Definition of Cavilers

1. Noun. (plural of caviler) ¹



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Definition of Cavilers

1. caviler [n] - See also: caviler

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cavilers

caviaries
caviarlike
caviars
cavicapture
cavicorn
cavicorns
cavie
cavier
caviers
cavies
cavil
cavilation
cavilations
caviled
caviler
cavilers (current term)
caviling
cavilingly
cavilings
cavillation
cavillations
cavilled
caviller
cavillers
cavilling
cavillings
cavils
cavin
caving
caving in

Literary usage of Cavilers

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1. Vision (1892)
"... down contention and false doctrine, and silencing cavilers? Where had the "house of God" been "set in order?7' These, and a host of other questions were ..."

2. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1840)
"... the influence of a majority which shuts the mouth of all cavilers, may long perpetuate the delusions of a people as well as those of a man. ..."

3. The Innocents Abroad; Or, The New Pilgrim's Progress: Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1884)
"Then we went down into a cavern which cavilers say was once a cistern. It is a chapel, now, however—the Chapel of St. Helena. ..."

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