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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -cavil-, *cavil*.
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
cavil    [VI] หาข้อผิดพลาดเล็กๆ น้อยๆ, See also: พยายามจับผิด, Syn. carp, quibble
cavil at    [PHRV] ตำหนิในเรื่อง, See also: ติ, ติเตียน, Syn. carp at
caviling    [ADJ] ที่หาข้อผิดพลาด, See also: ที่พยายามจับผิด

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
cavil(แคฟ'วิล) {cavilled,cavilling,cavils} v.,n. (การ) หาเรื่อง,จับผิด,ถากถาง., See also: cavil (l) er n.

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
cavil(vi) จับผิด,ถากถาง,หาเรื่อง,เสียดสี,เหน็บแนม

Thai-English-French: Volubilis Dictionary 1.0
ค่อนขอด[v.] (khønkhøt) EN: carp ; complain ; cavil ; criticize ; ridicule ; revile ; satirize   FR: se moquer ; dire du mal

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
cavil    (v) (k a1 v @ l)
cavils    (v) (k a1 v @ l z)
cavilled    (v) (k a1 v @ l d)
cavilling    (v) (k a1 v @ l i ng)

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
言葉尻を捉える;言葉尻をとらえる;言葉尻を捕らえる[ことばじりをとらえる, kotobajiriwotoraeru] (exp,v1) to cavil at a person's words; to use somebody's words to trip him up [Add to Longdo]
屁理屈[へりくつ, herikutsu] (n) sophism; quibble; hair-splitting; argument for argument's sake; cavil; frivolous objections [Add to Longdo]

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (5 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Kevel \Kev"el\, n. [Prov. E. kevil, cavel, rod, pole, a large
     hammer, horse's bit; cf. Icel. kefli cylinder, a stick,
     mangle, and Dan. kievle a roller.]
     1. (Naut.) A strong cleat to which large ropes are belayed.
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     2. A stone mason's hammer. [Written also {cavil}.]
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     {Kevel head} (Naut.), a projecting end of a timber, used as a
        kevel. Kevel

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Cavil \Cav"il\ (k[a^]v"[i^]l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Caviled} or
     {Cavilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Caviling} or {Cavilling}.] [L.
     cavillari to practice jesting, to censure, fr. cavilla
     bantering jests, sophistry: cf. OF. caviller.]
     To raise captious and frivolous objections; to find fault
     without good reason.
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           You do not well in obstinacy
           To cavil in the course of this contract. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Cavil \Cav"il\, v. t.
     To cavil at. [Obs.] --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Cavil \Cav"il\, n.
     A captious or frivolous objection.
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           All the cavils of prejudice and unbelief. --Shak.
     [1913 Webster] Caviler

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  cavil
      n 1: an evasion of the point of an argument by raising
           irrelevant distinctions or objections [syn: {quibble},
           {quiddity}, {cavil}]
      v 1: raise trivial objections [syn: {cavil}, {carp}, {chicane}]

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