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Noun critic has 3 senses
  1. critic - a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art
    --1 is a kind of
    professional, professional person
    --1 has particulars:
     art critic; literary critic; newspaper critic; Granville-Barker, Harley Granville-Barker; Tate, Allen Tate, John Orley Allen Tate
    Derived forms: verb criticize2, verb criticize1
  2. critic - anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something
    --2 is a kind of
    evaluator, judge
    --2 has particulars:
     appraiser, authenticator; drama critic, theater critic; grader; music critic; panelist, panellist; reviewer, referee, reader; taster, taste tester, taste-tester, sampler
    Derived forms: verb criticize2, verb criticize1
  3. critic - someone who frequently finds fault or makes harsh and unfair judgments
    --3 is a kind of
    unpleasant person, disagreeable person
    --3 has particulars: carper, niggler; nitpicker; roaster
    Derived forms: verb criticize2, verb criticize1
criteria criterial criterion criterion criterional criterium critfited crith critic critical-access critical, critical critical analysis critical angle critical appraisal critical mass critical path

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