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verb as in argue

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For almost fifteen years now, the two republics have squabbled over money, European Union status and, you guessed it, borders.

But while the congressmen squabbled amongst themselves and berated the witnesses, this all felt like prelude.

From there, the two advisers squabbled, cutting each other off repeatedly.

Existing liberal groups squabbled among themselves and failed to form a single, durable party.

While Boehner and the Democrats squabbled over relatively meaningless cuts, the president sat back and played referee.

Joe flung pieces of fish into the air, and kept chatting volubly as his pets swooped and squabbled.

The gulls and mews clamored rapturously, and squabbled with gay zest over the choicer prizes of their fishing.

They squabbled over the spending of a penny and each grudged food to the other.

Thus they fought and squabbled over their beloved dogmas, while the enemy was slowly gathering his toils around the doomed city.

The squirrels and oxeyes squabbled in the hazels, and the badgers went harvesting when the moon rose.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to squabbled, such as: bicker, disagree, wrangle, quibble, fall out, and quarrel.

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