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squabble

  
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      vb   argue, bicker, brawl, clash, dispute, fall out     (informal)   fight, fight like cat and dog, go at it hammer and tongs, have words, quarrel, row, scrap     (informal)   spar, wrangle  
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      n   argument, bagarre, barney     (informal)   difference of opinion, disagreement, dispute, fight, row, scrap     (informal)   set-to     (informal)   spat, tiff  
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squabble

  
  ( squabbles    plural & 3rd person present)   ( squabbling    present participle)   ( squabbled    past tense & past participle  ) When people squabble, they quarrel about something that is not really important.      v-recip  
Mother is devoted to Dad although they squabble all the time...      pl-n V  
My four-year-old squabbles with his friends...      V with n  
  squabbling      n-uncount  
In recent months its government has been paralysed by political squabbling.     
      Squabble is also a noun., n-count  
There have been minor squabbles about phone bills.     

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square, squalid, squally, squalor

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