abashed: cause to feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed.
abrasive: (of a person or manner) showing little concern for the feelings of others; harsh.
ex: "her abrasive and arrogant personal style won her few friends"
acerbic: (especially of a comment or style of speaking) sharp and forthright.
acquiescent: ready to accept something without protest, or to do what someone else wants.
aghast: filled with horror or shock.
apprehensive: anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
ardent: enthusiastic or passionate.
audacious: showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks or showing an impudent lack of respect.
bemused: puzzle, confuse, or bewilder (someone).
benevolent: well meaning and kindly.
blithe: happy or joyous.
bristling : aggressively brisk or tense.
candid: truthful and straightforward; frank
caustic: sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way.
complimentary: expressing a compliment; praising or approving.
contemptuous: showing contempt; scornful.
coy: (especially with reference to a woman) making a pretense of shyness or modesty that is intended to be alluring.
curt: rudely brief.
cynical: believing that people are motivated by self-interest; distrustful of human sincerity or integrity
defamatory: (of remarks, writing, etc.) damaging the good reputation of someone; slanderous or libelous.
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A list of words that would help you to polish your writing. *** DISCLAIMER: All word lists and vocab came from different websites. Therefore, they are not mine.