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Word: captious

Definition: faultfinding; too critical


More Vocab Words

::: complementary - serving to complete something
::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
::: quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
::: impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
::: dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
::: masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
::: epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
::: sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
::: hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
::: inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old