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Synonyms for niggle
ˈnɪg əl

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  1. fuss, niggle, fret(verb)

    worry unnecessarily or excessively

    "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"

    Synonyms:
    squabble, fret, rankle, pettifog, gag, quibble, mother, chafe, erode, eat into, brabble, eat away, scratch, bicker, fuss, grate, gall, choke, overprotect, fray, rub

  2. quibble, niggle, pettifog, bicker, squabble, brabble(verb)

    argue over petty things

    "Let's not quibble over pennies"

    Synonyms:
    quibble, fuss, pettifog, fret, brabble, bicker, squabble

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How to use niggle in a sentence?

  1. Bond Muir:

    There was just a niggle wondering whether the critics had a point. And at the point Alice said to me 'thank you for making me feel like this again'. It wiped that away completely.


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