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opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
gruel - thin liquid porridge
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
interminable - endless
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate