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.