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Here are some expressions commonly used in discussing character matters.

active - busy with or ready to perform a particular activity
aggressive - behaving in an angry and violent way towards another person or other people
ambitious - having a great desire to be successful or powerful
broadminded - willing to accept other people's behavior and beliefs
careful - attentive to potential danger or harm; cautious
careless - not taking or showing enough care and attention
cheerful - happy and positive
clumsy - awkward in movement or manner
confident - certain, assured
crafty - clever, especially in a dishonest or secretive way
curious - interested in learning about people or things around you
dull - boring, uninteresting
friendly - behaving in a pleasant, kind way towards someone
generous - willing to give money, help
gentle - calm, kind or soft
hard-working - continually doing a lot of work
independent - free from the influence, guidance, or control of others
intelligent - able to learn and understand things easily
loyal - faithful, dependable
modest - tending not to talk about or make obvious your own abilities and achievements
moody - having frequently changeable and often negative emotions
naive - childlike, trusting; too willing to believe that someone is telling the truth
reliable - somebody who can be trusted or believed because they work or behave well in the way you expect
selfish - egotistic
sensible - having an awareness or understanding of a situation
sensitive - easily hurt
shy - lacking self-confidence
stubborn - unwilling to change one's mind
stupid - foolish or unwise
tight-fisted - unwilling to spend money, economical
tolerant - showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
tough - strong; not easily weakened or defeated
worried - anxious, troubled

Words describing - Intellectual Ability

Ability: bright, intelligent, keen, shrewd, smart, gifted, talented, brainy

Lacking ability: stupid, foolish, silly, brainless, dumb, unwise

Using brains to trick or deceive: sly, cunning, crafty


  






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