fuss, tizzy, squabble, hassle, ado, stir, pother, gaiter, dither, bustle, dishonesty, deceit, tiff, lie, bickering, flap, hustle, flurry, trouble, fraud, deception, bother, bicker, spat.
" What pettifoggery
are you raking up now?
What a pity he should be tied down to paltry pettifoggery!"
It was with pettifoggery
and intrigues that Greek liberty ended.