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  • 181fretful — Synonyms and related words: Jeremianic, abrupt, agitated, antsy, antsy pantsy, anxious, bad tempered, breathless, bustling, captious, carping, catty, caviling, chafing, choleric, complaining, contrary, crabby, cranky, critical, cross, curt,… …

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  • 182frondeur — Synonyms and related words: agitator, anarch, anarchist, belittler, bellyacher, brawler, captious critic, carper, caviler, censor, censurer, common scold, complainant, complainer, crab, crank, critic, criticizer, croaker, extremist, faultfinder,… …

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  • 183hairsplitting — Synonyms and related words: adverse criticism, animadversion, aspersion, bad notices, bad press, bickering, boggling, captious, captiousness, carping, cavil, caviling, censoriousness, chicane, chicanery, choplogic, contradistinction, critical,… …

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  • 184hedging — Synonyms and related words: allowance, bickering, boggling, calculation, canniness, captious, captiousness, care, careful consideration, carefulness, caution, cautiousness, caviling, cession, chicane, chicanery, choplogic, circumscription,… …

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  • 185hypercritical — Synonyms and related words: captious, carping, caviling, censorious, critic, critical, cynical, faultfinding, hairsplitting, hypersensitive, morbidly sensitive, nagging, niggling, overconscientious, overcritical, overfastidious, overmeticulous,… …

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  • 186logic chopping — Synonyms and related words: bickering, boggling, captious, captiousness, caviling, chicane, chicanery, choplogic, dodging, equivocation, equivocatory, evasion, evasive, fencing, hairsplitting, hedging, nit picking, paltering, parrying,… …

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  • 187muckraker — Synonyms and related words: Thersites, annotator, backbiter, belittler, calumniator, captious critic, carper, caustic critic, caviler, censor, censurer, cognoscente, commentator, commenter, connoisseur, critic, criticaster, criticizer, critickin …

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  • 188nagging — Synonyms and related words: adverse criticism, animadversion, aspersion, bad notices, bad press, blandishment, buttonholing, cajolement, cajolery, cajoling, captious, captiousness, carping, catty, cavil, caviling, censoriousness, chronic, coaxing …

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  • 189niggling — Synonyms and related words: Mickey Mouse, adverse criticism, advertent, agog, alert, all ears, all eyes, animadversion, annoying, aspersion, assiduous, attentive, aware, bad notices, bad press, captious, captiousness, careful, carping, cavil,… …

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  • 190nitpicker — Synonyms and related words: belittler, captious critic, carper, caviler, censor, censurer, common scold, critic, criticizer, equivocator, faultfinder, frondeur, hairsplitter, hedger, momus, mystificator, mystifier, obscurantist, palterer,… …

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  • 191overcritical — Synonyms and related words: captious, carping, caviling, cavilling, censorious, critic, critical, cynical, demanding, difficult, exacting, fastidious, faultfinding, finicky, fussy, hair splitting, hairsplitting, harsh, hypercritical,… …

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  • 192peevish — Synonyms and related words: Jeremianic, acrimonious, bad tempered, beefing, bellyaching, bilious, bitching, cantankerous, captious, carping, catty, caviling, cavilling, churlish, complaining, complaintful, crabbed, crabbing, crabby, cranky,… …

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  • 193perfectionist — Synonyms and related words: Babbitt, Leibnizian, Leibnizian optimist, Middle American, Philistine, Pollyanna, anal character, aspirant, aspirer, bourgeois, bright, burgher, captious critic, censorious, cheerful, chiliast, chiliastic, choicy,… …

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  • 194perverse — Synonyms and related words: aberrant, abroad, adamant, adrift, adversary, adversative, adverse, adversive, alien, all abroad, all off, all wrong, amiss, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, antonymous, askew, astray, at cross purposes,… …

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  • 195pettifogger — Synonyms and related words: Philadelphia lawyer, ambulance chaser, belittler, bunco artist, bunco steerer, captious critic, cardsharp, cardsharper, carper, carpetbagger, caviler, censor, censurer, common scold, con artist, con man, confidence man …

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  • 196petty — Synonyms and related words: Mickey Mouse, abject, abominable, arrant, atrocious, authoritarian, base, beggarly, bickering, bigot, bigoted, borne, captious, casual, caviling, cheap, cheesy, choplogic, close, closed, constricted, contemptible,… …

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  • 197petulant — Synonyms and related words: Jeremianic, arbitrary, bad tempered, beefing, bellyaching, bilious, bitching, cantankerous, capricious, captious, catty, choleric, complaining, complaintful, crabbed, crabbing, crabby, cranky, croaking, cross,… …

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  • 198picayune — Synonyms and related words: a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, bagatelle, bauble, bean, bibelot, bickering, bit, brass farthing, button, captious, caviling, cent, choplogic, curio, cursory, depthless, detailed, equivocatory, evasive …

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  • 199precisian — Synonyms and related words: Babbitt, Middle American, Philistine, anal character, bluestocking, bourgeois, burgher, captious critic, compulsive character, conformer, conformist, conventionalist, elegant, euphemistic, euphuistic, exact, exquisite …

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  • 200prevaricator — Synonyms and related words: Ananias, Baron Munchausen, Father of Lies, Satan, Sir John Mandeville, captious critic, caviler, consummate liar, dirty liar, equivocator, fabricator, fabulist, false witness, falsifier, fibber, fibster, habitual liar …

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