Quibble and Squeal


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Quibble verb – To make often peevish criticisms or objections about matters that are minor, unimportant, or irrelevant.
Usage example: he spent the entire evening quibbling about the historical inaccuracies in the television series on World War II

Squeal and quibble are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Squeal" instead a verb "Quibble".
Nearby Words: quibbling, quibbled
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Squeal verb – To express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely.
Usage example: hoped that a DVD player in the backseat would keep the kids from squealing about long car rides

Quibble and squeal are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Quibble" instead a verb "Squeal".
Nearby Words: squeak, squealer, squealed, squeaky, squealing
Synonyms for Squeal
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