Now the objector to all of this is charged with being captious , with seeking to impose restraints on activities which lie at the heart of democratic processes.
If it is not wide-ranging and erratic, captious and unpredictable, it is not taste but snobbery.
With program rivalries, people are said to be more captious and aware of the shows they are watching.
A critic, and not necessarily a captious one, might argue that this title is in that no-man's-land in which paradox verges on contradiction.
Probably those who engage in such histrionics and captious sophistry, do so because of some driven obsession with the desire to be eternally ‘original’.
The McIlhennys bump along the well-trodden tourist path, she captious , he grouchy.
The book exhibits some of the more unpleasant characteristics of the forensic approach: captious logic-chopping and a tone of arrogant pomposity.
I do not want to sound captious , but what was happening is essentially my question.
The story is autobiographical, and the tyrannical, captious , arbitrary, and selfish landowner is the author's mother, Varvara Petrovna Turgeneva.
It must be said it is difficult for any club to have one of these in the captious world of football.