Thesaurus / squabble
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The rest of the family sometimes balked at their squabbles, which Farr said drove their relatives “justifiably nuts.”
Shaver’s songs evoked dusty back roads, rural isolation, bar fights, knock-down drag-out marital squabbles and money lost at poker games, as well as the near-destitution of his youth and his own lofty ambitions.
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“The meeting devolved into a partisan squabble,” The Post’s Greg Miller, Ellen Nakashima and Adam Entous reported the following year.
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Bees did, we presume, during a biochemical squabble with viruses in a damp corner of their shared history.
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The squabble eventually devolved into a barely choreographed slapstick fight where Colbert, O’Brien, and Jon Stewart seemed to be locked in a battle for the ages.
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We fix it up and agree to try over ag'in, and then, fust thing we know, we're right into the middle of another squabble.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
The principle would be valuable in many a squabble of corporate employer and hosts of servants in the modern time.
EDUCATION: HOW OLD THE NEWJAMES J. WALSH
Twice the big steamer stopped her engines and drifted until the squabble ahead of her seemed to have been settled.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Fult Cawsler hes done moved hyar from over on Squabble Creek, an' opened a resteraw.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The hogs evidently thought it feed time, for they rushed forward and began to squabble over the voided matter.
WORDS RELATED TO SQUABBLE
- be at loggerheads
- break with
- cross swords
- fall out
- find fault
- get tough with
- have it out
- have words
- lock horns
- mix it up
- object to
- set to
- take exception
- take on
- argue over
- blow hot and cold
- catch at straws
- have at it
- hem and haw
- make a big thing about
- put up an argument
- set to
- split hairs
- talk back
- shouting match
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