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Definition of 'quibble'


  1. an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
       Synonyms: quiddity cavil


  1. evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
  2. argue over petty things; "Let's not quibble over pennies"
       Synonyms: niggle pettifog bicker squabble brabble

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