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quibble

synonym (synonym of quibble)

  • (noun.communication)
    an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections (noun.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    argue over petty things (verb.communication)
     

hypernym (quibble IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections (noun.communication)
    a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth (noun.communication)
     
  • argue over petty things (verb.communication)
    have an argument about something (verb.communication)
     
  • evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections (verb.communication)
    avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from quibble)

  • an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections (noun.communication)
    raise trivial objections (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections (verb.communication)
     
  • argue over petty things (verb.communication)
    a quarrel about petty points (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who constantly criticizes in a petty way (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty objections (noun.person)
     
  • evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections (verb.communication)
    an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections (noun.communication)
     
synonym hypernym derivation cavil quiddity bicker brabble equivocation evasion argue circumvent dodge duck carp cavil bicker carper niggler caviler

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