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Flashcards in Gatsby Deck (22):
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To pretend

to feign

2

to Know about something

to be privy to

3

disdain

scorn/contempt

4

blatantly and disdainfully proud
(he rejected their offer with a tone of ... disdain)

haughty

5

to work hard

to toil

6

ostentatiously or tastelessly ornamented

gaudy

7

lacking meaning and substance
(a ... mind/movie)

vacuous

8

to avoid or escape

to elude

9

an individual's social façade, the personality that a person projects in public

persona

10

someone who sells illegally made goods

bootlegger

11

unwilling or unable to stay still or be quiet and calm

restless

12

to change into a less active state

to lapse into something

13

done secretly and sometimes dishonestly

underhand

14

to continue to stay in a place although other people want you to leave

to outstay your welcome

15

impossible to understand

unfathomable

16

unwillingly ( a contre coeur)

with reluctance / reluctantly

17

fake

counterfeit

18

no longer functioning

defunct

19

very upset

distraught

20

very untidy

dishevelled

21

confused

dazed

22

to not be enough or good enough

to fall short of something