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cavil

verb

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to make often peevish criticisms or objections about matters that are minor, unimportant, or irrelevant
  • caviled for hours about a single sentence

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cavil

noun

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The first known use of cavil was in 1542

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“Cavil.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cavil. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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