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critical
used in Summer Pleasures

13 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
don't be so critical
Definition
finding fault and telling others; or tending to have unfavorable opinions
  • She didn't mind being bested in a game of chess; she could handle having her work criticized and her opinion questioned.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (82% in)

There are no more uses of "critical" flagged with this meaning in Summer Pleasures.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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exact meaning not specified
  • As always, he was more ruthless, more critical with his own work than he'd have been with anyone else's.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (9% in)
  • The critics raved, sales soared, letters poured in from fans all over the world.
    Prologue (29% in)
  • But whatever reaction the critics and the readers had, he'd still have written.
    Prologue (32% in)
  • With this under her belt, even her quietly critical family would be impressed.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (57% in)
  • Just as they face criticism and rejection.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (55% in)
  • You're one of the most popular and critically acclaimed writers of the decade.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (62% in)
  • Critically, Hunter angled it slightly, then stepped away.
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 (19% in)
  • Though he had wealth and fame and critical acclaim, Lee believed him.
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 (44% in)
  • Your readers and the critics.
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 (44% in)
  • But to the critics.
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 (45% in)
  • He was used to criticism of genre fiction and, more often than not, amused by it.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (87% in)
  • She said she had to take that sort of thing from art critics, but not from half-breed wolves.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (40% in)

There are no more uses of "critical" in Summer Pleasures.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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