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  1. cavil

    • IPA[ˈkavəl]

    英式

    • v.
      make petty or unnecessary objections
    • n.
      a petty or unnecessary objection.
    • verb: cavil, 3rd person present: cavils, gerund or present participle: cavilling, past tense: cavilled, past participle: cavilled

    • noun: cavil, plural noun: cavils

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. make petty or unnecessary objections they cavilled at the cost

    名詞

    • 1. a petty or unnecessary objection.
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    • IPA[ˈkav(ə)l]

    美式

    • v.
      make petty or unnecessary objections: they caviled at the cost
    • n.
      an objection seen as petty or unnecessary.

    Oxford American Dictionary