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Adjective
Niggling about details
Adjective
Showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
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Dissatisfied and complaining or rebellious
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Noun
Fussy or pedantic fault-finding
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An act of stating or expressing one's grievances or dissatisfaction
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Thoroughness
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An unwillingness to settle for anything less than the best
Verb
Present participle for to correct minutiae or find fault in unimportant details
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“People can nitpick, but we were going for something a bit more shapeless and ethereal than the usual biopic.”
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Present participle for to show, feel, or cause to feel, concern or worry
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Present participle for to quibble over trivial matters
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Present participle for to criticize or point out the mistakes or weaknesses in
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Present participle for to analyze in great detail
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Present participle for to manage, direct, or control a person, group, or system to an unnecessary level of detail or precision
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