quibble (n.)

  1. an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections

    [ Syn: quiddity , cavil ]

    quibble (v.)

  1. evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections

  2. argue over petty things; Lets not quibble over pennies

    [ Syn: niggle , pettifog , bicker , squabble , brabble ]

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