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October 1, 2022

Word of the Day: Critique

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Word of the Day : October 1, 2022

critique \kruh-TEEK\ noun

What It Means

A critique is a careful judgment in which you give your opinion about the good and bad parts of something, such as a piece of writing or a work of art.

// Although I disagreed with them, the reviewer gave a fair and honest critique of the film.

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Aired October 1, 2022

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