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niggle

nig·gle

niggle

pronunciation:
nI gl
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: niggled, niggles, niggling
definition 1: to give too much attention to petty details and trivialities.
synonyms:
carp, cavil, fuss, nag
similar words:
complain, criticize, dally, fiddle, gripe, nitpick, whine
definition 2: to indulge in petty criticism; carp.
similar words:
nag
derivation: niggler (n.)