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Critique


CRITIQUE, CRITIC, noun

1. A critical examination of the merits of a performance; remarks or animadversions on beauties and faults.

Addison wrote a critique on PARADISE LOST.

2. Science of criticism; standard or rules of judging of the merit of performances.

If ideas and words were distinctly weighed, and duly considered, they would afford us another sort of logic and critic.