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Great Gatsby. Chapters 1& 2 Vocabulary. Chapter One. Feign. Pretending to be affected (feeling, state, injury); to represent falsely The students feigned interest in learning new vocabulary. Acute. Keenly perceptive or discerning (insightful); having a sharp point - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Great Gatsby

Great GatsbyChapters 1& 2 VocabularyChapter OneFeignPretending to be affected (feeling, state, injury); to represent falsely

The students feigned interest in learning new vocabulary.

AcuteKeenly perceptive or discerning (insightful); having a sharp point

The narrator in The Tell-Tale Heart claimed to have had over acute senses.

ReproachExpression of disapproval; to bring shame or disgrace

Ms. Pierson gave River a look of reproach when she mistook Ms. Piersons hand as a toy.

Fractiousnessunruliness: the trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline

Shortly after this picture was taken, Ms. Pierson became a fractious child.(only students in class get to see this glorious childhood picture)DivanA long, backless and armless couch

Go ahead and have a seat on the divan.

ReciprocalMutual exchange

Ms. Piersons celebrity crushes never seem to reciprocate the feelings.

ContemptuouslyWithout respect; scornful; disdainfulRed Forman will kick you in the can if you dare speak to him contemptuously.

ExtemporizingDone with little or no prior preparation or practice; impromptu manner

Due to the plethora of snow days we've had, some teachers were delivering extemporized lessons.

Chapter TwoTranscendentSurpassing all others of the same kind; above and independent of the material universe

The writers in the romantic period wished to transcend everyday life events.

ProprietaryAppropriate to an owner; indicating ownership

Al Capone was the proprietor to many speakeasies.