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  • verbcomplain
  • verbmurmur, rumble

synonyms for grumbled

  • carp
  • fuss
  • gripe
  • groan
  • moan
  • squawk
  • bellyache
  • grouch
  • grouse
  • kick
  • kvetch
  • protest
  • pule
  • repine
  • scold
  • snivel
  • whine
  • find fault

antonyms for grumbled

MOST RELEVANT
  • compliment
  • praise
  • fix
  • praise
  • compliment
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How to use grumbled in a sentence

He bitterly opposed the idea of an assault, and he grumbled at being kept before the position.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
As there are only three sets of head phones,” 50 grumbled Burd, “one of us is bound to be a step-child.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
"We'll be blamed lucky if we don't run into a prairie-fire before mornin'," Piegan grumbled.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
"A newspaper would be something to while away one's time, or a book," grumbled Hartledon.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Jacob Worse had nothing to say in answer to this speech, he only grumbled, and rubbed his hands across his stomach.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
"You aren't very complimentary to us," Frank grumbled, as he hunched himself over the wheel of Mollie's car.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
"Oh bother," grumbled Mollie, as after their breakfast she gloomily surveyed the landscape from the cretonne-curtained window.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
The baron grumbled some remonstrance not heard by Gilbert, but the lackey mounted beside the driver.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
She grumbled at the expense of his government, but in the end seldom refused to give him nearly as much money as he asked for.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
"Troubles never come single, they come in bunches," grumbled Potter as he complied.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
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