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Remitting

Synonyms:

giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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Correct spelling:
review
Definition:
r[= e]- v[= u]', v.t. to re-examine: to revise: to examine critically: to see again: to retrace: to inspect, as a body of troops.-- n. a viewing again: a reconsideration: a revision: a careful or critical examination: a critique: a written discussion: a periodical with critiques of books, & c.: the inspection of a body of troops or a number of ships: ( law) the judicial revision of a higher court.-- adj. REVIEW'ABLE, capable of being reviewed.-- ns. REVIEW'AGE, the work of reviewing; REVIEW'AL, a review of a book: a critique on a new publication; REVIEW'ER, an inspector: a writer in a review.-- COURT OF REVIEW, the court of appeal from the commissioners of bankruptcy. [ Fr. revue, pa.p. of revoir-- L. re-, again, vid[= e]re, to see.]

Synonyms:

noun
act
review.
chronicle
journal.
communication
review.
criticism
scorcher, sideswipe, Reviewal, sideswipes, scorchers, sleighride.
critique; summary
abstract, appraisal, article, assessment, blurb, book review, canvass, column, comment, commentary, criticism, discourse, discussion, dissertation, essay, evaluation, exposition, investigation, journal, judgment, magazine, mention, monograph, notice, organ, outline, pan, periodical, redraft, study, synopsis, theme, thesis, treatise, Reviewal, write-up.
exam
midterm, midterms.
examination, study
analysis, audit, check, checkup, drill, file, inspection, once-over, parade, procession, reassessment, recapitulation, reconsideration, reflection, report, rethink, retrospect, revision, scan, scrutiny, second thought, survey, view, another look, fresh look, second look, march past.
inspection
espionage, examination, inspection, oversight, overview, preview, reconnaissance, reconnoiter, scrutiny, supervision, surveillance, view, voyeurism.
justice
due process, equity, judicatory, judicature, justness, legalization, legitimacy, penalty, reasonableness, square deal, Constitutionality, judicatures, fair play, fair treatment, legal process, legalizations.
outline
summary.
publication
advertisement, announcement, brief, broadcast, bulletin, circular, commercial, dissemination, gazette, handbill, herald, journal, journalism, newsletter, newspaper, notice, organ, periodical, post, promotion, promulgation, propaganda, publication, report, newsmagazine.
recap
RE-CAP.
reconsideration
second thought.
report
rundown.
retrospect
reexamination, retrospection, Re-examination, re-examinations, retrospections, rememberings.
review
brush up, brushup, critical review, critique, go over, inspection, limited review, look back, reappraisal, reassessment, recap, recapitulation, reexamination, reexamine, refresh, retrospect, revaluation, review article, revue, survey, follow up.
second thought
arriere-pensee, better thoughts, esprit d'escalier, thinking again.
synopsis
breviary, Breviaries.
writing
belles lettres, belles-lettres.
verb
criticize, scrutinize
assess, correct, discuss, evaluate, examine, inspect, judge, knock, rave, rip, slam, take down, trash, weigh, zap, put down, reedit, bad-mouth, read through, give one's opinion, skin alive, swipe at, write a critique.
examine
check, consider, contemplate, examine, inspect, observe, peruse, scan, scrutinize, study, survey, verify.
go over again
analyze, brush up, check out, debrief, go over, hash over, polish up, reassess, recall, recap, recapitulate, recollect, reconsider, reevaluate, reexamine, rehash, remember, revise, revisit, run over, think over, summon up, reflect on, look back on, call to mind, check thoroughly, look at again, run through, run up flagpole, take another look.
Examples of usage:
  1. On the warships on either side the crew waited, the ship itself dressed as for a review, every man motionless at his post, with the crash of brass sounding from the lower decks. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  2. His mind then flew back to his reading, and passed in rapid review all the wants that men had endured in open boats. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  3. Took part in the Grand Review at Washington, May 24th, and on June 9th was mustered out of the United States service. – History of the Dewitt guard, company A, 50th regiment National guard, state of New York by Unknown
  4. Why, as I watch my life and review it in His Presence it would seem as if I had done nothing but disappoint Him all my days! – Paradoxes of Catholicism by Robert Hugh Benson
  5. From this point- the arrival of the Ark in Colorado, and its wreck on Pike's Peak- the literature of our subject becomes abundant, but we cannot pause to review it in detail. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss

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