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22 Cards in this Set

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Satiric
Ridicule, Sarcasm, Scorn
Whimsical
Lightly fanciful, Light hearted
Dramatic
Striking in appearance and effect, provoking emotions
Learned
knowledgeable, wise, educated
Informative
instructive, to impart knowledge
Somber
depressing, melancholy, serious, grave
Urgent
Requiring immediate action, pressingly important
Confident
Full of conviction, certain, self-assured
Mock-heroic
Ridicules ideas of being noble
Objective
Dealing with facts, unbiased, no opinions
Diffident
hesitant, unwilling to assert, lacking self confidence
Petty
Small minded, doesn't like to look at the big picture
Factual
Based on fact, objective, dealing with information
Restrained
Held back, controlling emotion
Elegiac
ode, expressing sorrow from past
Disdainful
Scorn, content, proud
Lugubrious
exaggeratedly mornful, dark, brooding
Pedantic
condescending, stodgy, ostentaitously learned
Indignant
Moral outrage, angered by something unjust
Bantering
Witty teasing, goodnatured, playful, joking
Flippant
To lack proper respect or seriousness
Condescending
Air of superiority