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Critic

Crit´ic   Pronunciation: krĭt´ĭk
n.1.One skilled in judging of the merits of literary or artistic works; a connoisseur; an adept; hence, one who examines literary or artistic works, etc., and passes judgment upon them; a reviewer.
2.One who passes a rigorous or captious judgment; one who censures or finds fault; a harsh examiner or judge; a caviler; a carper.
3.The art of criticism.
4.An act of criticism; a critique.
And make each day a critic on the last.
- Pope.
a.1.Of or pertaining to critics or criticism; critical.
v. i.1.To criticise; to play the critic.
Nay, if you begin to critic once, we shall never have done.
- A. Brewer.
Noun1.critic - a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art
2.critic - anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something
3.critic - someone who frequently finds fault or makes harsh and unfair judgments
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