English to Hebrew Meaning :: quibble

Quibble :
- לְהִתְפַּלְפֵּלquibbledפלפוליquibbling

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Noun(1) an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
Verb(1) evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections(2) argue over petty things

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(1) This is a quibble rather than a significant criticism.(2) My only quibble with this fine book is with the way in which it which it casually ascribes ultimate influence on the shaping of genres to the power of commerce and its supposedly attendant sensibilities.(3) My only quibble is that some comments - criticisms and praise - remain unchanged year to year.(4) However, this is a slight quibble in what is an otherwise fine book.(5) the only quibble about this book is the price(6) Sadly, one of the major parties has slight quibbles with the details of the agreement.(7) More quibblingly , I wish that they might have begun the passages from Calvin on any page other than 666; given their appreciation of the Reform tradition, however, this is almost certainly the fault of some Arminian typesetter.(8) Perhaps this amounts to quibbling with success, but nations with traditions of military victory, must nitpick if they hope to learn from the past.(9) But really, those are minor quibbles compared to the book's overwhelming strengths.(10) In spite of these quibbles , Lancaster's book should prove a valuable resource to ministers and serious laity who are willing to grapple with issues of biblical authority.(11) So, I merely propose that this section should be ruthlessly honest, scholarly, less nervous and quibblingly defensive from a modern perspective, and incorporate more of the previously supplied and unreasonably edited out information.(12) The two judicial bodies are also quibbling over the higher committee that will be in charge of supervising the first multi - candidate presidential elections in Egypt's history.(13) Other than the political quibbles , London critics were mostly rapturous about this modern-dress revival.(14) I find little with which to quarrel and only a bit over which to quibble - and the quibbles supplement the book's argument more than challenge it.(15) Look, we're not quibbling or splitting hairs about this agreement.(16) He said: ÔÇÿWe are not quibbling at the actual amount of increase or at the basic philosophy of a national minimum wage.ÔÇÖ
Related Words
1. criticism ::
2. objection ::
3. complaint ::
4. protest ::
5. argument ::
6. exception ::
יוצא מן הכלל
7. grumble ::
8. grouse ::
9. cavil ::
10. beef ::
בשר בקר
11. gripe ::
12. moan ::
13. object to ::
להתנגד ל
14. find fault with ::
למצוא פגם
15. complain about ::
להתלונן על
16. cavil at ::
לרדות בבית
17. split hairs about ::
לְהִתְפַּלְפֵּל על
18. criticize ::
19. query ::
20. fault ::
21. pick holes in ::
לְחַפֵּשׂ מוּמִים
22. nitpick ::
23. pettifog ::
Different Forms
quibble, quibbled, quibbles, quibbling
Word Example from TV Shows

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Oh, lamb chop,
we can quibble what to call it...

Oh, lamb chop, we can QUIBBLE what to call it...

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 3

But we don\'t need to quibble
over terminology.

But we don't need to QUIBBLE over terminology.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 3

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