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.