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Great GatsbyChapters 1& 2 VocabularyChapter OneFeignPretending to be affected (feeling, state, injury); to represent falsely
The students feigned interest in learning new vocabulary.
AcuteKeenly perceptive or discerning (insightful); having a sharp point
The narrator in The Tell-Tale Heart claimed to have had over acute senses.
ReproachExpression of disapproval; to bring shame or disgrace
Ms. Pierson gave River a look of reproach when she mistook Ms. Piersons hand as a toy.
Fractiousnessunruliness: the trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline
Shortly after this picture was taken, Ms. Pierson became a fractious child.(only students in class get to see this glorious childhood picture)DivanA long, backless and armless couch
Go ahead and have a seat on the divan.
Ms. Piersons celebrity crushes never seem to reciprocate the feelings.
ContemptuouslyWithout respect; scornful; disdainfulRed Forman will kick you in the can if you dare speak to him contemptuously.
ExtemporizingDone with little or no prior preparation or practice; impromptu manner
Due to the plethora of snow days we've had, some teachers were delivering extemporized lessons.
Chapter TwoTranscendentSurpassing all others of the same kind; above and independent of the material universe
The writers in the romantic period wished to transcend everyday life events.
ProprietaryAppropriate to an owner; indicating ownership
Al Capone was the proprietor to many speakeasies.