petty

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quarrel about petty points bicker , bickering , fuss , pettifoggery , spat , squabble , tiff
quarrel, petty bicker , squabble , wrangle
petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen bo's'n , bo'sun , boatswain , bos'n , bosun
instrument of punishment formerly used in China for petty criminals; consists of a heavy wooden collar enclosing the neck and arms cangue
someone who constantly criticizes in a petty way carper , niggler
persistent petty and unjustified criticism carping , faultfinding
petty criticism carping , nitpicking
disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty objections caviler , caviller , pettifogger , quibbler
clandestine military or paramilitary team who murder political dissidents or petty criminals (usually with the government's tacit approval) death squad
petty disparagement detraction , petty criticism
petty misdeed indiscretion , peccadillo
senior petty officer; responsible for discipline aboard ship master-at-arms
quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous pettiness , puniness , slightness , triviality
petty or insignificant prince who rules some unimportant principality princeling
fine point of etiquette or petty formality punctilio
petty criminal punk
naval petty officer with navigation duties quartermaster
objection, irrelevant or petty quibble
argue with petty objections quibble
criticism, petty quibble
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