GRE Word List

NIGGLE

spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling

The meaning of the word niggle is spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling.

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