Word of the Week

Cavil verb (used without object), cav·iled, cav·il·ing or (especially Britishcav·illed, cav·il·ling.

to raise irritating and trivial objections; find fault with unnecessarily (usually followed by ator about): He finds something to cavil at in everything I say.

verb (used with object), cav·iled, cav·il·ing or (especially Britishcav·illed, cav·il·ling. to oppose by inconsequential, frivolous, or sham objections: to cavil each item of a proposed agenda.