Tone Map (Poetry Out Loud), 1

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  1. abashed
    feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
  2. abrasive
    causing irritation or erosion by friction
  3. abusive
    characterized by physical or psychological maltreatment
  4. acquiescent
    willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another
  5. accepting
    tolerating without protest
  6. acerbic
    sour or bitter in taste
  7. admire
    feel high regard for
  8. adoring
    extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
  9. affectionate
    having or displaying warmth or affection
  10. aghast
    struck with fear, dread, or consternation
  11. allusive
    characterized by indirect references
  12. amused
    pleasantly occupied
  13. angry
    feeling or showing extreme displeasure or hostility
  14. anxious
    causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
  15. apologetic
    offering or expressing regret
  16. apprehensive
    in fear or dread of possible evil or harm
  17. approving
    expressing or manifesting praise or approval
  18. arch
    a curved masonry construction for spanning an opening
  19. ardent
    characterized by intense emotion
  20. argumentative
    given to or characterized by a tendency to dispute
  21. audacious
    disposed to venture or take risks
  22. awestruck
    having a feeling of mixed reverence and wonder and dread
  23. bantering
    cleverly amusing in tone
  24. begrudge
    be envious of or feel annoyance toward
  25. bemused
    perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements
  26. benevolent
    showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding
  27. biting
    causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation
  28. bitter
    causing a sharp and acrid taste experience
  29. blithe
    carefree and happy and lighthearted
  30. boastful
    exhibiting self-importance
  31. bored
    uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence

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