Pronunciation: (kwib'ul), [key]
—n., v., -bled, -bling.
1. an instance of the use of ambiguous, prevaricating, or irrelevant language or arguments to evade a point at issue.
2. the general use of such arguments.
3. petty or carping criticism; a minor objection.
1. to equivocate.
2. to carp; cavil.
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