niggle


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to raise unnecessary or trivial objections

Synonyms for niggle

worry unnecessarily or excessively

argue over petty things

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It may be similar to what started the other night against Sheffield United in terms of personnel, although we have a few niggles and people shouldn't read too much into them, because I'm expecting everyone to be fine come Monday morning.
Judd, the 18-year-old who has made her breakthrough on the senior stage this summer, has a small niggle in her calf, while Osagie is still recovering from a hamstring problem.
At the beginning of "Leaf by Niggle," Niggle is described as "the sort of painter who can paint leaves better than trees," but there is one picture of a tree that he simply cannot let go of:
The discussion of allegory and applicability, then, informs my discussion of the images and themes in "Leaf by Niggle.
Stuart Broad also received treatment during the session, mainly in the form of manipulation of his back and side, but both are said to be minor niggles at this stage, the report further said.
Before the game at West Ham I had a fitness-test because in the previous game a couple of days before I had a niggle in my hamstring but played the full 90 minutes," he said.
I've had a niggle in my elbow and was not 100% so I did not race.
There's always a bit of niggle in Test cricket, you expect there to be a battle, but there's something about England and Australia that sparks something a bit more.
That deal was extended for a further 28 days and Robinson was preferred to Hurst - who had a groin niggle - at right-back for Blues' trip to Millwall, and then at Leeds United last weekend.
TOLKIEN'S ESSAY "ON FAIRY-STORIES," with its presentation of the essential features of the fantasy genre, and his story "Leaf by Niggle," which I intend to show is a re-telling of the story of the late fifteenth century play Everyman, were both first separately published, Tolkien explains in his "Introductory Note" to their re-publication together in Tree and Leaf.
But after an impressive January featuring a number of world-class performances Ennis was hit by a niggle in her right foot.
WISE THOUGHT is expected to trial atWimbledon next Saturday after connections elected to pull him out of an engagement in tomorrow's Blue Square Derby 1st Trial Stakes after finding "a niggle in a hind leg", writes Richard Birch.
I played in the games out in Holland despite the niggle and the injection is the reason why I've missed the last few games since we've come home.