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critical
used in In the Unlikely Event

3 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
  • He could have had a terrible temper or criticized everything she did.
    p. 303.3

There are no more uses of "critical" flagged with this meaning in In the Unlikely Event.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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exact meaning not specified
  • Some remain in critical condition, but the prognosis for most is good.
    p. 314.3
  • She'd learned quickly never to say a critical word about any of them.
    p. 164.8

There are no more uses of "critical" in In the Unlikely Event.

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