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hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
incredulity - tendency to disbelief
astral - relating to the stars
nexus - connection
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
defection - desertion
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty