quarreled

[ kwawr-uhl, kwor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF quarreled
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUARRELED

Then, Robert, you quarreled with the man you took across the river.

"I shall say just how it all happened, that we quarreled, and upset the wagon," said Sami calmly.

Sleep and I have quarreled; and although I court it, it will not be friends.

One day they quarreled, and Tschen struck Shen a terrible blow.

I quarreled with Caleb and Rosamond when I learned you had not been.

And she was sot and he was sotter, and at last they quarreled.

She had gone with him because she had quarreled with George.

No one knew whether we'd quarreled or not, or how insanely jealous I could be.

The whole case was in a nutshell—the lady had quarreled with her husband.

The servants, each taking the part of his master in the rivalry, quarreled.

WORD ORIGIN

"angry dispute," mid-14c., originally "ground for complaint," from Old French querele "matter, concern, business; dispute, controversy" (Modern French querelle), from Latin querella "complaint, accusation; lamentation," from queri "to complain, lament." Replaced Old English sacan. Sense of "contention between persons" is from 1570s.

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