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Word: captious

Definition: faultfinding; too critical


More Vocab Words

::: inanimate - lifeless; not animate
::: hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
::: primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
::: verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
::: caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
::: shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
::: apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
::: matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix