quibble


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Synonyms for quibble

Synonyms for quibble

to raise unnecessary or trivial objections

Synonyms for quibble

an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections

evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections

argue over petty things

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The 'Yanks' would generously dole out their cigarettes and chocolate to our forces without the slightest quibble.
But it's my job to quibble, so let's strap Scouse Ray to the dissection table first - although, sadly, only metaphorically so.
Results will vary based on the product or service's selling cycle, but typically include more desirable clients, higher profits (since referrals tend not to quibble over price), and a steady stream of referrals.
Patti and I can quibble over the numbers, but the bottom line is this: the counsel for a public university is trying to defend a policy of "admission by exception" for students who take high-school classes taught from a Christian perspective.
Although one could quibble with a few of his decisions, ultimately this is an emotionally rich, visually stunning, uplifting production.
lt;/pre> <p>I find it hard to quibble with Huebler's method and purpose.
My only quibble is that I do not share his pessimism that effective vaccines will not be developed and distributed in the near future.
While I may have been critical of French custom, I had no quibble with French food.
There are a few points over which one might quibble.
Apparently, they thought you could invade and occupy a foreign country and still quibble over the niceties, carrying along caveats with your ammo.
My only quibble is with the quality of the pictures and the art--too many mediocre photos and too much Dore for my taste, when the David narratives have been painted by the best of Western artists.
It is possible to quibble over a few of her treatments: I would have liked her to say more about the relationship between pedophilia and the medieval/early modern representation of homoeroticism in Chardelly's attraction to Lyonard, for instance.
If there is one critical quibble, it's that O'Connor's unmistakable tone and cadence lack the preternatural fluidity of Grappelli's--but at best, it's a minor quibble.
One quibble about what to me is a curiosity: In one sculpture from 2002-2003, a relatively thick, blondish wooden beam is supported by a very thin, grayish metal crutch.
Some of this money is being used for things like tracking down deadbeat dads and making them pay child support--a laudable goal few would quibble with.