Gatsby 1

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of or concerned with material values or ordinary life rather than a spiritual existenceworldly
take hold of (something) and quickly remove it from its place; pickpluck
pots, dishes, and other articles made of earthenware or baked clay. It can be broadly divided into earthenware, porcelain, and stonewarepottery
excessive speed or urgency of movement or action; hurryhaste
have as belonging to one; ownpossess
(of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercingshrill
be dressed in clothes of a specified kindattire
make a soft, muffled crackling sound like that caused by the movement of dry leaves or paperrustle
move swiftly and smoothlysweep
haughtiness of manner; disdainful pridehauteur
a confident and forceful statement of fact or beliefassertion
(of a man) affectedly dainty in manner or gaitmincing
the feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one's consideration or respect; contemptdisdain
in a way that involves physical strength, effort, or energy; strenuouslyvigorously
(especially of a small animal or child) run with quick light steps, especially through fear or excitementscamper
active, fast, and energeticbrisk
decorate or embellish (something, especially food)garnish
extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tastelessgaudy
in full actionin full swing
spread throughout (something); pervadepermeate
an allusive or oblique remark or hint, typically a suggestive or disparaging oneinnuendo
make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements; staggerlurch
lack of restraint in spending money or use of resourcesprodigality
the area near or surrounding a particular placevicinity
showing strong feeling; forceful, passionate, or intensevehement
add a color to or change the color of (something) by soaking it in a solution impregnated with a dyedye
occurring or done before the usual or proper time; too earlypremature
walk in a slow, relaxed manner, without hurry or effortsaunter
a long dress, typically having a close-fitting bodice and a flared or flowing skirt, worn on formal occasionsgown
without restrain impetuously
extreme amusement, especially when expressed by laughterhilarity
(of a state, quality, or emotion) very great or intenseprofound
a temporary interval of quiet or lack of activitylull