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quibbling

[kwib-ling] /ˈkwɪb lɪŋ/
adjective
1.
characterized by or consisting of quibbles; carping; niggling:
quibbling debates.
noun
2.
the act of a person who quibbles.
3.
an instance of quibbling:
a relationship marked by frequent quibblings.
Origin of quibbling
1650-1660
1650-60; quibble + -ing2, -ing1
Related forms
quibblingly, adverb
unquibbling, adjective
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