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Describing people's personalities

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personality
a person's characteristics that affect what one does and how one acts or behaves
closest in age
with the smallest difference in ages; with the fewest years between two people
moody
changing moods or emotions very quickly, and often angry or sad for no reason
timid
shy; quiet; not outgoing
talkative
always talking; liking to talk a lot
cheerful
happy; positive; in a good mood
a year apart
separated in age by one year; one year older/younger than each other
bad-tempered
in a bad mood; negative; angry
angel
a very good person; a kind, thoughtful person who is liked by everyone; a person who behaves in an ideal way
patient
able to wait for something without getting angry or frustrated and without seeming to be in a hurry
generous
willing to share; willing to give things to other people without expecting anything in return
to look up to (someone)
to admire or respect someone; to think that someone is very good
even-keeled
even-tempered; not changing moods very often; not easy to make angry; calm
selfish
not liking to share things with others; wanting to have everything for oneself; caring only about oneself
stubborn
not wanting to change one's mind or opinion; determined to continue to do something or think about something the same way
to put up with (someone)
to tolerate someone; to accept someone's negative behavior without complaining
to exaggerate
to make something bigger or more important than it really is
to grow out of (something)
to stop doing something as one gets older