Chapter 1: Words About People

Are you social, or do you like to be alone? Are you generous, or do you like to save your money? Do you think through problems, or act on your feelings? The earth is home to over five billion people, and each of us is different. So it's no wonder that we need so many words to describe people! The vocabulary in this chapter will expand your ability to speak and write about yourself and others.

Chapter Strategy: Using the Dictionary

Chapter Words:

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adroit
cosmopolitan
hypocritical
aficionado
disdain
intrepid
altruistic
fraternal
melancholy
capricious
gullible
venerable
affluent
cordial
frugal
alien
dogmatic
gauche
astute
exuberant
novice
candid
frivolous
stoic