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Disposed to find fault; critical.
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  1. Disposed to find fault; critical.
Naggingly critical or complaining.
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  1. Naggingly critical or complaining.
  2. Tending to carp, or find fault; captious
  1. Sly, cunning, full of tricks
  2. Full of wiles; crafty; sly
Difficult to understand; abstruse:
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  1. Difficult to understand; abstruse:
  2. So slight as to be difficult to detect or describe; elusive:
  3. Delicately suggestive; not grossly obvious
Of or characteristic of sophists or sophistry
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  1. Of or characteristic of sophists or sophistry
  2. Using sophistry
  3. Clever and plausible, but unsound and tending to mislead
Tending to carp, or find fault; captious
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  1. Tending to carp, or find fault; captious
  2. Naggingly critical or complaining.
Expressing censure; inclined to find fault; harshly critical
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  1. Expressing censure; inclined to find fault; harshly critical
  2. Addicted to censure and scolding; apt to blame or condemn; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners.
  3. Tending to censure; critical.
Including scholarly commentary and interpretation:
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  1. Including scholarly commentary and interpretation:
  2. Extremely important or essential:
  3. (Physics) Capable of sustaining a nuclear chain reaction:
Disposed to find fault; critical.
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  1. Disposed to find fault; critical.
Too critical; too severe in judgment; hard to please
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  1. Too critical; too severe in judgment; hard to please
  2. Excessively critical; captious.
Inclined to judge too severely; hypercritical.
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  1. Inclined to judge too severely; hypercritical.
  2. Excessively critical.
Find another word for captious. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for captious, like: faultfinding, carping, caviling, wily, subtle, sophistical, critical, sarcastic, severe, confusing and sly.