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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pettifog
 (vi.)做訟棍,講歪理,挑剔

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pet·ti·fog v. i. [imp. & p. p. Pettifogged p. pr. & vb. n. Pettifogging ]
 1. To do a petty business as a lawyer; also, to do law business in a petty or tricky way. “He takes no money, but pettifogs gratis.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pet·ti·fog, v. t. To advocate like a pettifogger; to argue trickily; as, to pettifog a claim. [Colloq.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 pettifog
      v : argue over petty things; "Let's not quibble over pennies"
          [syn: quibble, niggle, bicker, squabble, brabble]
      [also: pettifogging, pettifogged]