fragile
physically weak; easily broken
jovial
cheerful in mood or diposition
mercurial
lively, witty, fast-talking, and likely to do the unexpected
turbulent
full of violent motion; marked by disturbances, changes and unrest
temperament
an emotional condition or predisposition of a particular kind
trepidation
fear or uneasiness about the future or a future event
vital
extremely important; indispensable to the survival or continuing effectiveness of something
crestfallen
disappointed or humiliated, especially after being enthusiastic or confident
reminiscences
recollections of past experiences or events
agitation
nervous anxiety
avidly
keenly eager for or enthusiastic about something
approbation
a favorable opinion about something or somebody
incipient
beginning to develop or appear
scrim
theatrical curtain (appears opaque when lit from the front; transparent when lit from behind)
incarnate
personified; being the epitome of something