Quibble synonyms

kwĭb'əl

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Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
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To use equivocal language to deceive someone or avoid committing oneself to a position.
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To quibble over trivial matters; nitpick
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The essential quality of a thing
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Cavil means to disapprove for minor reasons.
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Seemingly well-reasoned, plausible or true, but actually fallacious.
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A change in direction:
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The act of dodging:
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The definition of a complaint is an expression of, or the cause of, pain, anger, discontent, regret or annoyance.
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(Figuratively, by extension) A process of finding or pointing out tiny details or errors, particularly if the pointed-out details seem insignificant or irrelevant to all but the finder.
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Alternative form of beat around the bush.
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(Idiomatic) To consider or argue about fine details; to worry about minutiae.
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Any thing that is to be avoided
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(--- Law) The formal registration of protest against the admission of a piece of evidence at trial, on the grounds of some legal defect.
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To find fault; declare annoyance
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To get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument.
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1784, William Cowper, "A Review of Schools", in Poems, 1859 ed., page 219:
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Naggingly critical or complaining.
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Exhibiting great immaturity and lack of judgment:
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A means of evading; a subterfuge.
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The property of being scrupulous.
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A plausible but fallacious argument.
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Sophistry is the deliberate use of a false argument with the intent to trick someone or a false or untrue argument.
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Evasion
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A deceptive stratagem or device:
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Subtlety is defined as having indirect or small distinctions.
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To argue is to state reasons or facts for or against a person or thought.
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To move or flow with a rippling or gurgling sound.
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To complain or find fault in a petty or disagreeable way:
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To argue about; debate:
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To cut (something) in a crude, unskillful manner; hack.
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To be concerned with or find fault with insignificant details.
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To quibble, especially in bargaining.
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To behave in an evasive or indecisive manner, usually in delay:
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To strike with a quick, slapping sound
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(Intransitive) To participate in a minor fight or argument.
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To waste (time or money, for example).
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To attempt to deal with or understand something; contend or struggle:
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Harmony of opinion; accord:
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(Geom.) The point where three or more lines or planes meet
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An expression granting permission; an indication of agreement with a proposal; an acknowledgement that a person, thing, or event meets requirements.
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(Intransitive) To consider or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance.
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To accept or support a policy or program:
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To combine in bringing something about; act together:
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To clamour; to contest noisily.
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of sophists.
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Pertaining to a sophist or sophistry.
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The use of clever but tricky talk or action to deceive, evade, etc., as in legal dealings
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Find another word for quibble. In this page you can discover 54 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for quibble, like: lie, equivocate, pettifog, quiddity, cavil, quibbling, specious, shift, dodge, complaint and nit-picking.