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Synonyms for cavil
ˈkæv əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quibble, quiddity, cavil(verb)

    an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections

    Synonyms:
    quibble, haecceity, quiddity

  2. cavil, carp, chicane(verb)

    raise trivial objections

    Synonyms:
    cheat, jockey, screw, chouse, carp, shaft, chicane

Wiktionary

  1. cavil(noun)

    A petty or trivial objection or criticism

    Synonyms:
    pettifog, split hairs, hypercritical, nitpick

  2. cavil(verb)

    Synonyms:
    split hairs, nitpick, pettifog, hypercritical

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cavil(n.)

    Synonyms:
    frivolous objection, captious criticism, unwarranted censure, fallacious reason, sophistical argument

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