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Flashcards in Great gatsby Ch 1 + 2 Deck (20):
1

Feign

to imitate deceptively; to make believe; pretend

2

Supercilious

Having and showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views unworthy

3

Conscientious

Meticulous; careful; painstaking; particular

4

Incredulous

Indicating or showing unbelief

5

Reciprocal

Mutual; corresponding; matching; complementary; equivalent

6

Wan

Of an unnatural or sickly pallor; pallid; lacking color

7

Complacent

Often without awareness of some potential danger or defect; self-satisfied

8

Intimation

Make known subtly and indirectly; hint

9

Infinite

Indefinite or exceedingly large

10

Anon

In a short time; soon

11

Contiguous

Connecting without a break; uninterrupted

12

Facet

Aspect; phase; side

13

Cower

To crouch, as in fear or shame

14

Interpose

To step in between parties at variance; meditate

15

Apathetic

Not interested or concerned; indifferent or unresponsive

16

Languid

Lacking in spirit or interest; listless; indifferent

17

Imply

To indicate or suggest without being explicitly states

18

Strident

Having a shrill; irritating quality or character

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Deft

Nimble; skillful; clever

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Clad

Dressed; covered