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Synonyms for niggle
ˈnɪg əlnig·gle

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  1. fuss, niggle, fretverb

    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, brabbleverb

    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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