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[cap-shuss] –adjective-

faultfinding; critical of trivial flaws; designed to entrap entry for Captious

Thorin N. Tatge & NerdFury are so captious as to criticize anything one posts ;-)

Online Etymology Dictionary entry for Captious
c.1408, from M.Fr. captieux, from L. captiosus, from captio "a deceiving, fallacious argument," lit. "a taking (in)," from capere "to take, catch" (see capable).

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