Gatsby Vocab - TheGreatGatsby Vocabulary Practice Name...

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Name ______________________________ American Literature Original Sentences and Word Wall contributions due Tuesday, May 14 th Vocabulary Quiz on Thursday, May 16 th 1. asunder adv. Into separate parts or pieces (Hassell) 2. benediction n. An invocation of divine blessing, usually at the end of a church service (Loo) 3. ceaselessly adv. with untiring resolve (Lopez) 4. colossal adj. Of enormous size; gigantic; huge; as, a colossal statue (Lucanie) 5. complacency n. A feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, especially when coupled with an unawareness of danger, trouble, or controversy (Marcopoulos) 6. corpulent adj. Excessively fat (Meyer) 7. elude v. To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill (Nunez) 8. ether n. The regions of space beyond the earth's atmosphere; the heavens (Perez) 9. extemporizing v. To do or perform (something) without prior preparation or practice (Revie) 10. feigned v. To represent by a false appearance of; to pretend; to counterfeit (Schlosser) 11.
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