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captious
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All's Well That Ends Well
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  • I know I love in vain, strive against hope; Yet in this captious and intenible sieve I still pour in the waters of my love, And lack not to lose still: thus, Indian-like, Religious in mine error, I adore The sun, that looks upon his worshipper, But knows of him no more.

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  • The child is spoiled, captious, and insolent.
  • a captious and satirical nature

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