Tone Map (Poetry Out Loud), 2

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  1. brisk
    quick and energetic
  2. bristle
    react in an offended or angry manner
  3. brusque
    marked by rude or peremptory shortness
  4. calm
    not agitated; without losing self-possession
  5. candid
    openly straightforward and direct without secretiveness
  6. caressing
    affectionate play
  7. caustic
    capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
  8. cavalier
    given to haughty disregard of others
  9. childish
    indicating a lack of maturity
  10. childlike
    befitting a young child
  11. clipped
    cut or trimmed by clipping
  12. cold
    having a low or inadequate temperature
  13. complimentary
    expressing praise and admiration
  14. condescending
    characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance
  15. confident
    having or marked by assurance
  16. confused
    unable to think with clarity or act intelligently
  17. coy
    affectedly shy especially in a playful or provocative way
  18. contemptuous
    expressing extreme scorn
  19. conversational
    characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation
  20. critical
    of a serious examination and judgment of something
  21. curt
    brief and to the point
  22. cutting
    the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
  23. cynical
    believing the worst of human nature and motives
  24. defamatory
    harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
  25. denunciatory
    containing warning of punishment
  26. despairing
    arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope
  27. detached
    no longer connected or joined
  28. devil-may-care
    marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
  29. didactic
    instructive, especially excessively
  30. disbelieving
    denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
  31. discouraged
    lacking in resolution
  32. disdainful
    showing arrogant superiority to those one views as unworthy

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