Mad and Glad

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accusatory

charging of wrong doing

bitter

exhibiting strong animosity as a result of pain or grief

burlesque

comic; mocking through caricature or comic exaggeration

callous

unfeeling, insensitive to feelings of others

caustic

intense use of sarcasm; stinging, biting

choleric

hot-tempered, easily angered

condescending/ condescension

a air/feeling of superiority

contemptuous

expressing contempt, a lack or respect, or hate

critical

finding fault

cynical

distrust of people/ human nature; questions people's sincerity/goodness/motives

derisive

ridiculing, mocking

disdainful

expressing contempt, dislike, or hate; scornful

flippant

lacking in seriousness

forthright

directly frank without hesitation

hostile

extremely angry

indignant

marked by anger aroused by injustic or unworthiness

irreverent

lacking proper respect or seriousness

malicious

purposely hurtful

mocking

treating with contempt or ridicule

patronizing

air of condescension

pessimistic

seeing the worst side of things; no hope

ribald

offensive in speech or gesture

ridiculing

slightly contemptuous banter; making fun of

frivolous

lacking in seriousness

awe

solemn wonder

contemplative

studying, thinking, reflecting on an issue

euphoric

feeling of elation or great joy

facetious

playfully humorous

fanciful

using the imagination

frivolous (G)

lacking in seriousness

jovial

happy

laudatory

pertaining to or expressing praise

lyrical

expressing a writer's inner feelings, emotional; full of images; song-like

obsequious

polite and obedient in order to gain something

optimistic

hopeful, cheerful

quizzical

odd, eccentric, amusing

reflective

illustrating innermost thoughts and emotions

reverent

treating a subject with honor and respect

ribald

offensive in speech or gesture

sanguineous

optimistic, cheerful

sarcastic

sneering, caustic

sardonic

scornfully and bitterly sarcastic

whimsical

odd, strange, strange, fantastic; fun

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