Flashcards in Gatsby 4-6 Deck (21)
Occurring in irregular interval, or only in few places. Scattered or isolated.
supernatural punishment of a person, a group of people, or all humanity by a deity in response to some human action
An inhabitant of a particular place, or British meaning a foreigner allowed certain right in the adopted country.
having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner
Showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
Showing a lack of concentration on what is happening around one
Place or deal with close together for contrasting effect
No longer existing or functioning
1. A trace of something that is disappearing or no longer exists.
2. The smallest amount (used to emphasize the absence of something)
1. Swollen and distended or congested
2. (of language or style) Tediously pompous or bombastic
An action or remark that causes outrage or offense.
Offend the modesty or values of
Address (someone) in such a way as to express disapproval or disappointment.
The expression of disapproval or disappointment.
Stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or action, despite attempts to persuade one to do so.
(of an unwelcome phenomenon or situation) Very difficult to change or overcome.
A feeling of extreme joy
(of an action, idea, or goal) Deserving praise and commendation.
Proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects
Destroy or debase the moral purity of; corrupt.
A bout of excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures, esp. eating and drinking.
A thing or event that existed before or logically precedes another.
Preceding in time or order; previous or preexisting.
Bring oneself into favor with someone by flattering or trying to please them
1. Make (someone) anxious or unsettled.
2. Subject (a system, moving object, or process) to an influence tending to alter its normal or regular state or path.