The Great Gatsby 1-2

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contiguous (adj)
touching; in contact; in close proximity without actually touching; near; adjacent in time
sumptuous (adj)
expensive or extravagant; magnificent; splendid
pastoral (adj)
of, characterized by, or depicting rural life, scenery, etc.
countenance (n)
the face, especially when considered as expressing a person's character or mood; facial expression
incessant (adj)
not ceasing; continual
languid (adj)
without energy or spirit; without interest or enthusiasm; sluggish; inactive
hauteur (n)
haughty manner or spirit; arrogance
ambiguous (adj)
unclear ; open to more than one interpretation
strident (adj)
having or making a harsh or loud sound; urgent, clamorous
deft (adj)
dexterous; skillful; clever
feign (v)
to put on a show of (a quality or emotion); pretend, to make up; to invent
reproach (v)
to find fault with; blame; censure; to upbraid.
supercilious (adj)
displaying arrogant pride, scorn
fractious (adj)
irritable; unruly
conscientious (adj)
involving or taking great care; painstaking; diligent
imperceptible (adj)
too slight, subtle, or gradual to be perceived
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unobtrusive (adj)
inconspicuous, unassertive
complacent (adj)
pleased, especially with oneself, or one's merits, advantages, or situation, often without awareness of some potential danger or defect; self-satisfied
contemptuous (adj)
showing or expressing contempt or disdain; scornful
intimation (n)
a hint or suggestion