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Quibble

quibble

1. To evade the point in question by artifice, play upon words, caviling, or by raising any insignificant or impertinent question or point; to trifle in argument or discourse; to equivocate.

2. To pun; to practice punning.

Synonym: To cavil, shuffle, equivocate, trifle.

Origin: Quibbled; Quibbling.


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Do not quibble away. Just answer it. You've avoided answering how having a receptor for salt equals having a perception of saltiness. We can not only detect salt when it reaches some level in the food, but we can also roughly ...

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by Crucible
Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:00 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why are flowers "beautiful"?
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Why are flowers "beautiful"?

Do not quibble away. Just answer it.

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by JackBean
Sat Nov 05, 2011 2:30 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why are flowers "beautiful"?
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