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Her father was a very critical man.
He gave a highly critical speech.
People have been critical of the way she has handled the affair.
Classroom practice is a critical factor in children’s learning.
What happens in the next few days is critical to our success.
an issue that is of critical importance to the party
Negotiations have entered a critical phase.
Several of the passengers are still critical.
In his book, Laurence takes a critical look at modern life.
It wasn’t the critical success they had hoped for.
Her latest show has won much critical acclaim.