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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Puppet State Theatre Company presents the world premiere of JRR Tolkien's Leaf by Niggle will be at The Studio, 22 Potterrow April 14-16.
Niggle lost interest in his other pictures; or else he took them and tacked them on to the edges of his great picture.
The discussion of allegory and applicability, then, informs my discussion of the images and themes in "Leaf by Niggle.
He felt a bit of a niggle and didn't know whether it was some old injury playing up.
Niggle, a funny little chap, is struggling to complete his painting of a tree.
But James has worked ever so hard and once he gets over the one or two niggles he has he will be fine - and a fit James Vaughan is massive to add to our armoury and changes the way we can go about our business.
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.
He said: "James has a problem and although it's just a bit of a niggle, I didn't want to take any risk with him on the astro and it will probably be similar thinking this week.
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.
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.
He broke down at Hove [on Coral Regency final night in April] and, when he recovered from that, has just had niggle after niggle," said Harris yesterday.
Macey broke down in tears at a press conference in Gothenburg yesterday, revealing he had picked up a groin niggle which might ruin his chances of adding another major medal to the Commonwealth gold he won in March.
I've now covered 17,000 miles in six months and feel duty-bound to tell you that I've hadn't a single glitch, niggle, clonk or clatter.