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Adjectives and Adverbs from English/Germanic


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fractious
irritable, quarrelsome; unruly
milquetoast
a person who is timid or submissive
thoroughgoing
involving or attending to every detail or aspect of something
hawkish
advocating an aggressive or warlike (foreign) policy
bumptious
offensively self-assertive
toothsome
pleasing to the taste; good-looking; attractive.
fulsome
Offensive to good taste; insincerely flattering
peckish
somewhat hungry; irritated or annoyed
unrequited
not returned or rewarded.
bereft
deprived of something; lonely and abandoned, especially through someone's death
bespoke
(British) of clothes made to individual order; custom-made
buxom
(of a woman) plump, especially with large breasts.
callow
(especially of a young person) inexperienced and immature
pithy
concise and forcefully expressive.
sundry
of various kinds; several
uncouth
lacking good manners, refinement, or grace
woebegone
sad or miserable in appearance
winsomeness
attractive or appealing in appearance or character
overwrought
extremely or excessively excited or agitated
rueful
expressing sorrow or regret, especially when in a slightly humorous way
tawdry
showy but cheap and of poor quality
lilliputian
trivial or very small; describing a person or thing
afield
To, in, or on the field.
heretofore
Up to this time
cudgel
a club; to beat with a club
afield
far; abroad; off the mark; out of range