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noun as in complaint

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One player seemingly groused at his union on Thursday for not pushing back.

That’s bad news for local brokers and private agents, who grouse that the upstarts provide subpar services compared to them.

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“I spent $100 on tickets I can’t use,” the man groused as he tried to argue with one of the theater’s representatives, and then, with his companion, walked disconsolately away.

The bulk of the economic damage inflicted by cats cataloged in Leroy’s analysis comes from their impact on native biodiversity and resulting losses in spending on birdwatching and hunting birds like ducks, pheasants and grouse.

A graduate student at Western Colorado University is classifying photos to determine whether there’s a significant difference in the number of Gunnison sage grouse at the restored sites compared with adjacent untreated areas.

Louis Bacon, another big donor, owns land all over the world, including a grouse-hunting estate in Scotland.

One remaining letter thanks a friend for sending some grouse and a book, the former described as “splendid.”

Wood pigeon, pheasant, partridge, grouse, peacocks, hares, wild rabbits, and waterfowl are all dietary staples.

The pair will tour the Famous Grouse distillery and will meet young people at the Strathearn Community Campus in Crieff.

Many intellectuals grouse about the competitions as eye candy for the alienated.

The gallinaceous birds include the large blue grouse of the coast, replaced in the Rocky Mountains by the dusky grouse.

Inside of Woodcock's wing,—body orange coloured silk neatly ribbed,—hackle from a grouse for legs.

Finding that Regis Brugiere paid little attention to the grouse so carefully pointed, Jim resolved to hunt on his own account.

Make a stiff forcemeat from the breast of a fowl or pheasant, or the two breasts of partridge or grouse.

Cut some fillets of grouse into cutlet shapes, also some slices of fried bread; sprinkle the latter with grated Parmesan cheese.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grouse, such as: bellyache, grievance, gripe, grouch, grumble, and squealer.

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