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The confusion of Imogen did not allow her to animadvert upon his freedoms.

Nay, what, after all, are the so heinous faults upon which you animadvert?

It is not our business to animadvert upon these lines; we are not critics, but historians.

I presumed to animadvert on his eulogy on Garrick, in his Lives of the Poets.

It would take up too much time to animadvert upon all the rest of your male and female characters.

What, then, do British writers mean when they animadvert upon "American spelling?"

If the stage becomes a nursery of folly and impertinence, I shall not be afraid to animadvert upon it.

I find nothing upon which to animadvert till the re-entry of the ghost.

I shall not take upon me to animadvert upon this; but certain it is, that Johnson paid great attention to Taylor.

In conclusion, let me animadvert upon the injustice with which, to its own loss, society has treated mesmerism.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "to take notice of," from Latin animadvertere "to notice, to take cognizance of," also "to censure, blame, punish," literally "to turn the mind to" (see animadversion). Sense of "to criticize, blame, censure" in English is from 1660s. Related: Animadverted; animadverting.

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