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What is another word for quibbling?

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Adjective
Inclined to find fault too readily
“The party was tense, with the quibbling guests constantly critiquing the decorations and menu.”
Adjective
Very fussy or scrupulous about little details
“The quibbling student meticulously analyzed every comma and period in his essay, ensuring that no detail went unnoticed.”
Adjective
Nitpicky or fault-finding attitude, excessively critical
“She had a quibbling nature, always finding faults in every little detail.”
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Very fussy or scrupulous about little details
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Unimportant or insignificant in nature
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(of a person) Making others work hard or meet high standards
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Noun
The state or quality of being specious
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Excessive concern with minor details and rules
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Artful maneuvering to avoid direct answers or commitment
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A specious argument designed to defend an action or feeling
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A fabricated story or statement, especially one intended to deceive
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Verb
Present participle for to argue about something, often angrily
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“Occasionally, they would quibble noisily over the impressionism in Reed's writing and in Robinson's sketching.”
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Present participle for to argue or raise objections about a trivial matter
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“The town residents' favorite pastime was to quibble about trivial things.”
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Present participle for to equivocate or be evasive
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“To be sure, the bearer may quibble when asked for identification.”
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Present participle for to dispute or bargain persistently, especially over the cost of something
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Present participle for to express one's opposition to or disagreement with something
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Present participle for to answer in a cheeky or rude manner
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Present participle for to make a play on words
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