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Adjectives describe nouns. They answer the questions what, which, who, and whom.

appearance

beautiful, ugly, plain, pretty, cute, handsome, gross, fit, out-of-shape, perfect, a ten, slick, with-it, cool, classy, classic, au-courant, smooth, weird, glamorous , slovenly, dirty, messy, unkempt, high-class, low-class, expensive, cheap

 

weather

rainy, sunny, snowy, stormy, cloudy, icy, wet, humid, dry, foggy, steamy, windy, arctic, tropical, wintry, summery, spring-like, autumnal, fall-like, moderate, mild, temperate, muggy     

 

temperature

cold, hot, warm, tepid, cool, boiling, freezing, lukewarm, chilly, body-temperature, room-temperature, comfortable, uncomfortable, perfect, bone-chilling       

 

age

old, ancient, young, new-born, juvenile, middle-aged, twenty-something, fifty year-old, teen-aged, ageless, child-like, adult, mature, senior, junior, toddler, infant, adolescent, pubescent

 

feelings

sad, happy, tired, sleepy, wide-awake, angry, mad, hungry, thirsty, pensive, wistful, thoughtful, thoughtless, cautious, careful, careless, caring, uncaring, blue, up-beat, depressed, hurt, loving, ecstatic, relaxed, excited  

size and shape

fat, thin, tall, short, big, small, petite, large, zaftig, plump. skinny, jumbo, gigantic, enormous, miniscule, microscopic, macroscopic , muscular, bony, in-shape, toned, tiny 

 

origin

Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian, Guatemalan, Puerto Rican, Egyptian, Roman, Caribbean, aboriginal, Latino, Asian, Pacific Islander, Hawaiian, South African, Greek, Turkish, Russian, Native-American, African-American, indigenous  

 

auditory

loud, soft, quiet, audible, inaudible, deafening, ear-shattering, blaring 

 

taste

sweet, salty, sour, savory, creamy, acidic, crusty, smooth , buttery, nutty, fruity, starchy, meatless, dairy, vegetarian, vegan, fatty, low-calorie, low-fat, chocolate, vanilla, fishy,  meaty, fruity, hot, spicy, bland, tart, umamy  

 

 

 

 

 

color

red, purple, turquoise, amber, black, white, gray, cream, egg-shell, scarlet, emerald, navy, golden, yellow, crimson, sapphire, beige, camel, bronze, silver, robin's egg blue, sky blue, pink, neon, royal blue, purple  

 

description of loci

sandy, muddy, wet, dry, smooth, rough, sticky, slippery, steep, gradual, flat, mountainous, hilly, forested, desert, eastern, western, southern, northern, polar, tropical, rocky, arid, flooded, rocky 

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