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- v. Present participle of cavil.
- n. cavilation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Disposed to cavil; finding fault without good reason. See captious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of raising captious and frivolous objections; an objection of a captious nature: as, “cavillings and menacings,”
- Raising frivolous objections; fault-finding.
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