20 terms

Tone Words for AP Language: Set 2

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morose
gloomy
malicious
Intended to hurt or harm
objective
without bias
obsequeious
obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree
patronizing
treating in a condescending manner
quizzical
odd, eccentric, amusing
ribald
humorous in a vulgar way
reverent
respectful
reflective
illustrating innermost thoughts and emotions
sardonic
grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
solemn
serious
sanguine
optimistic
whimsical
fanciful, unpredictable
capricious
impulsive and unpredictable
curt
rudely brief
diffident
lacking self-confidence
dogmatic
stubbornly opinionated
ebullient
enthusiastic
histrionic
overly dramatic
jocund
cheerful and lighthearted
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