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Main Entry: 1quib·ble
Pronunciation: primarystresskwib-schwal
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): quib·bled; quib·bling /-(schwa-)lieng/
1 : to talk about unimportant things rather than the real point <stop quibbling about words and tell what happened>
2 : to find fault or argue over unimportant points <people ignored the main point of the speech and quibbled about its length>
- quib·bler /-(schwa-)lschwar/ noun

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