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Word: captious

Definition: faultfinding; too critical


More Vocab Words

::: surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
::: denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
::: dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
::: congeal - freeze; coagulate
::: comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
::: mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
::: clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
::: extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
::: militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
::: corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible