great gatsby pre-ap vocabulary for chapters 4, 5, & 6
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DESCRIPTIONPUNCTILIOUS Showing great attention to detail or correct behavior The Ohio State marching band was punctilious in forming this shape.
GREAT GATSBY Pre-AP Vocabulary for chapters 4, 5, & 6 CHAPTER FOUR PUNCTILIOUS Showing great attention to detail or correct behavior The Ohio State marching band was punctilious in forming this shape. SOMNAMBULATE To walk or perform another act while asleep or in a sleeplike condition any good somnambulatory stories? CHAPTER 5 HARROWED Distressed; upset The busy schedule of a teacher is harrowing at times. DEFUNCT No longer in existence or use The floppy disk is a now defunct piece of technology. NEBULOUS no clear form; vague; hazy The womans nebulous clothing hid her body shape CHAPTER SIX INSIDIOUS Treacherous; seductive; harmful in a stealthy/subtle manner Sexually transmitted diseases can be insidious and sometimes without symptoms TURGID Swollen; bloated Because women are magical creatures, once a month they usually feel turgid. INEFFABLE Beyond expression; indescribable; taboo The ineffable beauty of panda dogs should be admired by all EUPHEMISM When an inoffensive word is substituted for a word that is considered offensive Im sorry, but were going to have to let you go. let you go takes the place of fire you MENAGERIE A collection of live, wild animals on exhibit If you want to see a menagerie, go to the circus.