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captious

adjective uk   us   /ˈkæp.ʃəs/ formal
often expressing criticisms about matters that are not important
Translations of “captious”
in Chinese (Traditional) 吹毛求疵的,挑剔的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吹毛求疵的,挑剔的…
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