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captious

adjective

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  1. given to making or expressing unfavorable judgments about things a captious and cranky eater who's never met a vegetable he didn't hate Synonyms critical, carping, caviling (or cavilling), faultfinding, hypercritical, judgmental, overcritical, rejectiveRelated Words discerning, discriminating, judicious; demanding, exacting, fastidious, finical, finicky, fussy, nitpicky, particular, picky; pettifogging, quibbling; harsh, merciless, uncharitable, unforgivingNear Antonyms undiscriminating; undemanding, unfussy; charitable, forgivingAntonyms uncritical

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