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Word: captious

Definition: faultfinding; too critical


More Vocab Words

::: gratuity - tip
::: humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
::: miserly - stingy; mean
::: jocund - merry
::: significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
::: ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
::: lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
::: platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
::: mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
::: perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell