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From gulls to grouse to grackles, more than 10,000 bird species live on this planet.

For all our grousing about political dynasties, Americans clearly have a thing for them.

But until now there hasn't been an outright break, just a lot of behind-the-scenes grousing.

But of course it'll take about five days before people on the left are back to grousing about him again.

Now, the GOP is grousing that Obama has appointed former Sen. Alan Simpson—a Republican!

Mavis, sitting on one of the lockers, and listening to the general grousing going on around her, shook herself impatiently.

Growling and grousing and his eye all bloodshot from the drouth is in it and the hydrophobia dropping out of his jaws.

This 'ere bloke you're grousing at 'e's a friend of mine, and I'll pipe up for a friend when 'e's being reprimanded undeserving.

"Oh, some people find cause for grousing, no matter how good their luck is," Jim answered.

But soon they settled down to do their job, to take trouble over their work rather than make trouble by grousing over it.


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On this page you'll find 184 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grousing, such as: bellyaching, caviling, criticizing, disparaging, griping, and grumbling.

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