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But he was quite right in carping at her, for fortune, like other fickle jades, is more likely to be true if steadily abused.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
And to the author of the play it seems as though every person in that audience is a carping critic!
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
His patience had been worn threadbare by much carping and criticism, and he answered her letter in that given below.
THE LETTERS OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON TO MISS J. 1834-1851DUKE OF WELLINGTON
"You don't know what is polite," cried Eva, greatly shocked at this carping spirit in the presence of a hard-worked host.
AMERICANS ALLVARIOUS
I had learned to walk unruffled in the face of the most carping, suspicious and the fishiest of these batteries.
WISCONSIN IN STORY AND SONG;VARIOUS
The owner was not one to let a carping world settle for him the value of his treasure.
WHEAT AND HUCKLEBERRIESCHARLOTTE MARION (WHITE) VAILE
They meet all his suggestions with an excess of carping criticism.
THE KINGDOM OF THE YELLOW ROBEERNEST YOUNG
These are not simply the suspicions and conjectures of a carping and defiant criticism.
THE APOSTLESERNEST RENAN
He was sometimes commonplace, and sometimes carping and fretful.
THE CANADIAN PORTRAIT GALLERY VOLUME 3JOHN CHARLES DENT
Mary was truly fond of her friend, but she could not help looking at life sometimes from her mother's carping point of view.
BETTY LEICESTERSARAH ORNE JEWETT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CARPING

  • berating
  • captious
  • carping
  • caviling
  • censorious
  • niggling
  • querulous
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