Synonyms to nit picking

adverse criticism, animadversion, aspersion, bad notices, bad press, bickering, boggling, captiousness, carping, cavil, caviling, censoriousness, chicane, chicanery, criticism, dodging, equivocation, evasion, exception, faultfinding, fencing, flak, hairsplitting, hedging, hit, home thrust, hostile criticism, hypercriticalness, hypercriticism, imputation, knock, logic-chopping, nagging, niggle, niggling, nit, obloquy, overcriticalness, paltering, parrying, pestering, pettifoggery, pettifogging, prevarication, priggishness, pussyfooting, quibble, quibbling, rap, reflection, reproachfulness, shifting, shuffling, sidestepping, slam, stricture, subterfuge, swipe, taking exception, tergiversation, trichoschistism