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Word: captious

Definition: faultfinding; too critical


More Vocab Words

::: ambulatory - able to walk
::: invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
::: sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
::: loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
::: ensue - follow (as a result)
::: gaffe - social blunder
::: prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: expound - explain
::: defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains