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critic

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1 a person given to harsh judgments and to finding faults
  • the president's hard-core critics are going to attack him no matter what he does

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2 a person who makes or expresses a judgment on the quality of offerings in some field of endeavor
  • the restaurant critic said that the fries at that fast-food outlet were the worst she'd ever eaten

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The first known use of critic was in 1588

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“Critic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/critic. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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