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most pettifogging

See definition of most pettifogging on Dictionary.com
  • as inpetty
  • as inpiddling
  • as ininconsiderable
  • as infault-finding

synonyms for most pettifogging

  • frivolous
  • lesser
  • minor
  • narrow-minded
  • base
  • inessential
  • inferior
  • junior
  • light
  • little
  • lower
  • peanut
  • scratch
  • secondary
  • shallow
  • shoestring
  • slight
  • small
  • subordinate
  • trifling
  • casual
  • cheap
  • contemptible
  • inconsequent
  • inconsiderable
  • irrelevant
  • measly
  • negligible
  • nickel-and-dime
  • niggling
  • paltry
  • penny-ante
  • pettifogging
  • picayune
  • piddling
  • shabby
  • small-minded
  • two-bit
  • unimportant

antonyms for most pettifogging

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  • greater
  • major
  • big
  • enormous
  • first-class
  • first-rate
  • great
  • huge
  • immense
  • important
  • large
  • significant
  • superior
  • consequential
  • necessary
  • prominent
  • useful
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      How to use most pettifogging in a sentence

      He had been down into the bottom-most pit of hell, and the sights that he had seen there had withered him up.
      LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
      He is only a pettifogging country Squire, whose views on the Land Question are ob-solete in tot-to.
      MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
      Dare not say it is, or I will, upon the spot, divorce your pettifogging soul from your carrion carcass!
      THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
      By conforming to the Laws of this Universe; instead of trying by pettifogging to evade and profitably contradict them.
      HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. III. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
      The top-most bud waits only through the twelve hours of a single day to open.
      THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
      Her father had no son living, therefore she was an only child, and the most-sought-after of any maiden in that band.
      RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
      The noblest and most-varied scenery in the north-west Himalaya is in the catchment area of the Jhelam.
      THE PANJAB, NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, AND KASHMIRSIR JAMES MCCRONE DOUIE
      The birds were filling the top-most branches, a gathering of the clans, evidently, for the day's start.
      ROOF AND MEADOWDALLAS LORE SHARP
      It is the southwestern or left-most point of Rutowski's line; impregnable with its cannon-batteries and grenadiers.
      HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XV. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
      On very tip-most top the lovely big surprise from foreign country.
      MR. BAMBOO AND THE HONORABLE LITTLE GODFANNIE C. MACAULAY
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