Abbreviated Communication
abridged compendiumcursory curtailsyllabus synopsisterse
Act Quickly
abrupt apaceheadlong impetuousprecipitate
Assist
abet advocateancillary bolstercorroborate countenanceespouse mainstaymunificent proponentstalwart sustenance
Bad Mood
bilious dudgeonirascible pettishpetulant piquequerulous umbragewaspish
Beginner/Amateur
dilettante fledglingneophyte novitiateproselyte tyro
Beginning/Young
burgeoning callowengender inchoateincipient nascent
Biting (as in wit or temperament)
acerbic acidulousacrimonious asperitycaustic mordaciousmordant trenchant
Bold
audacious courageousdauntless
Boring
banal fatuoushackneyed insipidmundane pedestrianplatitude prosaicquotidian trite
Carousal
bacchanalian debaucherydepraved dissipatediniquity libertinelibidinous licentiousreprobate ribaldsalacious sordidturpitude
Changing Quickly
capricious mercurialvolatile
Copy
counterpart emulatefacsimile factitiousparadigm precursorquintessence simulatedvicarious
Criticize/Criticism
aspersion belittle berate calumny castigate decrydefamation denounce deride/derisive diatribe disparage excoriategainsay harangue impugninveigh lambaste objurgateobloquy opprobrium pilloryrebuke remonstrate reprehendreprove revile tirade vituperate
Death/Mourning
bereave cadaver defunct demisedolorous elegy knell lamentmacabre moribund obsequies sepulchral wraith
Denying of Self
abnegate abstain asceticspartan stoic temperate
Dictatorial
authoritarian despotic dogmatichegemonic(hegemony) imperiousperemptory tyrannical
Difficult to Understand
abstruse ambiguous arcanebemusing cryptic enigmaticesoteric inscrutable obscureopaque paradoxical perplexingrecondite turbid
Disgusting/Offensive
defile fetid invidious noisome odious putridrebarbative
Easy to Understand
articulate cogent eloquentevident limpid lucidpellucid
Eccentric/Dissimilar
aberrant anachronism anomalousdiscrete eclectic esotericiconoclast
Embarrass
abash chagrin compunctioncontrition diffidence expiatefoible gaucherie rue
Equal
equitable equitytantamount
Falsehood
apocryphal canard chicanerydissemble duplicity equivocateerroneous ersatz fallaciousfeigned guile mendacious/mendacityperfidy prevaricate speciousspurious
Family
conjugal consanguine distaffendogamous filial fratricideprogenitor scion
Favoring/Not impartial
ardor/ardent doctrinaire fervidpartisan tendentious zealot
Forgive
absolute acquit exculpateexonerate expiate palliateredress vindicate
Funny
chortle droll facetiousflippant gibe jocularlevity ludicrous railleryriposte simper
Gaps/Openings
abatement aperture fissurehiatus interregnum intersticelull orifice rentrespite rift
Generous/Kind
altruistic beneficent clementlargess magnanimous munificentphilanthropic unstinting
Greedy
avaricious covetous mercenarymiserly penurious rapaciousvenal
Hard-hearted
asperity baleful dour fell malevolent mordant sardonicscathing truculent vitriolicvituperation
Harmful
baleful baneful deleteriousinimical injurious insidious minatory perfidious pernicious
Harsh-Sounding
cacophony din dissonantraucous strident
Hatred
abhorrence anathema antagonismantipathy detestation enmityloathing malice odiumrancor
Healthy
beneficial salubrious salutaryHesitate dither oscillateteeter vacillate waver
Hostile
antithetic churlish curmudgeonirascible malevolent misanthropictruculent vindictive
Innocent/Inexperienced
credulous gullible ingenuousnaive novitiate tyro
Insincere
disingenuous dissemble fulsomeostensible unctuous
Investigate
appraise ascertain assaydescry peruse
Lazy/Sluggish
indolent inert lackadaisical languid lassitude lethargicphlegmatic quiescent slothfultorpid
Luck
adventitious amulet auspiciousfortuitous kismet optimumportentous propitiate propitiousprovidential talisman
Nag
admonish belabor cavil enjoinexhort harangue hector martinetremonstrate reproof
Nasty
fetid noisomenoxious
Not a Straight Line
askance awry careen carom circuitous circumvent gyratelabyrinth meander oblique serratedsidle sinuous undulating vortex
Overblown/Wordy
bombastic circumlocution garrulousgrandiloquent loquacious periphrasticprolix rhetoric turgid verbose
Pacify/Satisfy
ameliorate appease assuagedefer mitigate mollify placatepropitiate satiate slake soothe
Pleasant-Sounding
euphonious harmonious melodioussonorous
Poor
destitute esurient impecuniousindigent
Praise
acclaim accolade aggrandizeencomium eulogize extolfawn laud/laudatory venerate/veneration
Predict
augur auspice fey harbingerportentous presage prescientprognosticate
Prevent/Obstruct
astute canny eruditeperspicacious
Sorrow
disconsolate doleful dolorelegiac forlorn lament lugubriousmelancholy morose plaintivethrenody
Stubborn
implacable inexorable intractableintransigent obdurate obstinaterecalcitrant refractory renitentuntoward vexing
Terse
compendious curt laconic pithysuccinct taciturn
Time/Order/Duration
anachronism antecede antedateanterior archaic diurnal eonephemeral epoch fortnight millennium penultimate synchronoustemporal
Timid/Timidity
craven diffident pusillanimousrecreant timorous trepidation
Truth
candor/candid fealty franknessindisputable indubitable legitimateprobity sincere veracious verity
Unusual
aberration anomaly iconoclastidiosyncrasy
Walking About
ambulatory itinerantperipatetic
Wandering
discursive expatiate forageitinerant peregrination peripateticsojourn
Weaken
adulterate enervate exacerbateinhibit obviate stultifyundermine vitiate
Wisdom
adage aphorism apothegm axiom bromide dictum epigramplatitude sententious truism
Withdrawal/Retreat
abeyance abjure abnegation abortive abrogate decamp demurrecant recidivism remissionrenege rescind retrograde