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fidget

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tinker

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fraud

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violin

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Synonyms for fiddle

to move one's fingers or hands in a nervous or aimless fashion

to handle something idly, ignorantly, or destructively

fiddle away: to pass (time) without working or in avoiding work

Synonyms for fiddle

bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family

avoid (one's assigned duties)

commit fraud and steal from one's employer

play the violin or fiddle

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play on a violin

manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination

play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly

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try to fix or mend

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In my opinion, with less than four weeks to go until the ban comes into force, Mr Paice is fiddling while Rome burns.
While back-end processes struggle, investing in search marketing is merely fiddling while Rome burns.
Because read together those stories conjure up a picture of a bunch of Neros fiddling while Rome burns.
However, if they are not bold enough they might be seen as fiddling while Rome burns," she said.
Nor could he ever be charged with the sporting equivalent of fiddling while Rome burns.
The whole industry stinks and if the Football League thinks that pushing a club towards relegation does anything to repair an already tattered reputation they are fiddling while Rome burns around them.