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Alternative for critical

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Inclined to express negative or disapproving comments
censorious condemnatory condemning castigatory reproving denunciatory deprecatory disparaging disapproving scathing criticising criticizing fault-finding judgemental negative unfavourable unsympathetic hypercritical overcritical pedantic pettifogging cavilling carping quibbling niggling nitpicking pernickety picky belittling calumniatory cavillous censuring cutting cynical griping hairsplitting unfavorable bellyaching captious caviling faultfinding judgmental rejective whingeing derogatory reprobatory reprobative nit-picking nit-picky pass-remarkable ultra-critical reproachful contemptuous pejorative uncomplimentary slighting denigratory abusive demeaning harsh depreciative vituperative scornful insulting hair-splitting derogative depreciatory detractive deprecating disdainful accusing offensive derisory degrading denigrative accusatory defamatory hostile contumelious damning damaging scurrilous sarcastic decrying withering slanderous libellous opprobrious libelous unflattering nagging finicky derisive injurious overnice severe discouraging antagonistic vilifying unfriendly adverse rude hurtful fussy contrary scolding hard to please nasty complaining deprecative denouncing poor maligning bad invective vitriolic biting spiteful punctilious upbraiding inimical stern calumnious catty low over-exacting satirical detracting overscrupulous admonitory sneering scurril vituperatory truculent scurrile traducing incriminatory demanding malicious sharp-tongued accusatorial full of reproof damnatory denigrating grumbling disrespectful accusive mean adversarial dissatisfied sardonic nice slating knocking adversary sophistical nitpicky personal disavowing opposing perfectionist minimizing vicious dismissive detractory discrediting judgy minimising over-rigorous over-strict meticulous fastidious difficult to please antipathetic jaundiced inhospitable prejudicial exacting exceptive persnickety dishonouring scandalous over-censorious over-particular impossible to please mud-slinging naysaying counter defaming dishonoring despiteful malevolent humiliating ill-disposed malign reproaching on someone's back insolent debasing reviling brusque cruel blameful disappointed pharisaic self-righteous proscriptive admonishing shrewish cursing grousing grouchy moaning fine whining grouching querulous familiar intrusive impertinent cheeky ambiguous equivocal evasive bleating subtle frowning overexact overprecise unforgiving accusative overexacting scoffing overrefined boot-faced disapprobatory kvetching jesuitical reprehensive berating culpatory reprehending chiding severely critical unpleasant mithering chuntering displeased maledictory scandalmongering muckraking backbiting contemptible arrogant mocking condescending imputative recriminatory diminishing deflating precisionist exact precise scrupulous discontented maledictive slurring overparticular virulent finical literalist dogmatic literalistic purist formalist humbling diagnostic discerning discriminating analytical lowering critic trenchant sharp penetrating particular choleric discreditable venomous hateful irreverent disadvantageous sniping dyslogistic downgrading ironical obloquious castigating calumniating ranting casuistic scholastic casuistical sophistic aspersive blunt aspersing untoward libeling injuring excoriating despicable hurting offending abasing libelling vile shaming malignant disgracing vulgar unhelpful irritable crabby trivial testy perverse thorny unfair unjust touchy cantankerous peevish petty acrimonious petulant cross tricky honest candid attacking undermining disobliging invalidating obstructive stark straightforward realistic very critical outspoken vexatious unappealing corrosive caustic abrasive destructive troublesome straight from the shoulder uncharitable warts and all snide epithetical

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An extremely close examination of
diagnostic penetrating judicious discerning discriminating perceptive astute intelligent sharp clever acute perspicacious subtle shrewd quick keen piercing insightful brilliant bright percipient wise sensitive sagacious smart ingenious incisive sharp-witted quick-witted sapient prudent alert canny profound sage erudite brainy savvy nimble fine intuitive argute genius observant rapier-like whip-smart enlightened knowing knowledgeable gnostic sophisticated refined fast supersmart rational ultrasmart clear-sighted ready penetrative exceptional sharpened hyperintelligent razor-sharp agile pawky finely honed heads-up long-headed on the ball quick off the mark quick on the uptake delicate precise streetwise suss fastidious trenchant knife-like razor-edged minute thoughtful clear deep questioning inquiring enquiring exquisite apt whiz keen-witted good einstein nimble-witted cute searching probing hardheaded acuminous clear-eyed heady hard-boiled razor-like accurate not born yesterday exact resourceful witty having smarts quick on the trigger knowing how many beans make five nobody's fool foxy with all one's wits about one smart as a tack adroit not missing a trick razor sharp sharp as a tack cultivated tasteful cultured aware selective insighted intellectual understanding sensible learned far-sighted scholarly gifted able responsive cerebral politic precocious philosophical skilful skillful sharp-sighted cunning calculating open-eyed analytical informed talented cagey with great knowledge reflective showing great knowledge careful creative awake inventive alive educated full of insight far-seeing artful downy crafty wily logical thinking sophic sly smooth accomplished active watchful inquisitive vigilant quick-thinking dexterous conscious discreet imaginative expert foresighted experienced crack elite masterly adept dextrous excellent virtuoso comprehending superior tuned in knows what's what eggheaded choice whip ear to the ground Einstein whiz kid first-rate first-class very intelligent interested concise astucious cool hip crisp succinct punchy pithy media-savvy powerful strong lively intent to the point visionary contemplative sound appreciative prescient cagy wide awake steely swift PDQ prompt brisk complex exacting analytic intriguing ratiocinative detailed deft heightened cautious wise to fly circumspect finely tuned sussed worldly-wise well-developed well-honed wary slippery hep slick frugal examining pointed thorough exploratory researching investigative intense curious abstruse serious recondite observing well-informed with it street smart street-smart weighty esoteric skilled arcane instructed capable responsible highbrow together original as sharp as a tack having fancy footwork hermetic hermetical quick on the draw occult orphic acroamatic secret all there very smart know how many beans make five having a good head on one's shoulders having no flies on attentive sharp-eyed mindful eagle-eyed heedful wide-awake keen-eyed hawk-eyed concentrating beady-eyed tentie regardful focused tenty Argus-eyed on guard surveying advertent discovering deducing on one's toes correct eager detecting contemplating on the qui vive on your toes considering focussed intentive observative with eyes like a hawk on the lookout

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Of crucial importance to the success or failure of something
crucial vital essential important paramount fundamental key pivotal deciding decisive climacteric momentous determinative serious significant strategic indispensable integral must-have necessary needed needful required requisite urgent pressing compelling exigent all-important fatal high-priority of great consequence of the essence of the utmost importance pre-eminent imperative consequential major acute central principal necessitous chief weighty life-and-death burning grave prime far-reaching mandatory primary cardinal considerable big leading influential basic portentous substantial earnest compulsory obligatory capital main determining vitally important fateful great foremost historic prerequisite material dire dominant heavy called for meaningful overriding profound preeminent imperious outstanding predominant severe monumental solemn of moment earth-shattering clamant importunate somber emergent sombre of great import heavyweight crying sober conclusive premier of consequence of significance prominent supreme top notable focal of great importance core sedate staid arch salient remarkable noteworthy final eventful life and death humourless humorless no laughing matter no joke quintessential first settling master definitive intrinsic staple grand no-nonsense primal forceful epoch-making underlined big deal number one instant heavy-duty conspicuous uppermost highest peremptory greatest ruling substantive sovereign constitutive overbearing demanded radical overmastering world-shaking sovran impressive all important uncomic earthshaking numero uno absolute relevant apocalyptic desperate signal striking commanding telling special immediate earth-shaking elemental memorable incumbent sensational powerful prior wanted appreciable high-level exceptional much tectonic meat-and-potatoes world-shattering defining very important elementary controlling now or never front-page hefty life-or-death operative major league newsworthy ultimate certain arresting de rigueur pronounced demanding noticeable pertinent head clamorous large exacting insistent high unlucky responsible inescapable nitty-gritty drastic marked binding exciting invaluable sizable large-scale unavoidable desired obvious maximum authoritative landmark extensive stipulated especial prevailing appropriate lead extreme seminal bottom-line eminent moving particular recommended persuasive formative valuable tough difficult nonelective forced extraordinary unforgettable intense inherent involuntary utmost rudimentary headline impelling much needed topmost instrumental of great moment hard mighty keynote innate compulsatory of vital importance big-time big league rare called-for arch- impactful imposing inspiring inspirational number-one strong potent emphatic last clear shaping causal evaluative prescribed coercive egregious elevated applicable active basal lacking best predestined foreordained inevitable doomed destined interesting lively busy full super king axial intrusive projecting protruding famous arrestive jutting obtrusive statutory right-hand ill-fated doomful direful inauspicious ominous resultful apposite germane fitting lacked set enforced topical worthwhile super colossal mammoth demanding attention dramatic high priority apropos apt glum strongest definite business-critical mission-critical constraining event-filled strenuous presiding supereminent buzzworthy stern characteristic structural overruling distinguished gloomy dour grim trenchant rudimental underlying natural everything name-of-the-game indicative expedient preferred proper specified hectic action-packed climactic austere constituent foundational constitutional emergency sore page-one prodigious unmissable ponderous tremendous life-saving coal-and-ice quiet downbeat sad component connected decided incisive terrible driving parlous noted trusted reputable celebrated illustrious clamouring hurry-up clamoring requiring obliging heat-on irresistible claiming distressing forcing unyielding actual cold sober incumbent on name of game life or death second-to-none a matter of life and death out of the ordinary of note of substance crisp settled of import matter of life and death at the heart of epochal star stellar No. 1 honoured noble top-ranking superior extremely important milestone litmus test transcendental empyrean empyreal sublime categorical carrying a lot of weight ponderable high profile honourable well known top-notch high-powered honorable highly regarded major-league high-ranking honored priceless top-priority precious obstinate tireless unremitting intransigent tenacious stubborn indefatigable distinctive deep uncommon glaring unusual life-changing very great inestimable preponderant resonant worthy of attention quantum generous unordinary glorious high-up big time big-league top-drawer of high standing testing irreplaceable persistent unrelenting aggressive dogged obdurate persevering entreating nagging pertinacious of importance puissant skookum trying searching helpful choice creative original psychological serviceable treasured avid disturbing high-pressure annoying troublesome suppliant overeager solicitous pushy harassing innovative extremely helpful beyond price extremely useful worth its weight in gold imaginative groundbreaking touchy showdown climatic effective convincing pioneering productive ground-breaking competent stirring effectual provocative vigorous useful swaying capable enticing contributory encouraging motivational energetic robust able inducing stimulating purposeful animating motivating hard-hitting swayful guiding dynamic cogent successful rousing alluring masterful touching efficient seductive forcible efficacious affecting overly solicitous touch and go hanging by thread on thin ice germinal generative most important most prominent most influential

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Characterized by the use of wit, especially to offend
cutting scathing sharp sarcastic biting mordant acerbic caustic sardonic bitter barbed acid trenchant vitriolic acrimonious nasty corrosive pungent venomous malicious severe spiteful tart hurtful satirical vicious snarky acidulous acerb cruel satiric acrid acidic pointed mordacious scalding wounding unkind mean catty poisonous hateful snide abrasive callous sarky heartless crisp cold smart-aleck smart-mouthed smart-alecky squint-eyed stinging incisive keen astringent piercing virulent devastating harsh penetrating searing waspish razor-edged withering fierce savage hostile polemic scornful acute derisive rude rapier-like brutal blistering belittling unsparing telling contemptuous unfriendly dry rancorous cynical disparaging poignant ferocious polemical salty scorching mocking forceful burning emphatic pithy brusque snappy extremely critical ironic churlish stern witty corroding offensive controversial contentious rough stringent ill-natured disrespectful evil-intentioned malevolent splenetic malign baleful malignant vengeful vindictive pernicious bilious snappish snippy testy acetose short unpleasant disapproving argumentative disputatious strong vigorous vitriolous maleficent malefic taunting snarling coruscating provocative salt exciting racy stimulating forthright driving clear explicit powerful distinct effective blunt jeering sulphurous sulfurous potent unequivocal edgy crushing peppery unblunted merciless violent razor-sharp unrelenting edged pitiless truculent accurate venomed sadistic grim pertinent ruthless wanton meaty meaningful insightful right-on insinuating short-and-sweet legit pregnant cold-blooded scoffing wry sneering boiled down in a nutshell on the nose right to it on the button tongue-in-cheek double-edged laid on the line calling a spade a spade derisory ridiculing backhanded ironical clever implausible ridiculous defiant contradictory exaggerated backbiting alert arrogant chaffing burlesque jibing atypical twisted uncomplimentary curious spicy quick-witted disdainful irascible contumelious slashing antagonistic aggressive carping abusive insulting scurrilous hard austere derogatory slighting denigratory evil ornery curt dismissive angry envenomed saucy needling detracting twitting captious disillusioned cussed weisenheiming degrading pejorative teasing pillorying ungracious bad-tempered rigorous vituperative ill-tempered lampooning pugnacious insolent wise discourteous smart surly destructive irreverent crabbed belligerent snidey cross choleric hate-filled terse laconic drilling clear-cut vehement resentful sound impertinent piquant distressing strict exacting harmful grievous rigid despiteful overwhelming overpowering demeaning derogative depreciative detractive decrying depreciatory deprecatory denigrative sour bad sharp-worded thoughtless inconsiderate stabbing injurious damaging acetic tonic wrathful ireful obloquious foul humiliating cantankerous censorious highly effective berating reproachful obnoxious reviling defamatory unmannerly supercilious superior mortifying blasting dripping with malice cranky indignant irate crabby peevish uncivil vituperatory calumniating vulgar impolite snubbing blighting abrupt gruff full of contempt bad-mannered ill-mannered absurd ludicrous cockamamie pathetic silly cockamamy laughable risible comical farcical preposterous offhand combative out-of-line flip cocky fresh cheeky crusty gally sassy nervy bellicose pessimistic quarrelsome confrontational scrappy sceptical sullen obstreperous feisty for the birds unbelieving distrustful uncooperative brawly assaultive warlike chippy gladiatorial stroppy agonistic discordant militant itching arsey aggers bolshie suspicious doubtful disbelieving spoiling for a fight ready for a fight deadly vituperous terrifying intimidating cowing terrorising frightening browbeating terrorizing bullying fractious misanthropic doubting negative incredulous disenchanted hardened jaundiced world-weary hard-bitten hard-boiled black misanthropical bleak mistrustful skeptical nonbelieving

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Of or belonging to the professional level of a sport, particularly baseball in the United States

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Disposed to complaining, especially in a petulant or whining manner
querulous complaining petulant testy waspish cantankerous cross fretful irritable tetchy touchy crabby discontented grouchy grumbling pettish prickly carping crabbed crotchety crusty dissatisfied edgy fractious grumpy peevish peppery sour whining bitter curmudgeonly disagreeable impatient miserable moody morose murmuring plaintive censorious chippy cranky huffy irascible ratty scratchy sullen bilious captious choleric churlish dyspeptic liverish snappish snappy splenetic sulky surly whingeing eggy fussy narky whingy miffy peckish snaky sorehead soreheaded bearish bemoaning crying deploring difficult grousing grumbly lamenting moaning negative salty scrappy uptight wailing waspy whimpering whiny bad-tempered ill-humored ill-humoured ill-natured ill-tempered fault-finding on edge thin-skinned hard to please in a bad mood out of sorts out of temper huffy irascible like a bear with a sore head short-tempered tense restive angry perverse ornery restless fretting resentful uneasy anxious nervous quick-tempered fidgety unhappy displeased agitated malcontent mean ill at ease caviling overstrung contrary twitchy disgruntled annoyed exasperated cavilling shrewish obstinate stuffy griping hot-tempered worried stressed unsettled upset fiery disapproving faultfinding unquiet jumpy irritated pertinacious disappointed fed up nervy bellyaching vexed snarky acrimonious het up disaffected jittery temperamental sensitive argumentative shirty aggrieved skittish antsy snippy snippety excitable irked truculent quarrelsome mardy out of humor growling childish raspy spiteful cussed ungratified discontent oversensitive stroppy uncooperative sore excited ugly waxy malcontented kvetching dour acid awkward vinegary keyed up cheesed off high-strung browned off cross-grained hot under the collar on a short fuse out of joint out-of-sorts as cross as two sticks not best pleased short-fused objecting overwrought uncomfortable distraught protesting dissenting repining mourning accusing weeping bewailing regretting charging worked up wrought up distressed vinegarish bloody-minded arsey wreck rattled frustrated insecure wired apprehensive unstable brittle neurotic unsatisfied unfulfilled highly strung hysterical disquieted hinky goosey dithery perturbed atwitter queasy queazy aflutter troubled stressy adrenalized angered hung up on tenterhooks glum curt huffish unsociable gruff volatile feisty bristly regretful ireful brusque misanthropic cynical contentious hotheaded pouty harsh like a cat on a hot tin roof on pins and needles like a cat on hot bricks hypercritical snarling crybaby ungracious picky fed-up ennuied offended grudging unappeased jaundiced bothered not satisfied sniveling put-out unassuaged unsated envious begrudging insatiable jealous gloomy iracund pouting tough brooding iracundulous disputatious acrid trying mumpish malicious venomous short tart sharp hasty malignant vindictive nasty saturnine passionate filthy obstreperous blunt chuffy snivelling out of humour wriggly brassed off squirmy hot-blooded having got out of bed the wrong side wiggly having got out of bed on the wrong side nasty-tempered foul-tempered in a mood easily offended a bundle of nerves all wound up peeved indignant irate piqued put out riled miffed aggravated narked vex hoha crabbing kicking hacked off snuffy uncontent peed off bad tempered teed off in a huff ticked off disturbed concerned discomposed strung out toey spooky shaky fearful in a state in a tizzy afraid squirrelly alarmed windy shaken strung up in a stew in a tizz frightened scared unrestful spooked in a flap in a state of agitation strained all of a dither all of a lather worried sick in a sweat in a state of nerves in a twitter in a twit flustered disconcerted unnerved flurried ruffled in a dither dismayed having kittens all of a doodah in suspense hyper unsteady shook up angsty unglued fazed timorous unrelaxed bricking oneself trembling under stress turbulent tormented unruly trepidatious unpeaceful waiting with bated breath beside oneself like a fish out of water bundle of nerves taut with one's heart in one's mouth timid hostile careful shy unfriendly shivery fluttery confused thrown snarly spasmodic creepy shaking discombobulated fraught white-knuckled quivering panicky angstful self-conscious solicitous bugged stressed out clutched waiting for the axe to fall recalcitrant aghast a wreck tooshie hot and bothered embarrassed anguished refractory discomfited fidgeting fitful wild shot to pieces irresolute itchy nervous wreck in a cold sweat in turmoil perplexed up the wall with one's stomach in knots shaking in one's shoes in a funk with butterflies in one's stomach embittered discountenanced flighty skittery belligerent ticklish under pressure violent bellicose antagonistic destructive vicious mousy bad wicked uncongenial atrabilious zowerswopped exercised disorderly inhospitable inimical fierce loudmouthed confrontational pugnacious adversarial under a strain ungenerous distracted perversely irritable easily frightened easily agitated wavering frisky unbalanced abusive malevolent warlike threatening defiant combative militant jerky froward quaking pressured stubborn unyielding hassled mopey indomitable uncompliant indocile offensive moving moved wound up shot overanxious choked galled beset champing at the bit suspicious harassed palpitant all nerves wrung on the qui vive tortured plagued livid apoplectic anxiously waiting nervously awaiting fearfully anticipating apprehensively expecting rancorous unkind mighty assaultive antipathetic agonistic discordant disorientated out of place hesitant white knuckled mad muddled glowering mopish scowling steamed steamed up crook ropeable tied up in knots butterflies in stomach biting one's nails sharp-tongued worried stiff restlessly moving moping dark aloof wroth aerated disoriented bewildered in a paddy up in arms on the warpath foaming at the mouth in a bate hopping mad in a lather bent out of shape fit to be tied frowning withdrawn sourpussed sulking dismal depressed cheerless strange lost unsure aggressive active hurried transient tossing and turning wandering intermittent changeable inconstant footloose roving sleepless nomadic bustling down in the mouth having a fit of the sulks in the sulks in a strop nerve-racking unsettling unnerving disturbing hairy disquieting nail-biting distressful agitating distressing nerve-wracking terrified chagrined intimidated petrified cowardly blue daunted frantic horrified startled cowering terrorized affrighted pusillanimous cowed chicken shocked afeared hysteric sick and tired sick to death yellow feart frozen stunned frit terrorised worrisome scared out of one's wits in awe horror-struck in a blue funk alarmed at terror-stricken running scared apprehensive about scared to death intimidated by shaking like a leaf frightened out of one's wits panic-stricken in a fluster scared stiff horror-stricken having cold feet faint-hearted scared witless terror-struck fed up to the teeth with a chip on your shoulder fed up to the back teeth watchful dreading in a spin a basket case sweating bullets in a flat spin having butterflies in the stomach

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Very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail
fastidious fussy dainty finicky particular choosy meticulous picky punctilious difficult hypercritical nice overdelicate pernickety assiduous demanding discriminating exacting painstaking squeamish nit-picky overnice perfectionist persnickety scrupulous sedulous exact hard to please overcritical over-particular pedantic precise choosey delicate finical finicking fussbudgety hair-splitting nitpicking old-maidish pass-remarkable captious careful difficult to please faddy impossible to please queasy refined stickling thorough easily disgusted very careful discerning selective faddish nit-picking sensitive choicy tasteful overparticular perceptive acute fine discriminative eclectic cautious cultivated cultured astute keen discriminatory judicious fussbudget over-fastidious sharp select detailed opinionated awkward mincing niggling carping tricky overprecise hairsplitting fiddly inflexible prudish prim pure stuffy puritanical fault-finding prissy proper sticklerish tough rough schoolmarmish strait-laced sophisticated distinguished Victorian sublime civilized stylish intelligent civilised insightful shrewd perspicacious choosing selecting discriminational differential aesthetic artistic extremely particular hard-to-please scrutinising scrutinizing individualizing individualising wise esthetic prudent with good taste picking and choosing rigorous conscientious strict heedful diligent conscionable punctual accurate methodical laborious correct attentive industrious obsessive fretful fuddy-duddy studious searching ultra-careful elaborate religious thoroughgoing loving strenuous by the numbers by the book excessively orderly complex complicated anal microscopic duteous white-glove dotting the i's crossing the t's overfastidious picky-picky trivial old maidish uncompromising old womanish stiff mathematical stringent deliberate orderly provident exhaustive priggish rigid fixed scientific thoughtful circumspect faithful intensive dedicated full solid regardful concerned observant selfdisciplined chary going to great lengths discreet in-depth close earnest persevering minute hard-working stickler

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Extremely serious or urgent
dire terrible alarming appalling awful dreadful horrible disastrous frightful grim catastrophic desperate ruinous shocking calamitous cataclysmic crucial crying fearful pressing woeful atrocious cruel distressing extreme grievous unspeakable urgent direful dismal drastic gloomy grave harrowing outrageous serious crippling devastating dread fearsome forbidding formidable frightening ghastly godawful hair-raising hopeless horrendous horrid horrifying intimidating irretrievable miserable ominous redoubtable scary spine-chilling terrifying wretched abysmal bodeful chronic exigent lousy parlous portentous afflictive deplorable fierce heartbreaking lamentable oppressing regrettable scowling terrific ugly unfortunate acute bad hazardous dangerous severe fatal perilous deadly threatening harmful destructive damaging lethal hurtful injurious malignant pernicious unhealthy painful baneful baleful detrimental noxious burning menacing deleterious poisonous adverse compelling intense dicey risky toxic precarious prejudicial wounding nocuous virulent unsafe malefic wicked great negative unfavourable heavy unfavorable mortal disadvantageous subversive undesirable evil unwholesome sinister prejudicious ill inimical cancerous malicious mischievous counterproductive worrying maleficent nocent corrosive corrupting corroding incendiary undermining annihilative venomous eradicative extirpative suicidal life-and-death vital significant poor sorry life-threatening sombre solemn somber hairy unpropitious sober untoward inopportune inexpedient vehement sore nasty unstable sedate furious deathly major harsh hard sharp earnest excessive murderous vicious excruciating incurable climacteric bitter pestilential intensive thorny peracute sobering weighty ill-fated jeopardous strenuous ill-starred very great pitiful intolerable dodgy jeopardizing malign malevolent depressing irredeemable lethiferous insalubrious internecine pestiferous harassing wreckful sinful wrackful slaughterous noisome unsound disheartening discouraging desolate sad environmentally unfriendly troubling jeopardising very bad forlorn unnerving macabre daunting disconcerting grisly far-reaching unamusing humourless lurid humorless gruesome corruptive terminal monstrous grewsome hideous horrific nightmarish killing final importunate necessitous imperious instant emergent imperative clamant killer fell pestilent mortiferous untreatable chancy speculative tragic deep relentless insecure strong profound passionate causing death death dealing raging powerful almighty clamorous immoderate considerable fervid zealous delicate fervent impassioned exquisite ferocious treacherous venturesome brutal consequential eager fanatical uncontrollable energetic heightened hellacious very grave ticklish exposed exacting punishing arduous big tough bleak difficult grinding taxing toilsome blistering extraordinary touchy afflicting capital ardent feverish exceptional explosive flaming perfervid viperous adventurous venturous dangersome agonizing violent frenzied consuming dynamite hot loaded vulnerable impregnable on collision course serpentine breakneck queasy touch-and-go shaky impending very dangerous touch and go all-consuming heavy-duty deep-seated cut-throat warm-blooded keen heartrending tormenting torturous galling agonising

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Criticizing or attacking cherished beliefs or institutions
iconoclastic dissentient dissident heretical questioning subversive dissenting irreverent nonconformist rebellious innovative maverick sceptical heretic heterodox malcontent mutinous nonorthodox out-there radical renegade unconventional unorthodox denunciatory groundbreaking impious original individualistic nonconforming revolutionary skeptical free thinking rebel schismatic recusant sectarian disagreeing insubordinate defiant insurgent disobedient refractory insurrectionary eccentric ungovernable recalcitrant differing contumacious unruly protesting contrary opposing disaffected unmanageable insurrectionist restive wilful resistant wayward disloyal seditious disorderly revisionist factious anarchistic treasonable apostate irregular offbeat intractable objecting rebelling complaining opposed oddball weird alternative discordant turbulent non-compliant obstreperous unceremonious informal froward incompliant traitorous uncontrollable willful untoward balky beatnik riotous bolshie way-out warring up in arms bellicose opposition conflicting unsound anti- contradicting negative treasonous doubtful civil disobedience gainsaying bohemian obstinate difficult lawless freethinking freak incorrigible hippie rioting idolatrous agnostic threatening pugnacious militant stubborn armed restless treacherous sabotaging quarrelsome alienated fractious attacking unbiddable atheistical unbelieving non-believing pagan separatist heathen non-theistic controversial paynim recreant nullifidian out of control dissentive sacrilegious deviating miscreant profane atheistic infidel misbelieving mutinying unusual unwonted abnormal off-centre avant-garde uncommon novel new idiosyncratic exotic Bohemian fresh divergent off-the-wall anomalous bizarre aberrant extreme outlandish perverse zany cranky improper unsuitable inappropriate illegal heteroclite uncustomary out there far-out flakey kinky crazy anarchic different untraditional flaky out of the ordinary way out off the wall off the beaten path strange odd peculiar unfamiliar quirky queer atypical unique curious freakish singular extraordinary rare funny quaint freaky deviant wacky remarkable left-field exceptional kooky unexpected out-of-the-way unaccustomed rum erratic inventive unprecedented screwy experimental kookie outré wild untypical ingenious bizarro innovatory creative queerish weirdo funky uncanny unnatural pioneering whacky off-kilter innovational individual surprising wacko spaced-out special out of the way imaginative fantastic preternatural mysterious modern advanced far out uncharacteristic aberrated distinctive isolated trailblazing unknown incongruous newfangled state-of-the-art alien ultra-modern neoteric new-fashioned unrepresentative modernistic whimsical disruptive untried futuristic mystifying puzzling inexplicable ground-breaking foreign perplexing absurd devious unheard of deviate aberrational especial artistic phenomenal originative unheard-of outre perverted baffling inspired off-key scarce non-typical cutting-edge contemporary inconceivable unaccountable leading-edge extraordinaire ridiculous fanciful exceeding nonstandard progressive unpredictable infrequent out of the common unconforming incredible surreal eerie boho visionary out in left field outrageous seminal daggy unreal Promethean fringe exclusive in left field esoteric something else characteristic madcap particular distinct irrational forward-looking grotesque sporadic suspicious nutty dubious off the beaten track clever warped disparate mad refreshing supernatural insane twisted resourceful independent avant garde droll incomprehensible ludicrous preposterous monstrous wonderful extravagant fertile jarring artful unco cutting edge out-of-the-box breaking new ground just out non-standard marginal limited hippy trendsetting specialized daft nuts stimulating occasional noteworthy intriguing inimitable batty questionable unparalleled inspiring off-center seldom untested recent unhealthy unthinkable unlike newsworthy fishy latest nonsensical sick specialised unhinged demented unbalanced underground out of this world distorted spooky pervy creepy corrupt productive slang crackpot dreamy romantic fantastical anomalistic sicko one and only vivid blue-sky poetic variant remote unexplored uninvestigated obscure recondite off the air quixotic few and far between out of line off-base off-color thin on the ground little known mould-breaking welcome alternate innovating spearheading brand-new offhand illogical lateral out of the box arty exciting memorable striking out of place inconsistent wigged out schizoid schizo other specific distinguished skittish capricious noncompliant one's own sweet way nonadhering marching to the beat of a different drummer custom customized signature personalized distinguishing outstanding impressive arty-farty depraved comical not tightly wrapped dilly disconsonant inapropos irrelevant incongruent incoherent transformational bent incomparable sparse demiurgic digressive transgressing rogue notable rad deep ultramodern groovy mod cool variational inscrutable one-off brand new up to date conspicuous inorthodox like nothing on earth scattered intermittent left bank carefree laid-back relaxed deviceful quizzical unharmonious fundamental very unconventional dissimilar foolish cockamamie malformed prodigious drastic unhackneyed pretend concocted labored laboured ersatz paranormal made-up make-believe imitation staged one of a kind random weird and wonderful unintelligible unsavoury degenerated sadistic degenerate masochistic unlikely peripheral unofficial nonmainstream not just another aperiodic errant interesting up-to-date this season's new-fangled wandering varying altered imported not prepared ready arcane nondescript startling egregious few enterprising unnormal heteromorphic episodic casual episodical discontinuous avant go-ahead extremist out of keeping diagnostic discriminating identifying diagnostical classic symptomatic licentious deviative immoral expressive off-beat off the rails bugged out rarefied periodical scant periodic up-and-coming game-changing world-shattering beyond your ken personalised customised scanty spasmodic semioccasional fabulous not normal shady liberal ahead of the times head lead hip beat vanguard crinkly twisty unsavory dubitable disputable disquieting debatable shaky doubtable equivocal dodgy suspect insightful unfrequent problematical problematic loony mythical dreamlike fancy flighty touched off Broadway mistakenly trendy new wave bonkers goofy brilliant illusory genius imaginary keen poetical cuckoo amusing loopy barmy clownish silly comic head in the clouds chimeric chimerical out of touch with reality far-fetched phantasmal phantasmic astute pie-in-the-sky high-flown utopian inspirational fictive dotty potty brainsick screwball looney deranged crackers crazed lunatic loco maniac wud maniacal bedlam scatty meshugge mental bughouse crackbrained psychotic dippy fruity haywire cracked bats gaga moonstruck whacko daffy psycho meshuga balmy certifiable gonzo breaking ground brain wave looney tunes loony tunes hare-brained non compos mentis acting crazy far cry unconstrained egoistic unfettered liberated untrammelled typical free-spirited self-indulgent selfish pompous egomaniacal self-serving conceited individualist self-absorbed self-interested egoistical self-centered self-loving vainglorious narcissistic egotistical megalomaniac egotistic egocentric self-reliant stuck-up self-concerned untrammeled self-centred wrapped up in oneself astonishing barbarous awkward eye-popping

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Requiring a desperate effort to avoid disaster or failure

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(of a person) Making others work hard or meet high standards
demanding perfectionist trying uncompromising clamorous dictatorial disapproving fussy importunate intractable judgmental obstinate rigorous strict tiresome tough cavilling difficult exigent fractious hard harsh imperious inflexible insistent nagging overbearing overexacting querulous stringent troublesome unaccommodating unamenable unbending unmanageable caviling cavillous censuring disparaging faultfinding firm hairsplitting hardheaded hypercritical needy obdurate overscrupulous possessive quibbling sticklerish stiff stubborn unflinching unreasonable unsparing carping censorious cynical demeaning serious tyrannical high-maintenance fault-finding hard to please hard to satisfy over-exacting hard-line over-censorious over-particular over-rigorous over-strict unrelenting grim recalcitrant picky boorish rigid hard-nosed argumentative pigheaded fastidious finicky pitiless dissatisfied bearish inexorable irascible opinionated resolute perverse immovable oafish discontented obstreperous refractory grumbly snappy irritable temperamental irritating set in one's ways cantankerous impolite unyielding uptight quarrelsome testy negative choosy dogmatic strong-minded intransigent single-minded rude indomitable wrong-headed bloody-minded opinionative headstrong stiff-necked sour pertinacious steadfast oppressive overcritical delicate disobliging prickly captious sensitive ill-natured crotchety ornery crabby contrarious thrawn uppity touchy finical huffy stroppy froward disputatious chippy obstructive feisty vexed unpredictable balky particular hard to handle invidious bolshie disputative bull-headed contrary cussed ungracious fiendish uncooperative wilful wayward contumacious awkward unruly uncontrollable disobedient ungovernable willful unhelpful insubordinate defiant rebellious undisciplined incompliant self-willed wild mulish disorderly rebel untoward disruptive restive recusant rowdy truculent mutinous annoying incorrigible vexatious incontrollable boisterous pervicacious out of hand out of control renitent turbulent inimical pat cross-grained impossible unwilling bullheaded resistant belligerent dogged adamant implacable hostile tenacious antagonistic determined troublemaking adamantine inconvincible hardened ossified problematic stubborn as a mule noncompliant unmalleable pig-headed self-opinionated lawless irrepressible adverse violent riotous uncontrolled unrestrained dissident unpersuadable capricious ill-disciplined unadaptable delinquent rock-ribbed exasperating anarchic deaf to reason unresponsive undisciplinable confrontational obstinately disobedient disagreeable attention-seeking complex insoluble dissentient unfriendly loud unsympathetic noisy contentious chaotic nonconformist unbridled opposing unpliable indocile rumbustious militant bellicose unpleasant antipathetic persistent uncongenial locked in relentless pugnacious strong-willed dead set on tetchy grouchy contradictory inimitable morose peevish irrational shrewish biased illogical inconsiderate unsupportive blinkered arbitrary grumpy ill-tempered sullen sulky naughty flyaway sticky prejudiced intolerant burdensome impudent insolent limit vexing pesky blocking stalling restrictive inhibiting delaying badly-behaved incurable disaffected narky bad-tempered ratty shirty choleric not cooperative disturbed maladjusted bulky discommodious incommodious cramped unconstructive hindering badly behaved tricky resisting insubmissive radical withstanding unobliging impossible to cope with frustrating making difficulties not giving an inch scrappy non-compliant uncivil discourteous thorny locked knotty paradoxical contrariant nonconforming discordant arsey disagreeing difficult to handle insurgent insurrectionary wrongheaded converse problem challenging unamiable tough nut hang tough vociferous rough tempestuous uproarious raucous lively rollicking romping anarchical heedless reckless lawbreaking seditious rampaging rambunctious threatening impulsive impetuous impervious rash intemperate imprudent forward assertive drunken bawdy mean roisterous rackety tumultuous resolved unbendable unshakable steely rip-roaring untimely unfortunate persevering unshakeable rampageous roistering uncompliant unalterable piercing screaming booming strepitous blusterous inconvenient inopportune unfavorable unfavourable out of line unmoved indurate unbreakable fixed heady convinced remorseless raising Cain unanticipated ill-timed unexpected raising the roof with one's feet dug in iron-willed with one's toes dug in unforeseen disastrous unusual surprising unpredicted mistimed adversarial dissenting aggressive crazy hysterical nuts outrageous madcap insurmountable berserk unlucky unwelcome infelicitous inauspicious inapt unsuitable inappropriate angry opposed combative oppositional malapropos badly timed unseasonable spiteful inhospitable wrathful conflicting vitriolic jaundiced virulent unpropitious misfortunate disturbing hapless ill-starred star-crossed luckless adversative accusatorial allergic oppugnant opposite unsociable reluctant unreceptive ill-disposed at odds oppugning

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Requiring great skill or finesse in handling or treatment
ticklish delicate difficult sensitive tricky problematic thorny awkward knotty prickly tough trying controversial dodgy sticky taxing touchy bothersome catchy complex complicated concerning hairy involved irksome nasty nice problematical risky spiny tricksy troublesome uncertain upsetting vexatious worrying convoluted intricate unstable unsteady vexed capricious chancy changeable dangerous fickle hard inconstant mercurial precarious rocky temperamental variable volatile dicey embarrassing perplexing tight bleak dire challenging forbidding hazardous unpleasant grievous onerous arduous grim iffy awful punishing perilous worrisome rough dark disagreeable distressing questionable spartan hostile dubious bitter disturbing unfriendly suspect touch-and-go gnarly quirky fiddly undependable contentious provocative heated emotive divisive scandalous unpredictable uncomfortable nettlesome hair-trigger baffling puzzling elaborate sophisticated tangled confusing unfathomable bewildering tortuous impenetrable labyrinthine involute detailed involuted enigmatic mystifying obscure byzantine abstruse uneasy undecipherable humiliating formidable compromising confused labyrinthian fancy Byzantine incommodious unsafe disconcerting Gordian serpentine entangled cringeworthy recondite discomfiting inscrutable cringey painful cryptic parlous interlaced flustering cringe-making high-risk unsettled baroque inconvenient daedal cumbersome troubled fraught with danger impossible ambiguous incomprehensible confounding advanced Daedalian full of twists and turns difficult to understand unchancy treacherous shameful tense debatable demeaning degrading barro briery pointed unsound annoying profound discomposing discountenancing agitating unnerving problem equivocal paradoxical shaky insoluble moot complicate mazy scratchy operose strenuous toe-curling unanswerable subtle excruciating exasperating messy deep circuitous serious demanding fraught ravelled jumbled mixed dense knotted mind-bending open to doubt raveled hi-tech full of problems mixed up Daedalean beset by problems finicky loaded chaotic tender harassing intractable severe echinated stimulating vulnerable discomforting searching penetrating like herding cats shaming mortifying scary unhealthy wicked jeopardous erratic fluctuant stressful heavy laborious rugged insolvable threatening grave eventful incalculable insecure indivisible inseparable bemusing frustrating daunting kid-glove state-of-the-art elite kittle ignominious lively fiendish devilish disgraceful discreditable dishonouring blush-making disputed winding sinuous twisted high-level higher-level ornate unpropitious discommodious distracting discommoding dishonoring inopportune troubling rattling unseemly charged rococo heterogeneous multifaceted multifarious variegated nuanced muddled devil of a very devil of a high-tech long-drawn-out can of worms maze-like drawn-out bristly barbed top-level debated contested tickly galling torturous roundabout indirect indissoluble inextricable impossible to separate briary thistly brambly irritating dolorous bumpy afflicted unclear unintelligible abstract doubtful embarrassed radical extensive undecided undetermined unresolved unconcluded mind-boggling inexplicable itchy confronting distressed afflictive wearisome untimely sharp spiculate pronged bristled spiniferous spicular spiky aculeate spinous spiked trouble vexing rambling esoteric mysterious mystical thought-provoking fathomless in contention ongoing at issue in dispute causing discomfort ill-fitting dubitable disputable hard to solve hard to explain beyond comprehension beyond one's grasp opaque misleading unstraightforward nervous anxious setaceous jaggy muricate pointy barbellate spinose enigmatical hazy over one's head above one's head unsolvable open to question open to debate hot-button suspicious shady fishy queer doubtable verbose lengthy overlong devious deceptive nerve-racking restless unsettling creepy disquieting nail-biting distressful nerve-wracking up in the air yet to be decided much debated fractious drastic perverse cunning indecisive open arguable complete sweeping thorough extreme revolutionary uphill terrible ramified reticular effortful difficult to follow uptight apprehensive major emotionally charged up for grabs unhandy unwieldy clunky cumbrous cranky impractical clumsy bunglesome ungainly ponderous unmanageable burdensome lumbersome a devil hard to use

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Significant in importance or esteem
valuable helpful useful expedient important significant advantageous beneficial constructive crucial essential favorable favourable invaluable pivotal practical vital worthwhile appropriate effective good imperative indispensable instrumental paramount profitable admired appreciated auspicious behooveful beneficent commodious conducive exigent fruitful fundamental gainful handy in demand key meritorious necessary needed opportune productive propitious relevant requisite respected rewarding serviceable strategic timely worthy best central esteemed estimable held dear hot loved of assistance of benefit of help of service of the essence of use of value worth it worth its weight in gold hot property scarce worthful efficacious convenient positive effectual operative efficient benignant benefic suitable kindly potent win-win lucrative advisable encouraging fit salutary remunerative sensible powerful functional successful friendly desirable applicable sound gratifying practicable facilitative workable economic informative wise prudent usable recommended fitting preferable suggested promising meaningful capable excellent valid adequate exploitable contributive employable to one's advantage satisfying enriching subservient paying formative utile fulfilling priceless substantial illuminating seemly apt judicious politic contributory commonsensical precious proper supportive active recommendable working fortuitous tactical competent prosperous accessory treasured telling forcible accessible available utilizable conclusive decisive determinative operational functioning current running strong virtuous operable applicative applied actionable ultrapractical well spent viable in one's interests expendable unused wieldy consumable open exhaustible adaptable ready utilisable for the best to your advantage at hand in working order at disposal in order justifiable purposeful desired wholesome plus industrious generative agreeable benevolent good for one instructive toward nice exemplary money-making worth the effort required good for you in one's interest reliable edifying pleasing well-spent influential puissant energetic uplifting inspiring benign accomplishing achieving effecting qualified indicated furthersome lucky useable unfailing outstanding in one's best interests durable comforting cheering gladdening heartening heartwarming hard-wearing utilitarian dependable sure-fire called-for called for aiding assistive sturdy stout subordinate providential sovereign disposable ancillary moneymaking felicitous well secondary feasible forceful operating in running order ready for use up and running available for use fit for use at your disposal welcome inestimable cherished subsidiary favoured favored happy golden bright integral consequential irreplaceable jammy rosy seasonable paid fat juicy money-spinning rare choice fortunate of substance going well-paying sweet rich fructuous lush generous auxiliary logical sagacious commendable counselable enough born with a silver spoon in your mouth heaven-sent well-off all-important financially rewarding well paid dear productive of good for aid helpful to facilitate favour favor extremely helpful supplemental bush-league appurtenant collateral adjuvant minor flunky going concern paid off very productive beyond price extremely useful leading benefit tending assist promotive encourage help useful for instrumental in of great consequence red-letter of the utmost importance vitally important in the black calculated to produce lead to contribute to make for tend to promote contributing to in force alive in operation live living doable in action on in use prepared in effect neat right meet nifty pragmatic user friendly user-friendly acceptable becoming decent adapted suited accomplishable conformable healthy realistic well-designed user-oriented easy-to-use versatile pragmatical moving able in working condition possible reasonable correct apposite fitted befitting realizable dynamic in business deserving pertinent due apropos decorous rightful in process realisable good enough correspondent in gear just equal equitable comme il faut no-nonsense sufficient made well comfortable exploitative exploitatory exploitive enforceable manageable natty multipurpose high-functioning well-functioning ideal perfect respectable on line in commission wearable workaday in service fit to be eaten comestible brave fit for human consumption safe to eat approving common edible easy to use ready for action able to function in full swing on track on the job on fire ordinary everyday purposive practiced easy breeze cinch snap healthful congruous commendatory salubrious tolerable hygienic all right favoring commending unobjectionable protean ample utility exercised empirical utilized used acquirable related correlated experiential tested empiric favouring offered attainable gettable on hand obtainable opened commercial practised utilised no sweat duck soup procurable open to securable achievable getatable reachable to hand around derivable from on tap untaken on deck easy as pie piece of cake simple as ABC enforced cost-effective brought to bear hands-on non-theoretical acting existing vacant derivable forthcoming in hand profit-making sane orderly systematic solvent equipped solid plain unromantic factual unidealistic turning rolling stirring pushing movable simmering progressive traveling engaged flowing exertive travelling astir involved probable graspable winnable spendable down-to-earth level-headed matter-of-fact real-world bankable -worthy vigorous alert spirited alive and kicking lively animated spry on the go occupational vibrant diligent sprightly nimble in play at work non-inert non-passive within the bounds of possibility within the realms of possibility nuts and bolts both feet on the ground step-by-step self-sustaining sustaining assisting paying well commercially successful saving vivacious quick well-oiled bright-eyed and bushy-tailed full of beans standing indicative at play