objections

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someone who tries to embarrass you with gibes and questions and objections badgerer , heckler
raise trivial objections carp , cavil
evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections cavil , quibble , quiddity
disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty objections caviler , caviller , pettifogger , quibbler
American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792) George Mason , Mason
English theologian whose objections to Roman Catholic doctrine anticipated the Protestant Reformation (1328-1384) John Wickliffe , John Wiclif , John Wyclif , John Wycliffe , Wickliffe , Wiclif , Wyclif , Wycliffe
anticipating and answering objections in advance prolepsis
argue with petty objections quibble
(law) the disqualification of a judge or jury by reason of prejudice or conflict of interest; a judge can be recused by objections of either party or judges can disqualify themselves recusal , recusation
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