pettifogging

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Related to pettifoggingly: exasperated, impermissible

pettifogging

(ˈpɛtɪˌfɒɡɪŋ)
adj
1. petty: pettifogging details.
2. mean; quibbling: pettifogging lawyers.
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Rabulistik

pettifogging

[ˈpetɪfɒgɪŋ] ADJ [detail] → insignificante, nimio; [lawyer] → pedante; [suggestion] → hecho para entenebrecer el asunto

pettifogging

[ˈpɛtifɒgɪŋ] adjchicanier/ière

pettifogging

adj objectionskleinlich; detailsbelanglos; personpedantisch

pettifogging

[ˈpɛtɪˌfɒgɪŋ] adj (details) → insignificante; (objections) → cavilloso/a
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Tiepolo was lucky that his earlier patrons were not so pettifoggingly captious.