caviller


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Noun1.caviller - a disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty objections
malcontent - a person who is discontented or disgusted
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For my temptation to think it a right, I refer every caviller to a brick house, sashed windows below, and casements above, in Highbury.
Jane, I don't like cavillers or questioners; besides, there is something truly forbidding in a child taking up her elders in that manner.
To meet the objections of some inveterate cavillers, I may as well state, that if I dined out occasionally, as I always had done, and I trust shall have opportunities to do again, it was frequently to the detriment of my domestic arrangements.