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.
Our love of tweed and port seemed too thin in itself, but, I believe, was a clue towards a SOON, DOUBT, MISANTHROPES CLUB GATHERING ROUND PUB TELLY WATCH CELEBRITY', ,,,, THAT PEERLESS SHOWCASE ALL FAILINGS personal world view that has its origins in an antipathy for the conventions and mores of recent times that is seen as perverse by some (if not many) and has led to accusations of being a certain type of individual; a carper, caviller, egoist, pessimist, flouter, misogamist, mocker.
It was then that he thought his old Crane Caviller boiler, that has been in his home since he and his wife moved in 28 years ago, may stand a chance.