Demeanor (noun)

Definition:

a person’s outward behavior, manner, or appearance, especially as it reflects on mood or character.

Example Sentences:

– His happy and optimistic demeanor put the employees at ease.
– We guessed that his lack of friends was due to his unfriendly demeanor.
– You could never guess that he was in a bad mood from his jolly demeanor.
– I picked the puppy with the most calm demeanor, because I figured he would be the easiest to train.

Synonyms:

behavior, attitude, conduct,

Antonyms:

temperament

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Quip (noun, verb)

Definition:

(n.) an amusing and clever remark; (v.) to make an amusing or clever remark.

Example Sentences:

– At the hospital, we asked him why he was so relaxed and he quipped, “It’s the drugs.”
– I believe it was Oscar Wilde who made the famous quip about life mimicking art.
– The late night talk show host was known for his funny quips.
– I think it takes a brilliant mind to come up with funny quips on the fly.

Synonyms:

n.) witticism, joke, jibe, wisecrack, clever remark; (v.) joke, jibe, banter,

Antonyms:

speech, oration

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