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critical

  
1    captious, carping, cavilling, censorious, derogatory, disapproving, disparaging, fault-finding, nagging, niggling, nit-picking     (informal)   on someone's back     (informal)   scathing  
2    accurate, analytical, diagnostic, discerning, discriminating, fastidious, judicious, penetrating, perceptive, precise  
3    all-important, crucial, dangerous, deciding, decisive, grave, hairy     (slang)   high-priority, momentous, now or never, perilous, pivotal, precarious, pressing, psychological, risky, serious, urgent, vital  
  
Antonyms     
   appreciative, approving, complimentary, permissive, safe, secure, settled, uncritical, undiscriminating, unimportant  
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adj.
a person who is always thinking of what other people want and is anxious not to disturb them
I want to be a considerate person who always help friends when they are in trouble.
exp.
to do something too soon, especially without thinking carefully about it
Originally used in sports contests that are started by firing a gun
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