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Flashcards in Tonal Vocab 2 Deck (40):
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Amiable

diffusing warmth and friendliness

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Accusing

accusing - containing or expressing accusation

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Agitated

agitated - troubled emotionally and usually deeply

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Apprehensive

apprehensive - mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc

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Benevolent

benevolent - showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity

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Belligerent

belligerent - characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight

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Bitter

bitter - marked by strong resentment or cynicism

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Compassionate

compassionate - showing or having compassion

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Complimentary

complimentary - conveying or resembling a compliment

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Coarse

coarse - of low or inferior quality or value
Aka rough

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Condescending

condescension - a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

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Dejected

dejected - affected or marked by low spirits

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Dreamy


adj. dream·i·er, dream·i·est
1. Resembling a dream; ethereal or vague.
2. Given to daydreams or reverie.
3. Soothing and serene.
4. Informal Inspiring delight; wonderful.

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Desperate

desperate - showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire

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Disgruntled

disgruntled - in a state of sulky dissatisfaction

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Disdainful

disdainful - having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

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Ecstatic

ecstatic - feeling great rapture or delight

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Fanciful

fanciful - having a curiously intricate quality

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Haughty

haughty - having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

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Humorous

humor - the quality of being funny

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Impassioned

impassioned - characterized by intense emotion

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Indignant

indignant - angered at something unjust or wrong

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Ironic

ironic - characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is

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Irreverent

irreverent - showing lack of due respect or veneration

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Manipulative

manipulative - skillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage

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Malicious

malice - feeling a need to see others suffer

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Mocking

mocking - abusing vocally

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Optimistic

optimistic - expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds

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Obnoxious

obnoxious - causing disapproval or protest

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Passive

passive - peacefully resistant in response to injustice

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Romantic

romantic - not sensible about practical matters

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Reverent

reverent - feeling or showing profound respect or veneration

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Ridiculing

ridicule - language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate

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Soothing

soothing - freeing from fear and anxiety

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Sympathetic

sympathetic - showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity

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Satiric

satiric - exposing human folly to ridicule

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Scornful

scornful - expressing extreme contempt

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Taunting

taunting - aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing

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Vibrant

vibrant - vigorous and animated

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Wrathful

wrathful - vehemently incensed and condemnatory