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incisive
Penetrating, clear and sharp in expression
Inflammatory
Arousing passion or strong emotion, especially anger, belligerence or desire.
Indigant
To be angered at something unjust or wrong
Informative
Serving to inform; providing or disclosing information.
Insipid
Lacking qualities that excite, stimulate, or interest; dull, not flavorful
Ironic
Unexpected; the opposite of what was expected, sometimes expressed through sarcasm.
Learned
Possessing profound, often systematic knowledge; erudite.
Lugubrious
Mournful, dismay or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree.
Objective
Uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices
Patronizing
To treat someone in a condescending manner
Pedantic
A narrow, often osentatious concern for book learning and formal rules.
Petty
Narrow interests or sympatheties, small mindedness.
Restrained
Held back, controlled, reserved.
Sardonic
Mocking in a scornful manner
Satiric
Severe in language; sarcastic; insulting.
Scornful
Contemptuous, disapprovingly critical
Somber
So shaded as to be dark and gloomy; dismal.
Sympathetic
Expresssing concern for another's position or point of view.
Taunting
To reproach or challenge in a mocking or insulting manner; to jeer at.
Turgid
Excessively ornate, elaborate or complex in style or language. Also, swollen or bloated.
Urgent
Conveying a sense of pressing importance