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Flashcards in Gatsby 2 Deck (17):
1

lazy, not having much determination

shiftless

2

seeming attractive but really false or little value

meretricious

3

incapable of being expressed in words

ineffable

4

excessively embellished in style or language

turgid

5

to give up sth

relinquish

6

continuing

relentless

7

to give all your attention to sth

engrossed

8

in a vulnerable position

in the lurch

9

to defame, vilify

slandet

10

very likely to do sth

to be liable to sth

11

exuding flagrance, evocative, suggestive

to be redolent to sth

12

acting together with others for an illegal or dishonest purpose

to be in cahoots

13

not expected or planned

adventitious

14

to assume

surmise

15

short of money

to be hard up

16

a shelter where people live

a dwelling

17

to please other people by saying or doing what you think

to pander to sth