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critical
used in Northanger Abbey

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don't be so critical
Definition
finding fault and telling others; or tending to have unfavorable opinions
  • He was enchanted by her approbation of his taste, confessed it to be neat and simple, thought it right to encourage the manufacture of his country; and for his part, to his uncritical palate, the tea was as well flavoured from the clay of Staffordshire, as from that of Dresden or Save.
    Chapter 22 (32% in)

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  • Every young lady may feel for my heroine in this critical moment, for every young lady has at some time or other known the same agitation.
    Chapter 10 (41% in)

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