Cavil: An overreaching, quibbling or unfair objection; to engage in sophistry.
Decision No. 2356/08, 2009 ONWSIAT 1794 (CanLII)
“To cavil over the timeframe of the actual diagnosis is likely exacerbating a mental and physical condition deleteriously… ” – Worker represented by a paralegal.
Hill v. Air Canada, 2003 CHRT 4 (CanLII)
“[The} position treats the distinction in London Omnibus as a cavil: evidence is evidence, and in most cases at least, it is artificial and even disingenuous to pretend that it does not have probative effect.”