great gatsby vocabulary for chapters 7, 8, 9. chapter 7
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GREAT GATSBYVocabulary for chapters 7, 8, 9
RANCOURBitter; resentment; ill-will
Daisy, with rancour in her voice, said, as if it mattered to you!
MAGNANIMOUSNoble of heart and mind; generous to forgive
The weak can never [be magnanimous]. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
LIBERTINEOne who acts without moral restraint
Joseph Gordon Levitt plays a womanizer and libertine in his new movie, Don Jon.
PRIGOne who is prim/proper; usually in an arrogant manner
Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl is a prig.
REDOLENTHaving a sweet fragrance; reminiscent
When I smell Cool Water, a redolent perfume, I am reminded of my middle school days
AMORPHOUSLacking definite form/shape
If you get a tattoo, you do not want it to be amorphous.
PERVADEspread through and be perceived in every part of
Lenores presence pervaded our narrators home in The Raven.
GARRULOUSHabitually, often excessively talkative
Ms. Pierson has some garrulous students.
ELUDEDEscaped from; difficult to catch/grasp
With the help of his tattoo, Michael Scofield eluded the authorities in Prison Break.
SURMISETo infer without conclusive evidence
Her mother surmised that something was wrong when she didnt return home by curfew.