"quibble" in the noun sense
1. quibble, quiddity, cavil
an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
"quibble" in the verb sense
evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
2. quibble, niggle, pettifog, bicker, squabble, brabble
argue over petty things
"Let's not quibble over pennies"
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