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cavil at (one)

To complain to one about someone or something, especially in a way that one finds annoying. If you hate your job so much, quit caviling at me about it and look for a new one!
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cavil at someone

to find fault with someone; to complain about someone constantly. Will you never cease caviling at all of us? There is no need to cavil at me day and night!
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Obiechina) and "rangers" (Robert Hampson, Wilson Harris, Andre Viola, Peter Nazareth, Edward Said), the "poachers" seen as ideologically cantankerous cavilers about Conrad and Cary and the "rangers" as rescuers of these two "colonialist" writers from ideological denigration by the "poachers.
html) reported this week that if superstar LeBron James elects to sign with a team other than the Cleveland Cavilers, the city of Cleveland may suffer great economic loss.
When James left his Miami Heat team to sign with the Cavilers again in 2014, he was joining another team that analysts felt would go on to subsequently win a championship, which they did in 2016.
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Sunday night's Game 2 caused concern among NBA fans and Cavilers fans alike who were wishing for a competitive series, as it looks like a sweep in the making.