The obscure word of the week is captious

This week’s obscure English word is captious. It’s an adjective, and it means to find petty objections to something, or to nit-pick. It’s from Middle English, and it’s yet another word English stole from French – ‘caprieux’. Your challenge: write a sentence or two in the comments, perhaps without the alliteration, using this word. Copyright … More The obscure word of the week is captious