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    Descriptive adjectives Vocabulary Word List (460)

    A)Able, Abundant, Accepting, Accommodating, Active, Addictive, Adequate, Aggressive, Amazing, Amiable, Amicable, Amusing, Antagonistic, Anxious, Anxious, Apathetic, Aquatic, Arrogant, Articulate, Artistic, Attentive, Attractive, Authoritative, Awesome
    B)Barren, Benevolent, Biodegradable, Blase, Bold, Bonding, Boorish, Bountiful, Braggart, Brave, Brilliant, Buoyancy, Busy, Buzz
    C)Callow, Captious, CARING, Celestial, Charm, Chaste, Cheat, Cheerful, Churlish, Civil, Clean, Clever, Coastal, Cold, Colossal, Combustible, Comfortable, Commercial, Communicative, Compact, Competitive, Compulsive, Confident, Conflicted, Congenial, Conscientious, Conservative, Considerate, Conspicuous, Contemptible, Contiguous, COOPERATIVE, Cordial, COURAGEOUS, Courteous, Covetous, Creative, Critical, Critical, Crucial, Crude, Culpable, Curious, Current, Curt, Cynical
    D)Decent, Decorous, Defensive, Deferential, Deft, Dejected, Delightful, Demeaning, Demise, Dependable, Deplorable, Depressed, Destructive, Devious, Devoted, Dictatorial, Diligent, Diminutive, Diplomatic, Discreet, Disdainful, Dishonesty, Dishonorable, Disposable, Disrespectful, Distracted, Docile, Downcast, Dynamic, Dynamic
    E)Earnest, Earthy, Ecological, Efficient, Egotistical, Electrifying, Elitist, Empathetic, Endangered, Endemic, Energetic, Enigmatic, Enthusiastic, Esteemed, Estimable, Ethical, Euphoric, Evergreen, Exclusive, Expectant, Explosive, Exquisite, Extravagant, Extrovert, Exuberant
    F)FAIR, Faithful, Fallow, Falseness, Famous, Fancy, Ferocious, Fertile, Fervent, Fervid, Fibrous, Fierce, Flexible, Focused, Forgiving, Forlorn, Frailty
    G)Generous, Genial, Genteel, Gentle, Genuine, Gifted, Gigantic, Glib, Gloomy, Good, Gorgeous, Grace, Gracious, Grand, Grateful, Gravity, Green, Grouchy, Guilty, Guilty, Gusty
    H)Happy, Hard-hearted, Healing, Heedless, Helpfulness, Heroic, HONEST, Honorable, Hopeful, Hostile, Humane, Humble, Humorous, Hygienic, Hysterical
    I)Idealistic, Idolize, Ignoble, Ignorant, Ill-tempered, Impartial, Impolite, Improper, Imprudent, Impudent, Indecent, Indecorous, Indifference, Indigenous, Industrious, Ingenuous, Innocent, Innovative, Insightful, Insolent, Inspirational, Instructive, Insulting, Intense, Intense, Intense, Intolerant, Introvert, Intuitive, Inventive, Investigative, Irascible, Irresponsible
    J)Jaundiced, Jealous, Jealous, Jocular, Jolly, Jovial, Joyful, Jubilant, Just, Juvenile
    K)Keen, Kind, Kindred, Knowledgeable
    L)Liberal, Listener, Loathsome, Loving, LOYAL
    M)Magical, Magnificence, Magnificent, Malevolent, Malicious, Mammoth, Manipulative, Marine, Mastery, Meddling, Meritorious, Meticulous, Migratory, Minuscule, Miserable, Mistrustful, Modest, Moral, Mysterious
    N)Naive, Nascent, Native, Natural, Natural, Nature, Needy, Nefarious, Negative, Neglected, Neglectful, Negligent, Nice, Noble, Notorious
    O)Obedient, Observant, Open, Open-minded, Opinionated, Oppressive, Orderly, Oriented, Original, Outrageous, Outspoken
    P)Parasitic, Partial, Passionate, Patient, Perceptive, Personable, Personal, Petulant, Pleasant, Poise, Polite, Pollutant, Popular, Popular, Powerful, Prejudicial, Preposterous, Pretentious, Prideful, Principled, Pristine, Prompt, Proper, PUNCTUAL, Purposeful
    Q)Quaint, Quarrelsome, Quick, Quiet, Quiet, Quirky
    R)Radioactive, Rancorous, Rational, Reasonable, Reckless, Refined, Reflective, RELIANT, Remarkable, Remorseful, Renewable, Reproductive, Repugnant, Resilient, Resilient, Resolute, Resourceful, Respectful, Responsible, Responsive, Restorative, Reverent, Rotting, Rude, Ruthless
    S)Sadness, Safe, Scornful, Scrumptious, Selfish, Sensible, Sensitive, Sharing, Simple, Sober, Solar, Solemn, Solitary, Soluble, Sour, Spatial, Special, Splendid, Splendid, Staunch, Staunch, Stern, Stunning, Successful, Sullen, Superb, Superior, Supportive, Surly, Suspicious, Sweet, Sympathetic
    T)Tactful, Taint, Temperate, Temperate, Tenacious, Terrific, Testy, Thoughtful, Thoughtless, Tolerant, Towering, Toxic, Treacherous, Tropical, TRUSTWORTHY, Truthful
    U)Ultimate, Ultimate, Uncivil, Uncouth, Undeveloped, Unethical, Unfair, Unique, Unique, United, Unity, Unmannerly, Unrefined, Unsavory, Unworthy, Uplifting, Upright, Uproot, Upstanding
    V)Valiant, Veracious, Versatile, Vicious, Vigilant, Vigilant, Vigorous, Vile, Villainous, Virtuous, Visible, Visible, Vivacious, Vocal, Volatile, Volunteering, Vulnerable
    W)Warm, Wary, Waspish, Watchful, Welcoming, Wicked, Wild, Willingness, Winning, Winsome, Wise, Wishy-washy, Wistful, Witty, Woeful, Wonderful, Worldwide, Worrier, Worthwhile, Worthy
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    Y)Yearning, Yielding, Yielding, Yourself, Youthful
    Z)Zany, Zealot, Zealous, Zealous, Zero-tolerant
    Descriptive Adjectives of Emotion, Mood, Feelings by grade level word list:
    Grades 3-5 descriptive adjectives:
    affectionate, content, curious, depressed, devoted, disturbed, grateful, impatient, negative, reluctant

    Grades 6-8 descriptive adjectives::
    belligerent, compassionate, conflicted, defiant, dejected, hostile, inquisitive, motivated, perceptive, sentimental
     
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