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He had transferred himself to the buggy with a grumble of disgust, and begged her to come for him early in the morning.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
In any case my conscience will be clear, and I shall no longer have any right to grumble at my lot.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
"No wonder things git pindlin' under this old locust-tree," Sophy heard him grumble.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
Gradually the relaxing steam-radiators began to grunt and grumble into a chill quietude.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
By the marauders it was looked upon as a grand frolic, and owners of missing mats and deluged yards might grumble as they pleased.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
Yet, if my Guardian Angel were to ask me, What in the world have you to grumble about?
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
For less than half a minute that straining grumble continued.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
She called to him imperiously, and with a muttered grumble he resumed his pumping.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
Markham was too happy not to grant and grumble more than ever.
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Who that has heard it calling to him above the grumble of great guns can forget the wild intoxication of its music?
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GRUMBLE

  • bellyache
  • blow off
  • carp
  • crab
  • fuss
  • groan
  • grouch
  • grouse
  • grumble
  • kvetch
  • moan
  • murmur
  • mutter
  • nag
  • squawk
  • take on
  • whine
  • yammer
  • yawp
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