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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

While it does take a few jujitsu-like maneuvers to fold the rear seats completely flat, this is a minor quibble.
Because of a quibble on his part this loathsome thing would ruin his future, dash his hopes to the ground, blacken his life.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
He saw that the reason which he had given for disbelief was untenable, and he was too straightforward to quibble about it.
He had hoped for a vigorous denial on Thorpe's part, but this halfway confession seemed to him a mere quibble.
THE COME BACKCAROLYN WELLS
That's a mere quibble, Miss Bridgeman: the association is just the same, and she ought to feel it.
MOUNT ROYAL, VOLUME 3 OF 3MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON
Professor Holcomb was a man of terse, heavy thinking; he spoke what he thought and he did not quibble.
THE BLIND SPOTAUSTIN HALL
But yet,” said the Queen, perceiving the quibble, “they resisted not with the sword.
This is no legal quibble, but a question of actual conditions.
In the first place, the quibble in question had never been raised.
Dr. Johnson observes on this scene, that all Katherine's distresses could not save her from a quibble on the word cardinal.

WORDS RELATED TO QUIBBLE

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WORD OF THE DAY

obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION