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CRITICISE, verb intransitive s as z.

1. To examine and judge critically; to judge with attention to beauties and faults; as, to criticise on a literary work, on an argument or discourse.

2. To write remarks on the merit of a performance; to notice beauties and faults.

Cavil you may, but never criticise

3. To animadvert upon as faulty; to utter censure; as, to critise on a mans manners, or his expenses.

CRITICISE, verb transitive

1. To notice beauties and blemishes or faults in; to utter or write remarks on the merit of a performance; as, to criticise the writings of Milton.

2. To pass judgment on with respect to merit or blame; as, to criticise an author; to criticise the conduct.