Complimentary Adjectives

Click on the word maps below to reveal the definitions of this list of complimentary adjectives. Then, choose a friend, family member, favorite celebrity or fictional character whom you would describe with each adjective. Write a sentence for each word that explains why you would use that adjective to describe the person or character you chose.

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definitions & notes only words
  1. altruistic
    showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
  2. benevolent
    showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding
  3. chic
    elegant and stylish
  4. compassionate
    showing or having sympathy for another's suffering
  5. exquisite
    delicately beautiful
  6. jocular
    characterized by jokes and good humor
  7. philanthropic
    of or relating to charitable giving
  8. precocious
    characterized by exceptionally early development

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