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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 an·i·mad·vert /-ˈvɝt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·i·mad·vert v. i. [imp. & p. p. Animadverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Animadverting.]
 1. To take notice; to observe; -- commonly followed by that.
 2. To consider or remark by way of criticism or censure; to express censure; -- with on or upon.
    I should not animadvert on him . . . if he had not used extreme severity in his judgment of the incomparable Shakespeare.   --Dryden.
 3. To take cognizance judicially; to inflict punishment. [Archaic]
 Syn: -- To remark; comment; criticise; censure.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: speak one's opinion without fear or hesitation; "John spoke
           up at the meeting" [syn: opine, speak up, sound off]
      2: express blame or censure or make a harshly critical remark