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discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts