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Definition of "quibbles" []

  • Plural form of quibble. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quibbles" in a sentence
  • "Anyway, word quibbles and Biblical exegesis aside, we are getting to the nub of the matter, aren't we?"
  • "His rivals try to catch him out on a few occasions; but he manages to show that their quibbles are the result of their own ignorance."
  • "Not being completely satisfied with his method of spontaneous ideas Freud sought shorter paths to the subconscious, and therefore undertook the study of the dream-life (dealing with forgetfulness, speaking to one's self, making mistakes, giving offense to one's self, and with superstition and absent-mindedness, and the study of word quibbles taken in their widest sense), to all of which we are indebted for the possession of his three important books: "Die Traumdeutung?""