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synonyms for fault finding

  • complaining
  • griping
  • niggling
  • fault-finding
  • hairsplitting
  • nit-picking
  • accusatory
  • captious
  • carping
  • caviling
  • cavillous
  • chiding
  • complaining
  • condemnatory
  • condemning
  • critical
  • culpatory
  • denouncing
  • disapproving
  • disparaging
  • fault-finding
  • hypercritical
  • overcritical
  • reproaching
  • severe

antonyms for fault finding

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  • accepting
  • friendly
  • happy
  • pleasant
  • agreeable
  • cheerful
  • happy
  • nice
  • patient
  • willing
  • good-natured
  • pleasant
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      How to use fault finding in a sentence

      And having an enormous appetite he was fortunate in being expert at finding angleworms.
      THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
      You never cared—you were too proud to care; and when I spoke to you about my fault, you did n't even know what I meant.
      CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
      It was, of course, the suppressed emotional energy finding another outlet.
      THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
      Finding him awake, he sat by his side and, with the earnestness of a nursery-maid, patted him off to slumber.
      THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
      It consists in finding relations between the objects of thought with an immediate awareness of those relations.
      ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
      De Robeck agrees that we don't know enough yet to warrant us in fault-finding or intervention.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      At other times they have a dreadful look of being fibs invented for the purpose of covering a fault.
      CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
      He was used to finding himself suddenly cut off from the means of livelihood.
      THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
      "I have a letter somewhere," looking in the machine drawer and finding the letter in the bottom of the workbasket.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      But she did not succeed in finding a suitable studio, neither an instructor who pleased her, and she returned to Amsterdam.
      WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
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