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caviling

adjective
variants: or cavilling

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(Entry 1 of 2)

given to making or expressing unfavorable judgments about things
  • a caviling theater critic who has yet to see a play she likes

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caviling

verb
variants: or cavilling
present participle of cavil

Synonyms & Antonyms of caviling (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Caviling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/caviling. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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