cavilling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

cavilling

  1. Present participle of cavil.

Noun[edit]

cavilling (plural cavillings)

  1. cavillation
    • 1864, Melancthon Williams Jacobus, Notes, critical and explanatory, on the book of Genesis (page iii)
      God's word suffers nothing from such captious queryings and cavillings as deface the pages of the modern destructive school.