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quibble

verb

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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

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2 to express different opinions about something often angrily
  • don't quibble over who gets to sit in front

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quibble

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of quibble (Entry 2 of 2)

as in niggle, objection

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“Quibble.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quibble. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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