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What is another word for cavilling?

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Adjective
Inclined to find fault too readily
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Not easy to please or satisfy
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Adjective
Fond of, or prone to, quarreling
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Adjective
Significantly unimportant and deserving of little to no attention
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Noun
The state of hesitating or being evasive
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Noun
Continual criticism, typically concerning trivial things
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A censure of someone or something on the basis of perceived faults or mistakes
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Verb
Present participle for to criticise for petty or frivolous reasons
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“My only gripe, and who am I to cavil at Shakespeare, is that Pacino and Irons do such a good job that the jiggery pokery at the end about rings and sworn faithfulness seems an irritant.”
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Present participle for stretch the truth
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Present participle for to complain or raise objections
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Present participle for to criticize or castigate severely
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Present participle for to quibble over trivial matters
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Present participle for to have a heated argument or disagreement
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Present participle for to nag persistently
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Present participle for to cause slight but persistent annoyance, discomfort, or anxiety to
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Present participle for to criticize or disparage adversely
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Present participle for dispute or bargain persistently, especially over the cost of something
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