Synonyms of cavil in English:


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1‘they cavilled at the cost’

complain, carp, grumble, moan, grouse, grouch, whine, bleat, find fault with, quibble about, niggle about
criticize, censure, denounce, condemn, decry
Northern English mither, twine
informal gripe, beef, bellyache, bitch, nitpick, pick holes in, split hairs, sound off, kick up a fuss, knock
British informal whinge, chunter, create
North American informal kvetch about