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What is another word for niggle?

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Verb
To complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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“The way they niggle me about it, you'd think hacking it on one's own in a flat in Lincoln Street was like being some frightful old maid with a bead necklace and dingle-dangle earrings doing the Chelsea Bohemian bit in the Twenties.”
Verb
To cause slight but persistent annoyance, discomfort, or anxiety to
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“That one thing he said would niggle me for the whole twelve days to come.”
Noun
A trivial criticism, discomfort, or annoyance
“Hannah couldn't really remember what started the row but it was most likely the usual niggle about not being able to get a decision out of Walt on something.”
Noun
Something (typically trivial) that causes concern or worry
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“What worried me, and it was a constant niggle which I had to crush with resolution, was the outrageousness of our expenditure.”
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An objection or protest
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A very small or minute amount of something
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Noun
An unpleasant sensation caused by physical illness or injury
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Concern or anxiety about a particular matter
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Lack of consensus, agreement or approval
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