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Word: captious

Definition: faultfinding; too critical

More Vocab Words

::: malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
::: wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
::: decoy - lure or bait; V.
::: stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
::: compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
::: vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
::: chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
::: bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
::: ovation - enthusiastic applause
::: matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix