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A.Word.A.Day--animadvert

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animadvert (an-uh-mad-VURT) verb intr.

To comment critically (upon) or to express criticism.

[From Latin animadvertere (to turn the mind to), from animus (mind) + advertere (to turn).]

See more usage examples of animadvert in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

"Ask pundits across the entire media spectrum to animadvert on the Moral Sickness in Modern Society and you'd expect many forests of newsprint to perish."
And Morals in the Maze; The Guardian (London, UK); Mar 13, 1993.

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The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man. -Madame de Stael, writer (1766-1817)

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