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  • as incarper
  • as incaviler

synonyms for caviller

  • caviler
  • faultfinder
  • nag
  • nagger
  • niggler
  • nitpicker
  • quibbler
  • scold
  • castigator
  • criticizer
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How to use caviller in a sentence

He was no conceited or froward caviller at authority, nor born rebel against established teachers and governors.
CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL. 2 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
He was both a cold, scholastic word-caviller, and an enthusiastic, God-inspired prophet.
THE PROSE WRITINGS OF HEINRICH HEINEHEINRICH HEINE
Will the caviller prove that the sun and moon would be greater blessings if their light wore more intense, or more abundant?
MODERN SKEPTICISM: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE LAND OF DOUBT AND BACK AGAINJOSEPH BARKER
The injunction is multiplied on us, as it were, to silence the sophistry of the caviller, and to fix the most inconsiderate mind.
A PRACTICAL VIEW OF THE PREVAILING RELIGIOUS SYSTEM OF PROFESSED CHRISTIANS, IN THE MIDDLE AND HIGHER CLASSES IN THIS COUNTRY, CONTRASTED WITH REAL CHRISTIANITY.WILLIAM WILBERFORCE
"What objection could a caviller find with my epigram," said Mathilde to herself.
THE RED AND THE BLACKSTENDHAL
"The noble cavalier characterized," "& a rebellious caviller cauterized," 1644 or 5.
MICROCOSMOGRAPHYJOHN EARLE
He cavilled in part like the priest Sabellius, who had cavilled like the Phrygian Praxeas, who was a great caviller.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 2 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Surely none but a caviller will find any want of harmony between these different modes of expression.
THE THEOLOGY OF HOLINESSDOUGAN CLARK
None, to my mind, but the most determined and incorrigible caviller can have one word to say against it.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)JAMES PAYN
If I say that I have telegraphed direct, some wretched caviller may observe that he never heard of Kaffir wires.
AULD LANG SYNEVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CAVILLER

  • castigator
  • caviler
  • caviller
  • criticizer
  • faultfinder
  • nag
  • nagger
  • niggler
  • nitpicker
  • quibbler
  • scold
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.