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hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
cadaver - corpse; dead human body
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
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic