceptively... This morning I feigned il…
Levity
Inappropriate lack of seriousness... Andrew's levity at his gra…
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Great Gatsby Vocabulary Words from Chapters 1-3 Period 2
Wan
Fractiousness
Convivial
Vacuous
Adjective ... (of a person's complexion or appearance) pale and…
Noun ... The trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of di…
Adjective... friendly, lively, jovial... She greeted me with a conv…
Adjective ... Having or showing a lack of thought or intelligenc…
Wan
Adjective ... (of a person's complexion or appearance) pale and…
Fractiousness
Noun ... The trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of di…
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English 10 Block 3B 10 Vocabulary Words From The Great Gatsby For Vocabulary quiz on next Monday.
Privy
Elations
Supercilious
Levity
Sharing in the knowledge of something secret or private.
A feeling or state of great joy or pride.
Behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
The treatment of a serious matter with humor or lack of due r…
Privy
Sharing in the knowledge of something secret or private.
Elations
A feeling or state of great joy or pride.
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The Great Gatsby: Key Vocab: Chapter 1
vulnerable
criticise
inclined (to do something)
privy to
adj.... Open to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unp…
v.... Find fault with.
expression... Typically preferring to do something more than oth…
expression... Having knowledge of something private or secret.
vulnerable
adj.... Open to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unp…
criticise
v.... Find fault with.
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The Great Gatsby: Key Vocab: Chapter 7
obscure
sulk
squint
simmer
(adj.) (v.)... Difficult to see, vague; to make difficult to see…
(v.) (n.) in a bad or nasty mood, resentful; gloomy
(v.) To look at something with your eyes partly closed to try…
(v.) To cook gently in a liquid just at or below the boiling…
obscure
(adj.) (v.)... Difficult to see, vague; to make difficult to see…
sulk
(v.) (n.) in a bad or nasty mood, resentful; gloomy
Building Vocabulary from Word Roots (Level 11) Lesson 13
metamorphosis
formality
conformity
anthropomorphous
change in shape or form
adherence to set rules
compliance; agreement
human-shaped
metamorphosis
change in shape or form
formality
adherence to set rules
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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
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Great Gatsby Vocabulary
Hauteur/haughty
Reserving judgement
Juxtaposition
Disconcerting
(n)Obnoxious display of overwhelming pride evidenced by actin…
withholding judgment until later
(n) two or or things placed side-by-side to emphasize the lin…
(adj.) something that makes you uneasy or unsettles you, caus…
Hauteur/haughty
(n)Obnoxious display of overwhelming pride evidenced by actin…
Reserving judgement
withholding judgment until later
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The Great Gatsby: Key vocab: Chapter 9
cluster
circumstantial
testimony
mischief
(n.) (v.) A number of similar things grouped together
(adj.) Depending on circumstances; accidental; coincidence
(n.) Evidence given in court (verb - testify)
(n.) behavior (usually of children) causing trouble with no s…
cluster
(n.) (v.) A number of similar things grouped together
circumstantial
(adj.) Depending on circumstances; accidental; coincidence
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The Great Gatsby: Key Vocab: Chapter 2
hasty
desolate
grotesque
transcendent
adv.... To do something very quickly without proper fore-thought…
adj.... Deserted, without inhabitants, barren.
adj.... Having a strange, bizarre design; distorted; associated…
adj.... Going beyond the limits of ordinary experience.
hasty
adv.... To do something very quickly without proper fore-thought…
desolate
adj.... Deserted, without inhabitants, barren.
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The Great Gatsby: Key Vocab: Chapter 6
transpire
random
vulgar
meretricious
(v.) to come about, happen, or occur
(adj.) not regular in pattern.
(adj.) common, crude, coarse
(adj.) attractive in a cheap, flashy way
transpire
(v.) to come about, happen, or occur
random
(adj.) not regular in pattern.
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The Great Gatsby: Key Vocab: Chapter 4
bootlegger
cocktail
hospitality
subtle
n.... Someone who makes or sells illegal liquor/alcohol.
n.... An alcoholic drink, usually made with different types of a…
n.... A friendly welcome and treatment of guests.
adj.... Not obvious, difficult to perceive.
bootlegger
n.... Someone who makes or sells illegal liquor/alcohol.
cocktail
n.... An alcoholic drink, usually made with different types of a…
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The Great Gatsby: Key Vocab: Chapter 8
incessant
malice
extravaganza
radiant
(adj) never stopping, going on all the time
(n.) desire to harm others
(n.) an elaborate and spectacular display or event
(adj.) shining, bright; giving forth light or energy
incessant
(adj) never stopping, going on all the time
malice
(n.) desire to harm others
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The Great Gatsby: Key Vocab: Chapter 5
elongate
plunge
expanse
confidential
(v.) to grow in length, become longer; to extend the length of
(v.) drop steeply (usually associated with diving)
(n.) a wide, open area or surface; a stretch
adj.) Keeping particular information secret.
elongate
(v.) to grow in length, become longer; to extend the length of
plunge
(v.) drop steeply (usually associated with diving)
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Great Gatsby
Where did Nick graduate from ?
When did Nick come to West Egg?
Why did he move to West Egg ?
Where are the twin villages of East Eg…
Yale
In summer of 1922
To get into bond business
Twenty miles from the New York city
Where did Nick graduate from ?
Yale
When did Nick come to West Egg?
In summer of 1922
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Vocab Week 3-Great Gatsby
vestige
insidious
meretricious
ineffable
trace, small amount
awaiting a chance to ensnare, entrap
falsely attractive
incapable of being expressed in words
vestige
trace, small amount
insidious
awaiting a chance to ensnare, entrap
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Gatsby Chapter 2 Vocabulary
contiguous
facet
cower
interpose
(adj.) connecting without a break; side by side, touching; ne…
(n.) aspect; phase; side
(v.) to crouch or shrink away, as in fear or shame
(v.) to place or come between; to say words as an interruptio…
contiguous
(adj.) connecting without a break; side by side, touching; ne…
facet
(n.) aspect; phase; side
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Great Gatsby Test Review
Dan Cody
Catherine
James Gatz
Who envisioned a future as a wealthy m…
Who taught Jay Gatsby how to act like a rich man?
Who is Myrtle Wilson's sister?
What is the real name of Jay Gatsby?
James Gatz (Jay Gatsby)
Dan Cody
Who taught Jay Gatsby how to act like a rich man?
Catherine
Who is Myrtle Wilson's sister?
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The Great Gatsby Review
Who is the author of The Great Gatsby?
In what year was the book written?
Who is the narrator of The Great Gatsby?
Where did Nick and Tom go to college?
The author is F. Scott Fitzgerald.
The book was written in 1925.
The narrator is Nick Carraway.
They went to Yale. Nick graduated in 1915.
Who is the author of The Great Gatsby?
The author is F. Scott Fitzgerald.
In what year was the book written?
The book was written in 1925.
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Knittle 11B Gatsby Vocab Ch. 4-6
melodious
disconcerting
punctilious
denizen
pleasant sounding
causing one to feel unsettled
showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
inhabitant/occupant of a particular place
melodious
pleasant sounding
disconcerting
causing one to feel unsettled
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Gatsby Vocabulary
Inquire
Cease
Profound
Coherent
to investigate or look into; ask information from someone
bring or come to an end
very great or intense; having or showing great knowledge or i…
logical and consistent
Inquire
to investigate or look into; ask information from someone
Cease
bring or come to an end
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The Great Gatsby
Permeate (v.)
Incessant (adj.)
Vehemently (adv.)
Vitality (n.)
to fill up, seep into; to saturate
never-ending; ceaseless
strongly passionate or emotional; often with anger
liveliness; energy (physical and/or mental)
Permeate (v.)
to fill up, seep into; to saturate
Incessant (adj.)
never-ending; ceaseless
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Gatsby Vocab 2
dilatory
disconcerting
euphemism
insidious
slow to act
unsettling; causing one to be unsettled
mild or indirect word substituted for a harsh or blunt word
proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects
dilatory
slow to act
disconcerting
unsettling; causing one to be unsettled
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The Great Gatsby ELL vocabulary chapters 1-2
judgement
advantage
snob
mansion
an opinion or decision based on careful thought
something that helps to make someone or something better
someone who rejects or ignores people who come from a lower s…
a large home; a large home of a wealthy person
judgement
an opinion or decision based on careful thought
advantage
something that helps to make someone or something better
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The Great Gatsby Characters
Nick Caraway
Tom Buchanan
Daisy Buchanan
Jay Gatsby
Inclined to reserve all judgements. One of the few honest peo…
Dominance, Control ("Rise of a Colored Empire"). Wealthy, arr…
Sad & lovely. Bright eyes & passion. Cynical. Doesn't marry G…
Has real books. Bootlegger. First time we see him he's reachi…
Nick Caraway
Inclined to reserve all judgements. One of the few honest peo…
Tom Buchanan
Dominance, Control ("Rise of a Colored Empire"). Wealthy, arr…
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Great Gatsby - Chapter 6
transpire (p. 97/103)
laudable (p. 97/103)
insidious (p. 98/104)
ineffable (p. 99/105)
verb: to occur; happen; take place
adj: deserving praise; praiseworthy; commendable
adj: attractive or enticing but harmful; intended to entrap
adj: Incapable of being expressed; indescribable or unutterable
transpire (p. 97/103)
verb: to occur; happen; take place
laudable (p. 97/103)
adj: deserving praise; praiseworthy; commendable
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The Great Gatsby Quotes
"They're a rotten crowd... You're wort…
"I've got a nice place here."
"He came alive to me, delivered sudden…
"There are only the pursued, the pursu…
Nick
Tom
Gatsby
Nick
"They're a rotten crowd... You're wort…
Nick
"I've got a nice place here."
Tom
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The Great Gatsby Honors Vocabulary w/pictures
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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Gatsby Vocabulary Words Chapters 1-3
feign
supercilious
conscientious
incredulous
to imitate deceptively; to make believe; pretend
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of thos…
meticulous; careful
indicating or showing unbelief
feign
to imitate deceptively; to make believe; pretend
supercilious
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of thos…
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Gatsby Chapters 4 and 5 Vocabulary
fluctuate
sporadic
elicit
Divine Retribution
(v.) to change continually; to move up and down
(adj.) occurring at irregular intervals, having no set plan o…
(v.) to draw forth, bring out from some source (such as anoth…
(n.) punishment from a higher being for bad deeds
fluctuate
(v.) to change continually; to move up and down
sporadic
(adj.) occurring at irregular intervals, having no set plan o…
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The Great Gatsby
1925
A notorious underworld figure involved…
A boarder who lives in Gatsby's house
Yale
When was The Great Gatsby published?
Who is Meyer Wolfsheim?
Who is Ewing Klipspringer?
Where did Nick Carraway attend school?
1925
When was The Great Gatsby published?
A notorious underworld figure involved…
Who is Meyer Wolfsheim?
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The Great Gatsby
How does Nick describe himself at the…
How does Nick describe Tom Buchanan?
Who is Jordan Baker?
What is Gatsby doing when Nick first s…
Nick begins the story by telling us that he does not pass jud…
Nick describes Tom as enormously wealthy, violent, forceful,…
Jordan is described as the "balancing girl" - the girl Nick o…
Gatsby's reaching out towards something, staring at a green l…
How does Nick describe himself at the…
Nick begins the story by telling us that he does not pass jud…
How does Nick describe Tom Buchanan?
Nick describes Tom as enormously wealthy, violent, forceful,…
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The Great Gatsby Review
What does Nick say is "gorgeous" about…
What about Gatsby causes disillusionme…
When Nick returns from war why does he…
How is west egg different from east egg?
Personality and demeanor
Those who take advantage of him
To learn the bond buisness and make money
East egg is old money. West egg is new money.
What does Nick say is "gorgeous" about…
Personality and demeanor
What about Gatsby causes disillusionme…
Those who take advantage of him
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The Great Gatsby Ch. 1 Vocabulary
inclined
privy
confidences
feigned
a tendency to favor one or two or more actions or conclusions
admitted as one sharing a secret
a relation of trust or intimacy
to give a false appearance of
inclined
a tendency to favor one or two or more actions or conclusions
privy
admitted as one sharing a secret
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The Great Gatsby
Jay Gatsby
Nick Carraway
Daisy Buchanan
Tom Buchanan
the main character (protagonist), in love with Daisy
the narrator and true friend of Gatsby
Nick's cousin, Gatsby's love, and Tom's wife (a woman whose i…
Daisy's husband, has an affair with Myrtle, has prejudiced be…
Jay Gatsby
the main character (protagonist), in love with Daisy
Nick Carraway
the narrator and true friend of Gatsby
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Chapter 3 Vocabulary The Great Gatsby
prodigality... Gatsby's prodigality with…
eddies... The eddies of today is to wear…
cordial... I cordially invited you to log…
homogeneity... The homogeneity appearance…
wasteful extravagance
current trend
gracious or sincere
composition from like parts
prodigality... Gatsby's prodigality with…
wasteful extravagance
eddies... The eddies of today is to wear…
current trend
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The Great Gatsby Ch. 3 Vocabulary
fortnight
harlequin
permeate
innuendo
(p. 40/44) noun - fourteen nights--two weeks
(p. 40/44) adjective - fancy variation in color
(p. 40/44) verb - to fill up, seep into; to saturate
(p. 40/44) noun - an indirect hint or suggestion about a pers…
fortnight
(p. 40/44) noun - fourteen nights--two weeks
harlequin
(p. 40/44) adjective - fancy variation in color
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Gatsby Chapter 2 Vocabulary, Gatsby Chapter 1 Vocabulary
contiguous
facet
cower
interpose
(adj.) connecting without a break; side by side, touching; ne…
(n.) aspect; phase; side
(v.) to crouch or shrink away, as in fear or shame
(v.) to place or come between; to say words as an interruptio…
contiguous
(adj.) connecting without a break; side by side, touching; ne…
facet
(n.) aspect; phase; side
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The Great Gatsby III
euphemism
menagerie
affront
croon
an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for…
a collection of wild or unusual animals, or an unusual and va…
a personally offensive act or word; deliberate act or display…
to sing or hum in a soft, soothing voice
euphemism
an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for…
menagerie
a collection of wild or unusual animals, or an unusual and va…
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Gatsby Vocabulary Words Chapters 1-3
feign
supercilious
conscientious
incredulous
to imitate deceptively; to make believe; pretend
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of thos…
meticulous; careful
indicating or showing unbelief
feign
to imitate deceptively; to make believe; pretend
supercilious
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of thos…
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Great Gatsby Character Quotes
"I'm inclined to reserve all judgments…
"You're just embarrassed, that's all.…
"I wouldn't ask too much of her. You c…
"I'm thirty. I'm five years too old to…
Nick Carraway
Nick Carraway
Nick Carraway
Nick Carraway
"I'm inclined to reserve all judgments…
Nick Carraway
"You're just embarrassed, that's all.…
Nick Carraway
Great Gatsby Vocabulary #51-80
Fortuitous
Fractious
Garnish
Garrulous
Something that happens by accident or change
Unruly
To decorate
Talking, rambling
Fortuitous
Something that happens by accident or change
Fractious
Unruly
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Gatsby Vocab 11/7
garrulous
amorphous
superfluous
jaunty
excessively loud or pointlessly talkative
without any clear shape, form, or structure
that is in excess of what is needed; not essential
happy, carefree, and confident; perky and causally fashionable
garrulous
excessively loud or pointlessly talkative
amorphous
without any clear shape, form, or structure
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The Great Gatsby Test Review Ch. 1-5
Who is the author of The Great Gatsby?
In what year was the book written?
Who coined the phrase "The Jazz Age"?
In what year is the story set?
F. Scott Fitzgerald.
1925.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
1922
Who is the author of The Great Gatsby?
F. Scott Fitzgerald.
In what year was the book written?
1925.
Great Gatsby Vocabulary #1-30
Abstracted
Abyss
Acuity
Addendum
Removed in thought from the immediate situation, lost in one'…
Bottomless hole, a vast expanse or depth
Sharpness of perception
Something added, usually to a book
Abstracted
Removed in thought from the immediate situation, lost in one'…
Abyss
Bottomless hole, a vast expanse or depth
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Great Gatsby Chapter 7, 8, & 9 Quiz
What was Gatsby's reaction to Daisy's…
What did Wilson do to Myrtle? Why?
Why do the four drive into the city on…
What does Gatsby think about Daisy's r…
He looks at her with surprise
Wilson locked Myrtle in her room until they are able to get a…
Daisy says, "It's so hot and everything's so confused. Let's…
He truly believes that she never did love him.
What was Gatsby's reaction to Daisy's…
He looks at her with surprise
What did Wilson do to Myrtle? Why?
Wilson locked Myrtle in her room until they are able to get a…
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The Great Gatsby chapters 3 and 4 vocabulary Burney English 11
Cataracts
Omnibus
Fortnight
Innuendo
Clouding of the eye
Vehicle meant to carry a large number of people
Two weeks | fourteen days
Indirect or subtle statement/ hidden meaning
Cataracts
Clouding of the eye
Omnibus
Vehicle meant to carry a large number of people
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