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affectation
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The Great Gatsby
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  • The bored haughty face that she turned to the world concealed something — most affectations conceal something eventually, even though they don’t in the beginning — and one day I found what it was.

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  • Her apparent wealth was proven to be an affectation.
  • He’s a good actor. He can change affectations and mannerisms like most people change clothes.

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