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Example sentences for captious
It seems to meet the approval of the taxpayers as it stands, and may readily be changed to suit the views of the captious ones.
In trying to be more serious, the play only becomes more captious.
Through his pen, inanity became animate, and the captious craft of caricature was raised to character study.
But even if he succeeds, his credibility as the head of a captious party is likely to crumble.
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