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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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But Twenty20 chugged past those quibblers many sixes ago, and the hot tip is that tournament supremo Lalit Modi has ambitions to take his baby to the United States - the last bastion of unconquered television rights for cricket, a potential goldmine.
Quibblers will be sure to point out the car alarm problem has gotten considerably better in recent years, though New York auds will have to recalibrate their learned survival immunities after "Noise" resensitizes them to the sounds around them.
And seeing that the Police Commission is made up of Villaraigosa appointees, Bratton's extension would seem to be a done deal -- except for the quibblers on the City Council who like to take credit for other people's good works.
that makes objectors, quibblers by definition (that is, those who have come to believe their own talk) is to sidestep proving or demonstrating the core argument.
Best Mate has ruled the roost for more than three years, a fact that not all the quibblers in the world can take away from him - or us.
Bill quibblers were second at 17 per cent with arguers two points behind.
While quibblers without doubt will find passages to carp on, I found the information accurate and clearly presented.
A single volume cannot encompass all of wheat science, however, and the strengths of this book greatly outweigh any deficiencies that quibblers might perceive.