Part of speech:
To quibble is defined as to use petty, trivial expressions or arguments when discussing an issue.
Carp is defined as to find fault or nag unreasonably.
The essential quality of a thing
To find fault with:
Censure is defined as to criticize or judge in a harsh manner.
To find fault; declare annoyance
To represent or speak of as unimportant or contemptible:
To engage in a bad-tempered quarrel, often in a petty manner over something trivial; squabble.
To argue in an attempt to come to terms.
To be concerned with or find fault with insignificant details.
To resort to tricks or subterfuges; use chicanery.
Find another word for cavil. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cavil, like: quibble, carp, quiddity, find-fault, criticize, censure, complain, belittle, bicker, criticism (speciousor frivolous) and criticize.--n. objection.