What does Nick mean by provincial squeamishness?

What does Nick mean by provincial squeamishness?

Answered by jill d #170087 8 years ago 12/16/2013 11:37 AM. Nick’s squeamishness comes from the fact that Tom truly acts like nothing has happened and that he has no responsibility. Nick is disgusted by Tom and Daisy’s nonchalance and carelessness. He’s squeamish to so much as shake the man’s hand.

What does proprietor mean in The Great Gatsby?

used in The Great Gatsby. 3 uses. the owner of a business.

Where is the word supercilious in The Great Gatsby?

Adj. Ex. #1: “Now he was a sturdy, straw haired man of thirty with a rather hard mouth and a supercilious manner.”

What does Wan mean in Great Gatsby?

Wan: of an unnatural or sickly pallor; pallid; lacking color.

What does indiscernible mean in The Great Gatsby?

Indiscernible. – Cannot be seen or perceived clearly; imperceptible. When Nick was walking torws Gatsby, when he was on his doc.

What does Pasquinade mean in The Great Gatsby?

Pasquinade (Noun) A satire or lampoon, esp. one posted in a public place. Sentence: Several pasquinades were displayed on the board welcoming people to the town.

What is impressive hauteur?

hauteur. overbearing pride with a superior manner toward inferiors. The intense vitality that had been so remarkable in the garage was converted into impressive hauteur.

What does wolfsheim’s cufflinks symbolize?

What do wolfsheim’s cufflinks symbolize? The cufflinks demonstrate Mr. Wolfsheim’s shallowness and pride in wearing human molars, which were most likely obtained through torture and cruelty and his ties to the corrupt underworld.

What does ineffable mean in The Great Gatsby?

ineffable. (adjective) too great or intense to be expressed in words; unmutterable. ineffability, ineffableness, ineffably. When Jay and Daisy dance together, the atmosphere is filled with ineffable joy.

What does jauntily mean in The Great Gatsby?

jauntiness = appearing cheerful, lively, and self-confident.

What does juxtaposition mean in The Great Gatsby?

the act of positioning dissimilar things side-x-side (usually to contrast)

What does omnibus mean in The Great Gatsby?

omnibus. a vehicle carrying many passengers. On week-ends his Rolls-Royce became an omnibus, bearing parties to and from the city, between nine in the morning and long past midnight, while his station wagon scampered like a brisk yellow bug to meet all trains.

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