Tone Map (Poetry Out Loud), 4

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  1. heavyhearted
    depressed
  2. hollow
    not solid; having a space or gap or cavity
  3. horrified
    stricken with horror
  4. humorous
    characterized by the power to evoke laughter
  5. hypercritical
    inclined to judge too severely
  6. indifferent
    marked by a lack of interest
  7. indignant
    angered at something unjust or wrong
  8. indulgent
    given to yielding to the wishes of someone
  9. ironic
    displaying incongruity between what is expected and what is
  10. irreverent
    showing lack of due respect or veneration
  11. joking
    characterized by jokes and good humor
  12. joyful
    full of or producing great happiness
  13. languorous
    lacking spirit or liveliness
  14. languid
    lacking spirit or liveliness
  15. laudatory
    full of or giving praise
  16. light-hearted
    carefree and happy and lighthearted
  17. lingering
    the act of tarrying
  18. loving
    feeling or showing love and affection
  19. marvel
    be amazed at
  20. melancholy
    a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed
  21. mistrustful
    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
  22. mocking
    expressing contempt or ridicule
  23. mysterious
    beyond ordinary understanding
  24. naive
    marked by or showing unaffected simplicity
  25. neutral
    having no personal preference
  26. nostalgic
    unhappy about being away and longing for familiar things
  27. objective
    the goal intended to be attained
  28. peaceful
    not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war
  29. pessimistic
    expecting the worst possible outcome
  30. pitiful
    deserving or inciting compassion
  31. playful
    full of fun and high spirits
  32. poignant
    keenly distressing to the mind or feelings

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