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Appearance:

Adorable
Something that is cute
The puppy looks adorable with its bow. 
 
Adventurous
Implies a willingness to accept risks
It takes an adventurous person to climb half dome. 
 
Aggressive
Implies a disposition to dominate
The aggressive driver almost caused two accidents

Drab
Characterized by dullness and monotony
He leads a drab life. 

Gleam
Shining with a moderate brightness
A light gleamed in the distance.

Quaint
Having old-fashioned charm
It's a very quaint village.

Condition:

Annoying
Causing disturbance or irritation (especially by repeated acts)
He is very annoying when he continually taps his pencil. 

Clumsy
Awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful
I was clumsy and dropped the tray into her lap. 

Inquisitive
Eager to acquire knowledge, curious
The inquisitive child never ceased to ask questions. 

Mushy
overly sappy or corny

Skip the mushy, romantic scenes and get to the action.

Vast
very great in size, amount, degree, intensity, or especially in extent or range
There is a vast difference between them.

Feelings:

Bewildered
To confuse, puzzle especially by a complexity of considerations
All the different possible options bewildered us.

Defiant
Boldly resisting opposition
The defiant child left the house, even though he was grounded. 

Jittery
Jumpy, on edge
I was jittery throughout the whole movie because it was suspenseful. 

Elated
Extremely happy and excited; delighted; pleased.
She was elated with her new car.

Exuberant
High-spirited; with energy or enthusiasm
He is looking for an exuberant salesperson to fill the job. 

Zealous
Full of zeal, fervent
The zealous missionaries never gave up. 

Size:

Colossal
Extremely large or on a great scale
A single puppy can make a colossal mess.

Scrawny
Thin, malnourished and weak
The scrawny cat came to my doorstep looking for food.

Sound:

Husky

Hoarse and rough-sounding
The old man had a husky voice.

Shrill
High-pitched and piercing
There was a shrill scream in the night. 

Resonant
Resounding, echoing
A resonant voice is recommended in acting.


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May 6, 2008  ( 1 comment )  
5/6/2008
12:26 pm
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