niggling


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Synonyms for niggling

(informal) small and of little importance

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It was a frustrating and niggling game and to be fair the referee got most things right but the big decisions wrong.
Previous episodes of the show have identified serious conditions, as well as putting people's minds at rest over niggling health concerns.
Jones underwent an operation 11 days ago having struggled with niggling problems in the same shoulder that was rebuilt after the 2005 Lions tour.
And the Hearts medical staff are so concerned with the niggling nature of the injury that they are considering sending the former Hibee star to a specialist in Europe.
Ecomium, having been troubled by niggling problems through the summer, is now hopefully approaching a comeback," he said.
But I have a niggling caveat--as with all materials, surely, much depends on how the wood is actually used?
Hughes, however, was on the bench to protect a niggling groin injury.
Belle, a summer signing from Newport YMCA who has been in a rich vein of scoring form having been converted from centre half to striker, has a niggling groin injury.
All the way through there's been this niggling doubt, " Mr Russell told the Daily Mail.
Gazza's agents offered the former England International with Bryan Robson desperate to give the player any kind of football to get him fit after a series of niggling injuries.
THOSE last three defeats to England are niggling at Ireland - and Rob Kearney admits a "relentless" reaction is coming in south-west London this afternoon.
4 has been troubled by a niggling back problem on and off since the end of last year and has not made it past the quarter-finals at three clay-court events this season, losing to Tomas Berdych, Milos Raonic and Richard Gasquet.
Mills had a scan on a niggling injury behind his left knee on Monday and declared himself fit before practice, but managed to bowl only two overs.
King, 27, made his first appearance of the season in the Boxing Day win over Fulham following knee surgery in the summer and a niggling recent thigh problem.
MICHAEL RIMMER has hung up his spikes for the season after deciding to rest a niggling injury.