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cavil
used in Henry IV, Part 1

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Definition
an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections; or to raise trivial objections
  • I do not care: I'll give thrice so much land To any well-deserving friend; But in the way of bargain, mark ye me, I'll cavil on the ninth part of a hair.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — Bangor. A Room in the Archdeacon's House (51% in)

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