Friday 21 June 2013 10.15am
Came across the word 'cavil' in this news item and had to look it up.
I was wondering if it was a word that required disambiguation, but clearly not.
= find fault, object, complain, beef (slang), carp, quibble, kvetch (US, slang), hypercriticize, nit-pick (informal) • This is not the time to cavil about petty details.
-ils, -illing, -illed, (US) -ils, -iling, -iled 1.intr; foll by at or about to raise annoying petty objections; quibble; carp
A captious trifling objection