1. critical review an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation
  2. criticism a serious examination and judgment of something
  3. critical mass the minimum amount required to start or maintain a venture
  4. Crataegus mollis American red-fruited hawthorn with stems and leaves densely covered with short woolly hairs
  5. critique appraise or judge in an analytical way
  6. critical of a serious examination and judgment of something
  7. criticize point out real or perceived flaws
  8. corticosteroid a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response
  9. cardiac muscle the muscle tissue of the heart
  10. criticise find fault with
  11. neritic zone the ocean waters from the low tide mark to a depth of about 100 fathoms
  12. corticosterone secreted by the adrenal cortex
  13. Crataegus apiifolia southern United States hawthorn with pinnately lobed leaves
  14. critical angle the smallest angle of incidence for which light is totally reflected
  15. critical point a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made
  16. cardiac valve a valve to control one-way flow of blood
  17. catechismal of or relating to a catechism summarizing the principles of Christianity
  18. cardiac massage an emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest
  19. critically in a critical manner
  20. critic a person engaged in the analysis and interpretation of art

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.