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Combined English AP11 Tone Words - List 1 and 2
Tone Words List 1: quizlet.com/116102698 Tone Words List 2: quizlet.com/131003042
Terms in this set (46)
(Of a remark or reference) working by suggestion rather than explicit mention.
Closely acquainted; familiar, close.
Talk humorously or flippantly.
Using contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior.
Making fun of or attempt to provoke (a person or animal) in playful way.
Well-meaning and kindly.
Showing a readiness to give more of something, as money or time, than is strictly necessary or expected.
Having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles and ideals.
Quite generous or forgiving, especially toward a rival or someone less powerful than oneself.
Truthful and straightforward.
Open, honest, and direct in speech or writing, especially when dealing with unpalatable matters.
Truly what something is said to be; authentic.
Free from pretense or deceit; proceeding from genuine feeling.
Efficient and unemotional; cold detached.
Going straight to the point.
Aloof and objective.
Not influenced by, showing, or involving personal feelings.
Systematic; methodical; characterized by the methods and principles of science.
Feeling or showing concern for someone who is sick, hurt, poor, etc.
Kind; warmhearted; gentle.
Feeling or showing support for someone who is in a bad situation.
Believing that someone or something is good or acceptable.
Expressing a compliment; praising or approving.
Lavishing insincere praise and compliments upon (someone), specially to further one's own interests.
Expressing praise and commendation.
Feeling or characterized by great anger.
Irritatingly grand or self-important
Behaving as though one thinks he or she is more important or superior to others
Treating one with feigned kindness, while revealing a sense of superiority (more offensive than condescending)
Showing superiority to another person while acting as though you are lowering yourself to be with the person
Showing or expressing a lack of respect
Revealing that a person or thing is worthless or deserving scorn (to treat with disrespect)
Combative; quick to fight
High-sounding speech while blustering about an idea with little meaning
Speaking with the intention to teach, especially in moral instruction
Distrustful of human sincerity or integrity
Hesitating; doubtful; suspect
Showing or feeling no enthusiasm, interest or concern
Using very few words; abrupt
Intensely controversial; provoking argument
Modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence
Easily frightened; lacking courage
Using far more words than are needed
Expressing feelings of gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an unrestrained manner; gushing
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