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cavil

cavil - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cavil

Definition
(noun) an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
Synonyms : quibble , quiddity

Definition
(verb) raise trivial objections
Synonyms : carp , chicane

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cavil

sounds like evil.. evil people always find unnecessary faults in the good..
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by manojative

'cavil' transformed as 'vakil', who used to put "objections" on each point of the opposition.
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by gunjanshah

cavil has same meaning as calumny which means making false objections or remarks....i.e bahu is so KABIL (cavil) but saas caals her KALMUHI(calumny)
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by meetvivek007

c+avi+l avi relates to video extension..u unnecessarily find fault with some video
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by cool_123

looks like KAABIL(potent in hindi) u dont make FRIVOLOUS OBJECTIONS to what KAABIL people say
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by findktk

cAVIL : AVIL is close to AVAIL and the meaning of cavil is to no avail, pointless arguments
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by addytd

c+avil..avil is a tablet which is banned...so govt has objections with avil
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by hemanthpotluri

c+avil..avil is a tablet which is banned...so govt has objections with avil
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by hemanthpotluri

(cava + vil= sewage in tamil)cleaning pipe line blocked only by ur bike tyre. Find faulty.
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by sansecretcp

In BSG, "brother" Cavil (Dean Stockwell's charector) found fault with humanity for no good reason. To Cavil is to find fault without good reason.
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by memory man

cavil = ca+vile : vile is an adjective for acts which should be objected to. cavil is to make minor ojections for less vile acts
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by shalnew

sounds like kaabil.. kaabil aadmi can find fault in others.
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by Gladiator23

cavil has evil in it.so evil ppl makes unnecessary comments about somebody's will.
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by gdabli

Namukku cavil pokam ennu paranjappol, orukaranavumillathe object cheythu. CAVIL = petty objection without a reason.
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