Cavil in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Cavil

to gripe about something minor

Examples of Cavil in a sentence

Because my sister is so hard to please, she will cavil about the smallest of things. 🔊

It is nice to read a movie review in which the critic raves about the entire film and does not cavil about a trivial flaw in the plot. 🔊

Since my boss does not like me, he is always looking for a reason to cavil about my work. 🔊

My ungrateful daughter had the nerve to cavil about the amount of money spent on her Christmas presents. 🔊

Although John is flying on the airline for free, he still chooses to cavil about his seat location. 🔊

Why does Amy stay married to Steven when he takes every opportunity to cavil her minor imperfections? 🔊

Even when everything is perfect, the irritable old man will still cavil to his children. 🔊

My stingy husband will cavil about every purchase I make. 🔊

As always, Clark was never satisfied and managed to find something to cavil about during our meal at the restaurant. 🔊

On the plane, I sat next to a talkative old woman who tried to get me to listen to her cavil about the high cost of living. 🔊

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