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Word: hypercritical

Definition: excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)


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::: extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
::: dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
::: restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
::: alleviate - relieve (pain)
::: metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
::: inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
::: sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
::: alimentary - supplying nourishment