captious

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Having a disposition to find fault unreasonably or to raise petty objections

But Peter Petrovich did not accept this retort. On the contrary, he became all the more captious and irritable, as though he were just hitting his stride.

Intended to capture or entrap

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hypercritical
{a} apt to find fault, peevish, ensnaring
Fitted to harass, perplex, or insnare; insidious; troublesome
tending to find and call attention to faults; "a captious pedant"; "an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor
tending to find and call attention to faults; "a captious pedant"; "an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor"
{s} narrow-minded, fault-finding, picky
having a disposition to find, and point out minor faults; to judge too severely
Apt to catch at faults; disposed to find fault or to cavil; eager to object; difficult to please
intended to trap or confuse
captiousness
Captious behaviour
captiously
{a} in snaring manner, crossly
captiousness
{n} peevishness, ill-nature, crossness
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In a captious manner
captiously
in a narrow-minded manner
captiously
in a captious, carping manner; "he was captiously pedantic
captiousness
{i} narrow-mindedness, fussiness
captiousness
Captious disposition or manner
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The state of being captious
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