Great Gastby #1

  1. feignt
    a false appearance, a fake punch to occupy defenses allowing a real blow
  2. marred
    something damaged or defaced
  3. perpetuate
    to prolong the existence of something
  4. acute
    sharpness of perception
  5. reproach
    to blame for something; a disgrace
  6. supercilious
    haughty, vain and arrogant
  7. fractious
  8. wistful
    having unfulfilled longing or yearning
  9. pungent
    sharp or irritation to the taste or smells acrid
  10. deft
    skillful, adroit
  11. languid
    slow, sluggish, listless, weak
  12. fervent
    ardent, showing great emotion, impassioned
  13. desolate
    deserted, without inhabitants, barren
  14. oculist
    a doctor who specializes in treatment of the eyes
  15. apathy
    a lack of concern or feeling; indifference
  16. incessant
  17. disdain
    intense dislike; to treat with scorn or contempt, to reject as unworthy
  18. ambiguous
    having more than one meaning; unclear, uncertain
  19. strident
    loud and harsh sounding
  20. prodigal
    wasteful, a person given to extravagance
  21. vehement
    forcefully expressing emotion or convictions
  22. credulous
    believing on slight evidence; gullible
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Great Gastby #1
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