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Niggle   Listen
Niggle  v. t.  (past & past part. niggled; pres. part. niggling)  To trifle with; to deceive; to mock. (Obs.)

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"Niggle" Quotes from Famous Books

... these organizations. That's why the Suffragists have never done anything all these years. What's the point of drawing-room meetings and bazaars? You want to have ideas, Mary; get hold of something big; never mind making mistakes, but don't niggle. Why don't you throw it all up for a year, and travel?—see something of the world. Don't be content to live with half a dozen people in a backwater all your life. But ...
— Night and Day • Virginia Woolf

Words linked to "Niggle" :   dither, squabble, scruple, fret, argue, contend, niggler, brabble, quibble, pettifog, flap, fence, pother, bicker

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