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Word of the Day – Cavil

By December 10, 2016Word of the Day

Cavil (verb)


Make petty or unnecessary objections.

To oppose by inconsequential, frivolous, or sham objections: to raise irritating and trivial objections; find fault with unnecessarily (usually followed by at or about).

Example sentences

“I could cavil at little details, but why should I?”

“However much he may cavil at his portrayal, the audiences seem to enjoy it.”

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