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Word: quibble

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


More Vocab Words

::: institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
::: stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
::: pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
::: forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
::: orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
::: parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
::: scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
::: mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer