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critical
used in Nineteen Minutes

7 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
  • People could criticize her parenting skills, point to moments when Lacy had let Peter down by being too lax or too firm, too removed or too smothering.
    Part 1 (37% in)

There are no more uses of "critical" flagged with this meaning in Nineteen Minutes.

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  • It just didn't feel right-as if some critical mass were missing, and they were likely to be split apart like an atom under pressure.
    Part 1 (78% in)
  • He pinched the side of her waist, a caliper and a criticism all at once.
    Part 1 (4% in)
  • A legend in his own right, Whit had become the father she'd never had-one who, unlike her own, had praise for her instead of criticism.
    Part 1 (20% in)
  • She knew there would be critics-people who said that because her daughter went to Sterling High School, Alex should be removed from the case.
    Part 1 (31% in)
  • As someone who's above criticism both in and out of the courtroom.
    Part 1 (45% in)
  • It was the cover page to something bigger; she knew by the staple holes at the top, and it had a title that nearly put her to sleep: 'The allocation of public education resources in New Hampshire: a critical analysis.'
    Part 1 (94% in)

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