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Word: captious

Definition: faultfinding; too critical


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::: fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
::: venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
::: horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
::: fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
::: bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
::: apprehensive - fearful; discerning
::: compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
::: omniscient - all-knowing