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English Vocabulary

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TermDefinition
negative characterized by denial or opposition or resistance
positive characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance
sanguine confidently optimistic and cheerful
grave causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
somber grave or even gloomy in character
serious of great consequence
placid not easily irritated
severe unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
imposing befitting an important, distinguished, or powerful person
outspoken given to expressing yourself freely or insistently
scandalous giving offense to moral sensibilities
sinister wicked, evil, or dishonorable
methodical characterized by orderliness
momentous of very great significance
heroic having qualities appropriate for brave figures
audacious disposed to venture or take risks
curious eager to investigate and learn or learn more
bitter proceeding from or exhibiting great hostility or animosity
insolent marked by casual disrespect
dejected affected or marked by low spirits
smug marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction
cavalier given to haughty disregard of others
irreverent showing lack of due respect or veneration
flippant showing an inappropriate lack of seriousness
vexed troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
Created by: BaileyBrains
 

 



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