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hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
reiterate - repeat
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
pretext - excuse
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous