noun a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
noun a critical study (as of a writer's work)
L., the tongue of a balance, examination; for exagmen
, fr. exigere
to weigh accurately, to treat: cf. F. examen
. See Exact
- Examination; inquiry. R. "A critical examen of the two pieces."
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
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