1. Adjectives to be used about characters

In groups or pairs: adjectives to be used about characters. Look up the words you don’t know and write the following adjectives under the correct heading.

 

affectionate      aggressive     callous     compassionate     considerate     cruel     cynical      cunning      deceitful     dependable     false     frank  friendly     generous     heartless     helpful     hostile     hypocritical     insincere     loving     loyal     malicious     reliable     ruthless     scheming     sensitive     sincere     straightforward      treacherous    trustworthy

truthful          twofaced

kind

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


unkind

honest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


dishonest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Match the words and explanations

The words are:

 

psychopath

word:

a person suffering from a severe mental or emotional disorder, often one who behaves in a violent way.

mitigating

word:

of the mind, relating to illnesses of the mind and their treatment.

circumstances

word:

planned in advance.

compassion  

word:

to declare somebody not guilty of a crime.

mental

word:

conditions which partially excuse a crime or a mistake.

vicious   

word:

cruel and violent.

premeditated offender 

word:

pity for the sufferings of others.

acquit

 

word:

person who commits a crime or does somebody wrong.