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Synonyms of quibble

Noun


1. quibble, quiddity, cavil, evasion, equivocation

usage: an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections

Verb


1. quibble, hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep

usage: evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections

2. quibble, niggle, pettifog, bicker, squabble, brabble, argue, contend, debate, fence

usage: argue over petty things; "Let's not quibble over pennies"

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