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hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
indelible - not able to be erased
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)