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Remote

Far away from where many people live.

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Rural

Connected with the country, not the town.
Opp= urban

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Curious

Unusual or strange

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Old-fashioned

Typical of the past but not of the present.
Opp=modern

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Vital

Essential
Necessary and important.

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Grand

Impressive and large or important.

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Simple

Basic

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Reasonable

Syn= fair
Opp= unreasonable

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Impressed with sth/ sb

Feeling that sth/sb is good or of a high standard.

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Overall

Generall; considering everything.

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Suspicious of sth/sb

Feeling that sth/sb is dishonest and cannot be trusted.

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Polite

Opp= rude

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Deserted

Empty because everyone has left.
Opp= busy, crowded

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Terrifying/ terrified

Very frightening.
It was a terrifying film.
I was terrified watching that film.

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Disappointed/ disappointing

Feeling unhappy because sth is not as good as you hoped.

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Amazing/ amazed

Surprising and difficult to believe.

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Shocking/ shocked

Upsetting and very surprising in a negative way.

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Alarming/ alarmed

Frightening or causing worry.
When the police arrived, it was a bit alarming.

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Disgusting/ disgusted

Very unpleasant

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Amusing/ amused

Funny in a gentle way.

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Embarrassed/ embarrassing

Feeling uncomfortable because of sth silly you have done.

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Astonished/ astonishing

Very surprising

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Satisfying/ satisfied

Making you feel pleased or happy.

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- ed
- ing

We use adjectives that end with -ed to describe our feelings.
We use adjectives that end with - ing to describe the person or thing that makes us have these feelings.
We were shocked by his behavior.
His behavior was shocking.

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Mixed feelings

Both - and + feelings about sth.

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Adequate

Just good enough but nothing more.
Opp= inadequate

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Artificial

Made by people and used instead of sth.
Opp= real , natural

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Contemporary

Modern
Opp= old- fashioned

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Effective

Successful and giving the result you want.

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Firm

Quiet hard.
Opp= soft

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Temporary

Employed or continuing for only a limited period of time.

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Permanent

Opp= temporary

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Efficient

Working well, quickly and without mistakes.

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Rare

Opp= common

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Cramped

Small and not having enough space.
opp= spacious

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Unexpected

It's surprising you because you didn't know it was going to happen.