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Word: quibble

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


More Vocab Words

::: orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
::: calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
::: kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
::: impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
::: regale - entertain
::: symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
::: contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
::: camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
::: specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
::: killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others