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Word: captious

Definition: faultfinding; too critical


More Vocab Words

::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
::: condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
::: exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
::: antecede - precede
::: acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
::: rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
::: artless - without guile; open and honest
::: wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong