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Word: hypercritical

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


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::: incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
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::: adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
::: concatenate - link as in a chain
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::: shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)