Copy the words onto a piece of paper.  
Use the dictionary to define each word
(part of speech and definition).

1.  courteous
2.  self-control
3.  defiant
4.  insubordination
5.  surly
6.  dour
7.  abrupt
8.  brusque
9.  morose
10.  sullen
11.  churlish
12.  petulant
13.  obstinate
14.  ornery
15.  cantankerous
16.  contrary
17.  negative
18.  hostile
19.  uncooperative
20.  opposition
21.  insolent
22.  impertinent
23.  contemptuous
24.  impudent