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quibble
'kwɪbəl
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. An evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections.
(动) As a verb
  1. Argue over petty things.
  2. Evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections.
Hyphenationquib•ble
Part of Speech(不及物的动) intransitive verb, (名) noun
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遁辞dùncíquibble
谬论miùlùnmisconception; fallacy
双关话shuāngguān huàquibble
诡辩guǐbiànspecious arguments; sophistry
说俏皮话shuō qiàopihuàpun
狡辩jiǎobiànto quibble
强辩qiǎngbiànto argue strenuously or with sophistry; to quibble
争长论短zhēng cháng lùn duǎnlit. to argue who is right and wrong (idiom); to quibble; a storm in a teacup
调嘴tiáozuǐto hold forth; to quibble
较量jiàoliàngto have a contest with somebody; to cross swords; to measure up against; to compete with; to haggle; to quibble
jiàocomparatively; (preposition comparing difference in degree); to contrast; to compare; rather; fairly; clearly (different); markedly; to haggle over; to quibble
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