Get these words to improve your essay grades in English. Use them to describe mood, point of view and character, and also to build your own insults. Genius! Words with positive connotations are bold. Negative words are in italics. For every other word, it depends on context.
mundane, everyday, matter of fact, ordinary
tranquil, tranquility, peaceful, calm, contemplative, self-focussed, self-obsessed, self-centred, meditative, metaphysical, sanguine, unruffled, uninterested, disinterested
quick-tempered, angry, choleric, fierce, violent, vicious, volatile, furious, ferocious, belligerent
disappointed, thwarted ambition, ambitious, vaulting ambition, hubristic, optimistic, pessimistic
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