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 Meanings and Examples of CRITICIZE
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criticize
 v.  find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
Classic Sentence: (154 in 11 pages)
1  She wasn't a girl who could dance and flirt and she wasn't a wife who could sit with other wives and criticize the dancing and flirting girls.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  Pitty did not wish to criticize but after all-- As for herself, said Pitty, she would rather starve than have such commerce with Yankees.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
3  Darling, you mustn't criticize Fanny.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
4  Darling, what you do, you always do for a good reason and I love you and trust you and it is not for me to criticize.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
5  And I will not permit anyone to criticize you in my hearing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
6  No one has a right to criticize a husband to a wife.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI
7  I've gotten mighty tired of hearing people criticize you, darling," Melanie said, "and this is the last straw and I'm going to do something about it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
8  She knew, moreover, that if the ladies at Bellomont permitted themselves to criticize her friends openly, it was a proof that they were not afraid of subjecting her to the same treatment behind her back.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
9  I don't see why you shouldn't criticize the Jolly Seventeen if you want to.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  With nine-tenths of her emotion concentrated upon Hugh, she did not criticize shops, streets, acquaintances.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
11  Think how much better you can criticize conventional customs if you yourself live up to them, scrupulously.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
12  Set the mind and the reason to cock it over the rest, and all they can do is to criticize, and make a deadness.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 4
13  There are instances of persons who, without clear ideas of the things they criticize have yet had clear ideas of the relations of those things.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
14  Anna Pavlovna almost closed her eyes to indicate that neither she nor anyone else had a right to criticize what the Empress desired or was pleased with.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I
15  Pfuel, always inclined to be irritably sarcastic, was particularly disturbed that day, evidently by the fact that they had dared to inspect and criticize his camp in his absence.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER X
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  He was taken off the critical list and is now in a stable condition.
17  He was in a critical condition, fighting for his life in hospital.
18  The economy is just one of several critical problems the country is grappling with.
19  The supervisor is always very critical.
20  Greg's tendency to be critical made him unpopular with his co-workers.
21  Despite the critical acclaim, the novel did not sell well.
22  Tom's parents were highly critical of the school.
23  This courageous and subversive movie has attracted widespread critical support.
24  Many economists are critical of the government's economic policies.
25  He is very temperamental and critical.
26  Some parents were critical of attempts to indoctrinate children in green ideology.
27  She has written a major critical appraisal/study of Saul Bellow's novels.
28  The report was sharply critical of the police.
29  We are at a critical time in history.
30  The first chapter presents a critical review of the existing nursery education system.