Creature Description Word Bank

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Ugly – awful, grisly, grotesque, hideous, horrid, unseemly, deformed, disfigured, foul, frightful, gross, loathsome, misshapen, monstrous, repugnant, repulsive.

Uneven – bumpy, coarse, rugged, bearded, ridged, wrinkled, bristly.

Grey – ash, ashen, clouded, dingy, drab, dusky, dusty, granite, iron, lead, livid, oyster, pearly, silvered, slate, smoky, stone.

Disgusting – sickening, repulsive, abominable, awful, creepy, distasteful, gruesome, hateful, horrific, loathsome, nasty, odious, repugnant, vile, vulgar, cloying, foul, gross, nauseating, revolting, stinking, beastly, detestable, frightful, ghastly, hideous, horrid, icky, monstrous, offensive, repellent, rotten,  sleazy, yucky.


White – silvery, alabaster, blanched, bleached, clear, fair, pale, frosted, ivory, light, pasty, pearly, achromatic, ashen, bloodless, chalky, ghastly, hoary, immaculate, milky, pallid, snowy, transparent, waxen.

Shiny – bright, glistening, gleaming, glossy, lustrous, polished, slick, sparkling, agleam, burnished, clear, satiny, sheeny.Powerfully built – 

Powerfully built – athletic, brawny, burly, powerful, robust, sinewy, stout, strapping, sturdy, vigorous, fibrous, hefty, hulky, mighty, muscled, muscular, ripped, stalwart, strong, tough, well-built. 


Beautiful – alluring, appealing, charming, dazzling, delicate, delightful, elegant, exquisite, fascinating, fine, gorgeous, graceful, grand, handsome, lovely, magnificent, pleasing, pretty, splendid, stunning, angelic, bewitching, divine, enticing, enchanting, fair, radiant, ravishing, refined, resplendent.

Sparkling – bright, brilliant, gleaming, glowing, glinting, glittering, glowing, scintillating, shimmering, shining, radiant.

Small – tiny, meagre, miniature, minuscule, short, diminutive, little, mini, minute, petite, wee, puny, pitiful, pint-sized, pocket-sized, teeny, undersized. 


Huge – big, large, great, colossal, enormous, gigantic, huge, hefty, immense, massive, substantial, tremendous, vast, bulky, humongous, jumbo, mammoth, oversize, whopping.

Scary – frightening, terrifying, alarming, chilling, creepy, eerie, horrifying, intimidating, shocking, spooky, bloodcurdling, hair-raising, horrendous, spine-chilling, unnerving. 

Fierce – violent, menacing, angry, bold, brutal, cutthroat, dangerous, ferocious, fiery, furious, intense, murderous, powerful, raging, relentless, savage, stormy, strong, terrible, vehement, viscious, animal, awful, barbarous, bloodthirsty, boisterous, brutish, cruel, enraged, feral, frightening, impetous, infuriated, malevolent, malignant, primitive, raving, threatening, tumultous, uncontrollable, untamed, venemous, wild. 


Fiery – blazing, burning, combustible, excitable, fierce, flaming, glowing, heated, hot, impassioned, intense, spirited, vehement, violent, ablaze, afire, aflame, agitable, alight, conflagrant, fervid, fevered, feverish, flaring, flickering, flushed, hot-blooded, hot-headed, hot-tempered, igneous, ignited, impetuous, impulsive, in flame, inflamed, iritable, peppery, unrestrained.

Sly – clever, devious, canny, impish, ingenious, intriguing, mischevious, roguish, shrwed, smart, shrwed, subtle, artful, astute, calculating, conniving, crafty, crooked, cunning, decietful, deceptive, delusive, dishonest, dishonorable, elusive, illusory, insidious, mean, plotting, scheming, secretive, sharp, slick, shifty, smooth, sneaky, traitorous, treacherous, tricky, unscrupulous, wily. 

Brave – bold, adventorous, confident, courageous, daring, dashing, fearless, foolhardy, gallant, gutsy, heroic, reckless, spirited, stout, valiant, firm, militant, stalwart, chivalrous, dauntless, defiant, gritty, indomitable, intrepid, lionhearted, plucky, stouthearted, unafraid, undaunted, unfearful, valorous, valiant.


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