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verb as in nag

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Grass carp are actually pretty territorial—I’ve stood for 45 minutes in a specific area because I was waiting for one particular fish that was really big.

A single, large carp can release hundreds of thousands of eggs at a time, she notes.

This includes some carp species that were introduced in the southern United States in the 1970s.

They fed eight mallard ducks thousands of fish eggs from two species of carp.

A single carp can release hundreds of thousands of eggs at a time, Vincze says.

Bringing in more revenue than most African governments is hardly reason to carp.

Made with roe from mullet, carp, cod, lobsters, or even crab, taramasalata—salty, creamy, bright, with little pops!

Instead, they gave Americans tax cuts, defense hikes, and middle class spending, leaving Democrats to carp about deficits.

I'm not enamored of a straight meat diet as a rule, but that evening I was in no mood to carp at anything half-way eatable.

He, for one, did not carp at Aunt Rachel's declaration that they were intended to spend time and eternity together.

A fountain tinkled and fat carp swam about in the fluted marble basin.

If it has humour, deplore its lack of thoughtfulness; if it is grave, carp at its lack of gaiety.

It would be idle to carp at any means when the end is so thoroughly good.


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On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to carp, such as: grumble, quibble, bother, cavil, censure, and complain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.