Quibble

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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.