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Definition 1: tending to find and call attention to faults - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where captious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a captious pedant
  • an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor

Synonyms for captious in the sense of this definition

(captious is similar to ...) marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws

"a critical attitude"

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