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Something more about ‘Captious’

‘Cautious Captain’, this is the perfect Caption for the word Captious.
A captious person is one who constantly finds faults with others, who does not allow others to operate and creates problems for others. If a ship has such a captain, just imagine what a disaster it would be for the crew members. One can neither jump in the sea nor remain on the ship.

Meanings of Captious:

1. Having a disposition to find trivial faults
2. Intended to entrap in an argument.

Pronunciation: kap-shuh s

Sentence Examples for Captious:

1. His father was strict and captious throughout his childhood.
2. People tend to avoid and ignore captious personalities.




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