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					Word of the Week: Critique
Critique–
       1. noun. A critical essay or review.
        He wrote a good critique of the Spiderwick Chronicles.
        2. verb. To discuss critically.
        The actors were nervous about how fans would critique their performance.

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Criticism – noun.
      1. finding fault, a remark pointing out a fault.
      2. the work of a critic, judgments about books or art or music.
      His criticism of my project was meant to help me to improve.

Critic- noun.
       1. a person who finds fault with something.
       2. a person who forms and expresses judgments about
          books or art or musical works.
        A critic sometimes offends people with his judgments.

Critical – adjective.
  1. looking for faults.
  2. expressing criticism.
   Those students are too critical toward each other.
   3. of or at a crisis.
  The critical moment in the storm has arrived.
   The patient’s condition is critical; he is dangerously ill.

				
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