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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