captious  adjective | KAP-shuss
 
What It Means
 
Captious means “tending to find fault and raise objections” or “calculated to confuse, entrap, or entangle in argument.”
 // Surprisingly, the critic, who is known for being captious, found the movie to be a flawless gem.
 // Befuddled by the captious questions, the suspect broke down and confessed to the crime.