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cavilings

  • as incriticism
  • as inhairsplitting
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Synonyms for cavilings

noun verbal disapproval
  • denunciation
  • objection
  • animadversion
  • aspersion
  • blast
  • brickbats
  • carping
  • cavil
  • censure
  • cut
  • disparagement
  • faultfinding
  • flak
  • hit
  • knock
  • opprobrium
  • pan
  • quibble
  • reproof
  • roast
  • slam
  • slap
  • static
  • stricture
  • swipe
  • vitriol
  • zapper
  • Bronx cheer
  • bad press
  • call down
  • caviling
  • critical remarks
  • nit-picking
  • panning
  • put down
  • rap on knuckles
  • slap on wrist

Antonyms for cavilings

  • approval
  • compliment
  • flattery
  • praise
  • sanction
  • estimation
  • guess
  • supposition
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.