critical

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test, critical acid test
critical and harsh acidulous , captious , hypercritical
comment, very critical animadversion
remark, critical animadversion
note, explanatory or critical annotation , commentary , gloss
text, critical analysis or explanation of apparatus criticus , exegesis , variorum
German historian noted for his critical approach to sources and for his history of Rome (1776-1831) Barthold George Niebuhr , Niebuhr
attack, harsh and critical in blistering , scathing
critical review of a book (usually a recently published book) book review
critical, very captious , carping , faultfinding , nitpicking
catalog of literary works or paintings with critical notes catalogue raisonne
traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste classical , classical music , serious music
year, critical climacteric
critical time climacteric , watershed
dispassionately critical clinical
critical in dispassionate way clinical
tense critical situation clutch
quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one) comeback , counter , rejoinder , replication , retort , return , riposte
critical combination of events or circumstances conjuncture
psychotherapy that focuses on acute critical situations (depressive episodes or attempted suicides or drug overdoses) with the aim of restoring the person to the level of functioning before the crisis crisis intervention
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