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Adjective
Placing undue emphasis on petty details
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“Their concern was brushed off as a pettifogging detail rather than an understandable concern.”
Adjective
Inclined to express negative or disapproving comments
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Noun
A slight objection or criticism about a trivial matter
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Excessive concern with minor details and rules
Verb
Present participle for to quibble over trivial matters
“They sacrifice their own integrity on behalf of the faith that is melting away beneath them even as they continue to pettifog and prevaricate in its defense.”
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Present participle for to criticise for petty or frivolous reasons
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Present participle for to disagree with or dispute
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Present participle for exchange or express diverging or opposite views, typically in a heated or angry way
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Present participle for to analyze or argue against a claim or piece of information
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Present participle for to physically make unclear or less visible
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