Caviler and Detractor


Caviler noun - A person given to harsh judgments and to finding faults.
Usage example: the chronic cavilers who are going to complain no matter what the mayor does
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Synonyms for Caviler

Detractor and caviler are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Detractor" instead a noun "Caviler".


Detractor noun - One who disparages or belittles the worth of something.
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Synonyms for Detractor

Caviler and detractor are semantically related. You can use "Caviler" instead a noun "Detractor".

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Detractor or Caviler. 2016. Accessed September 27, 2022.
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