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2011 Loo.K.C.

/SPM1119 1
Styles Of Writing (Vocabulary For Writing)
Describing a person Physical Description
C Build
stocky (short but strong)
stout (fat)
muscular
well-built
a bulk of a man
a dwarf of a man
broad-chested
paunchy
nice
good
amiable (friendly) Man
capable
charming
cheerful
competent
dependable
friendly
honest
helpful
kind
pleasant
respectable
well-mannered
Build
slim-waisted
petite Woman
slender
plump

Build
slim
skinny
fat Man/Woman
obese
overweight
of average size

CFace (Shape of face)
oval
square
round
broad
heart-shaped
pointed
egg-shaped
Face (Complexion)
fair
dark
freckled (dots on face)
pimpled
rosy complexion
rosy cheeks
CEyes
sparkling
bright
alert
dreamy
almond-shaped
sorrowful
sunken
lustrous (shinning)
bloodshot eyes (angry eyes)
hazel eyes
squinted
C Height
tall
short
lanky
of average height
of medium height
towering over 180cm
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CHair (Type/Length)
bald
balding
crew-cut
lustrous
frizzy
permed
shoulder length
with a fringe
straight
thick
wiry
wavy
afro
curly
unkempt
dishevelled (untidy hair)
Hair (Colour)
blonde
brunette (dark brown)
redhead
auburn (reddish brown)
chestnut (brown)
jet-black
graying at the temples
a streak of grey
strands of white hair
Mouth
thin lips
thick lips
full lips
ruby red lips
protruding lips
pouting mouth
C Cheeks
rosy
pale sunken
dimpled
drooping
Moustache/Beard
thick/thin moustache
a moustache curled at its ends
a goatee
clean-shaven
Eyebrows/eyelashes
thick eyebrows
arched (high) eyebrows
fluttering eyelashes
1 Nose
big
flat
crooked
broad
aquiline (eagle shape)
bulbous (round nose)
straight
pointed
flared nostrils





2011 Loo.K.C./SPM1119 3
Words to Describe Feelings
Happy Sad Angry Surprised Fed Up Ashamed Hungry
Blissful
Content
Cheerful
Delighted
Elated
Ecstatic
Euphoria
Exuberant
Glad
Gratified
Joyful
Joyous
Jolly
Jubilant
Merry
Overjoyed
Pleased
Thrilled
Anguished
Bereaved
Dejected
Depressed
Desperate
Disappointed
Miserable
Unhappy
Cheerless
Joyless
Affronted
Annoyed
Displeased
Disturbed
Enraged
Exasperated
Fuming
Furious
Incensed
Irate
Irritated
Infuriated
Indignant
Outraged
Peevish
Riled
Vexed
Amazed
Astonished
Astounded
Confused
Dazed
Dumbfounded
Flabbergasted
Mystified
Puzzled
Shocked
Stunned

Abashed
Embarrassed
Humiliated
Shy
Frightened
Dread
Nervous
Terrified

Famished
Ravenous


Disappointed Like Dislike Others
Embittered
Frustrated
Approve of
Appreciate
Admire
Cherish
Delight in
Enjoy
Esteem
Be fond of
Hold dear
Love
Take
pleasure in
Relish
Revel
Abhor
Abominate
Despise
Detest
Hate
Be hostile
to
Recoil from
Be repelled
by
Aghast
Delirious
Desolate
Disgruntled
Dismayed
Distracted
Dejected
Down-hearted
Eccentric
Egoistic
Frivolous
Perturbed






2011 Loo.K.C./SPM1119 4
Words to Describe Actions
To show happiness To show sadness To show fear To show shock
He shed tears of joy
He shouted with joy
He cried his heart
out
He locked himself
in the room and
refuse to speak to
anyone
He went weak at the
knee on hearing the
news
His voice shook as
he spoke
Her cringed at the
thought of seeing
the discipline master
She screamed in
terror
He stared into thin
air
On hearing he news,
he sank into the sofa
She fainted
He remained
speechless for a
long time
He was
dumbfounded when
he heard the news

Words to
Describe
Holiday/Time
Words to
Describe
Weather
Words to
Describe
House/
Restaurant
Words to
Describe
Food/Dishes
Words to
Describe
Dress
Words to
Describe
Movie
I looked
Happy
Pleasant
Enjoyable
Excellent
Fine
First-class
Splendid
Magnificient
Marvelous
Superb
Wonderfully
Good
Bright
Clear
Cloudless
Favourable
Fine
Sunny

Beautiful
Cosy
Spacious
Posh
Ritzy
Well-
ventilated
Cheap
Dirty
Gloomy
Interior
Shoddy

Appetising
Enjoyable
Eatable
Mouth-
watering
Palatable
Savoury
Scrumptious
Tasty
Yummy
Unappetising
Insipid
Tasteless

Attractive
Beautiful
Gorgeous
Lovely

Interesting
Exciting
Entertaining
Amusing
Absorbing
Engrossing


Charming
Gorgeous
Graceful
Lovely
Radiant
Ravishing
Stunning