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Word: quibble

Definition: minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil


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::: timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
::: anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
::: vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
::: arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
::: dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
::: nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
::: nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
::: marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
::: allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose