verb (used without object), cav·iled, cav·il·ing or (especially British) cav·illed, cav·il·ling.
verb (used with object), cav·iled, cav·il·ing or (especially British) cav·illed, cav·il·ling.
Origin of cavil
Examples from the Web for caviller
So caviller like I submitted to pow'r, And was coddled in troth for the third of an hour.A Season at Harrogate|Barbara Hofland
Will the caviller prove that the sun and moon would be greater blessings if their light wore more intense, or more abundant?
I neither fear the critic or the caviller upon the ground-work of my address.An Address to Men of Science|Richard Carlile
I have proof enough to carry conviction to any honest breast—to satisfy any caviller—except a court of justice.Hidden Hand|Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
Surely none but a caviller will find any want of harmony between these different modes of expression.The Theology of Holiness|Dougan Clark