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noun as in carper

noun as in caviler

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He was no conceited or froward caviller at authority, nor born rebel against established teachers and governors.

He was both a cold, scholastic word-caviller, and an enthusiastic, God-inspired prophet.

Will the caviller prove that the sun and moon would be greater blessings if their light wore more intense, or more abundant?

The injunction is multiplied on us, as it were, to silence the sophistry of the caviller, and to fix the most inconsiderate mind.

"What objection could a caviller find with my epigram," said Mathilde to herself.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to caviller, such as: caviler, faultfinder, nag, nagger, niggler, and nitpicker.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.