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quibble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of quibble

  1. 1 to make often peevish criticisms or objections about matters that are minor, unimportant, or irrelevant he spent the entire evening quibbling about the historical inaccuracies in the television series on World War II Synonyms of quibble carp, cavil, fuss, niggle, nitpick Words Related to quibble criticize, fault; beef, bellyache, bitch, complain, crab, croak, gripe, grouse, growl, grumble, kick, kvetch, moan, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowl; murmur, mutter Phrases split hairs Near Antonyms of quibble applaud, commend, compliment, praise, recommend; approve, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), support

  2. 2 to express different opinions about something often angrily don't quibble over who gets to sit in front Synonyms of quibble altercate, argufy, bicker, brabble, brawl, controvert, dispute, fall out, fight, hassle, jar, quarrel, argue, row, scrap, spat, squabble, tiff, wrangleWords Related to quibble challenge, dare, defy; clash, contend, contest, tangle; cavil, fuss, nitpick; consider, debate, discuss; kick, object, protestNear Antonyms of quibble coexist, get along; accept, agree, assent, concur, consent

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