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Martin began to review the course of his own past, and smiled bitterly.

"I hope they'll like it, the people who review it," she answered.

If my judgment ripen with my years, perhaps I may review them.

He once began a review of George Eliot's biography, but left it unfinished.

Proclaim at daybreak that I myself will review the troops in the Vivarrambla.

I passed a review of a whole army of professional Italian models.

I have not time to review it, so accept of it in the beaten way of friendship.

His poem "Endymion" was criticised severely in the Quarterly Review.

From the quotations from your own works, I imagine the review of your own book was by yourself?

He examined in review the various members of the party that had deserted him.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "an inspection of military forces," from Middle French reveue "a reviewing, review," noun use of fem. past participle of reveeir "to see again, go to see again," from Latin revidere, from re- "again" (see re-) + videre "to see" (see vision). Sense of "process of going over again" is from 1560s; that of "a view of the past, a retrospective survey" is from c.1600. Meaning "general examination or criticism of a recent work" is first attested 1640s.

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afterthought

nounidea that occurs after it is timely
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