Behaviour and Manners

Match the adjectives on the left with their definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • sullen
  • cantankerous
  • gallant
  • meticulous
  • inquisitive
  • squeamish
  • callous
  • volatile
  • reticent
  • astute
  • showing great attention to detail, very careful and precise
  • unkind, cruel, and without sympathy or feeling for other people
  • (of a man) polite and kind towards women, especially when in public
  • not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily
  • having or showing an interest in learning things, curious
  • angry and silent, especially because you feel life has been unfair to you
  • (of a person) changing easily from one mood to another
  • very clever and quick at seeing what to do in a particular situation
  • bad-tempered and complaining a lot
  • easily shocked or upset by something unpleasant