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convey
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
communicate or express
  • [Nick describing his first impression of Gatsby:]  It was one of those rare smiles ... [that] concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor. It understood you just so far as you wanted to be understood, believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself, and assured you that it had precisely the impression of you that, at your best, you hoped to convey.
    p. 48.5
convey = express
  • His speaking voice, a gruff husky tenor, added to the impression of fractiousness he conveyed.
    p. 7.4
conveyed = communicated or expressed
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