the great gatsby

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  1. punctilious
    showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
  2. disconcerting
    causing one to feel unsettled
  3. retribution
    punishment that is considered to be morally right and fully deserved
  4. rajah
    an indian king or prince
  5. somnambulant
    attributions of the state of sleepwalking
  6. juxtaposition
    to place something close together for contrasting effect
  7. succulent
    tender, juicy, and tasty
  8. facade
    an outward appearance that is maintained to conceal a less pleasant or creditable reality
  9. disembodied
    separating from or existing without the body
  10. defunct
    no longer existing or functioning
  11. obstinate
    stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or chosen course of action despite the attempts to convince one to do so
  12. bewilderment
    the state of being perplexed and confused
  13. meretricious
    apparently attractive but having in reality no value or integrity
  14. elusive
    difficult to find, catch or achieve
  15. obtrusive
    noticeable or prominent in an unwelcome or intrusive way
  16. valor
    boldness or determination in facing great danger; heroic courage
  17. Benediction
    an utterance of good wishes; the form of blessing pronounced by an officiating minister
  18. vestige
    a mark, trace, or visible evidence of something that is no longer present or in existence
  19. illusion
    something that deceives by producing a false or misleading impression of reality
  20. lethargic
    drowsy; sluggish
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the great gatsby
2013-03-05 02:26:18

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