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cavil
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Franny and Zooey
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  • I actually reached a point where I said to myself, right out loud, like a lunatic, If I hear just one more picky, cavilling, unconstructive word out of you, Franny Glass, you and I are finished—but finished.
  • It sounded to her cavilling and bitchy, and she felt a wave of self-hatred that, quite literally, made her forehead begin to perspire again.

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  • A frequent cavil with Joan is that it’s hard to keep up with her.

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