CRITICAL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of critical
Definition:
a. urgently needed; absolutely necessary; essential; acute; crucial; decisive
Example:
He says the international community has reached what he calls a critical time in the overall effort to bring stability to Afghanistan.
Sentence in Classic:
In a little while familiarity modified their fears and they gave the place a critical and interested examination, rather admiring their own boldness, and wondering at it, too.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
The plot was for Snowball, at the critical moment, to give the signal for flight and leave the field to the enemy.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
But to show he was not trying to ingratiate himself with Vronsky, he promptly added some slightly critical remarks.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Besides being occupied with his estates and reading a great variety of books, Prince Andrew was at this time busy with a critical survey of our last two unfortunate campaigns, and with drawing up a proposal for a reform of the army rules and regulations.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In this letter the countess also mentioned that Prince Andrew was among the wounded traveling with them; his state was very critical, but the doctor said there was now more hope.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
While he said these words in a leisurely, critical style, she continued to look at every one of us in regular succession as we sat.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
I did not, like him, attempt a critical knowledge of their dialects, for I did not contemplate making any other use of them than temporary amusement.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
He began by recognizing the fact that, critical and extraordinary as was this situation, he was completely master of it.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
It is the peculiarity of certain persons and certain professions, notably priests and nuns, to wear a grave and agitated air on critical occasions.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
The position, from critical, had become menacing, and, from menacing, was probably about to become desperate.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Dashwood had taken the manuscript, and was turning over the leaves with a pair of rather dirty fingers, and casting critical glances up and down the neat pages.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context