quarrelled

[ kwawr-uhl, kwor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF quarrelled
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUARRELLED

And, since they find it to be a shifting miracle of perfections, how are they to be quarrelled with?

She had the great advantage that not yet had he once quarrelled with her.

Here I quarrelled with the captain about some cotton wick, and I threw up my situation.

At least, I had not quarrelled with the dear twain of the Cedars.

Now we can be sure of her, for she has just quarrelled with our dear Lady Delacour.

Tip had quarrelled with his ill-humour, and it had vanished.

They had quarrelled, she thought, and each was disturbed at any notice bestowed on the other.

Which of the two—the two fools who quarrelled about a woman.

Ormond and he had always differed and often quarrelled on this subject.

They quarrelled for another quarter of an hour over this amount.

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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