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{adj: caviling, carping, nitpicking, pettifogging, quibbling} quibbling over insignificant details
"caviling pettifoggers and quiggling pleaders"-Edmund Burke
"her nagging and carping attack"
"thought her editor unnecessarily nitpicking"
"a pettifogging lawyer's mind"
"had no patience with quibbling critics"



{adj: dominated, henpecked} harassed by persistent nagging

{adj: shrewish, nagging} continually complaining or faultfinding
"a shrewish wife"
"nagging parents"

{adv: interminably, endlessly} all the time; seemingly without stopping
"a theological student with whom I argued interminably"
"her nagging went on endlessly"

{n: kvetch} (Yiddish) a nagging complaint

{n: shrew, termagant} a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman

{n: shrewishness} a nature given to nagging or scolding

{v: nag} remind or urge constantly
"she nagged to take a vacation"

{v: nag} worry persistently
"nagging concerns and doubts"


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