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Word: captious

Definition: faultfinding; too critical


More Vocab Words

::: beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
::: collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
::: epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
::: drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
::: reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
::: vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
::: supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
::: pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
::: bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
::: bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror