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Definition of "cavilling" []

  • Present participle of cavil. (verb)
  • Cavillation (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cavilling" in a sentence
  • "But then, cavilling is contemptible, as all controversialists declare!"
  • "If a player of Beardsley's ability was available now, one whose intelligence brought the best out of so many partners while scoring more than 200 goals himself, there would be little cavilling at a fee of more than £20m."
  • "Why on earth sit there cavilling when you could be doing something positive?"