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adjective as in quarreling

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The rebels are squabbling among themselves as suspicions rage about American designs and intentions.

The relationship between the partners soured and devolved into ugly squabbling and litigation.

ISIS is an A-Team force among FSA units composed of squabbling Gomer Pyles.

Jonathan Miller explains how Obama, Republicans, and Big Coal ended up squabbling—and offers a peace plan.

Netanyahu wants to replace Israeli-Palestinian negotiation with Israeli-American squabbling, because he wants to stall.

A life of perpetual arguing, squabbling and battling,—one's neighbors being such an unreasonable set!

As in a dream, she saw that her room was full of snakes, all jostling and squabbling over the bowls of milk until it was finished.

But by the time the surrey, with the rope-ladder and torches arrived, we were squabbling over who should go down first.

In September the Puritans seceded, the anti-puritans remained, squabbling with the Lutherans and among themselves.

"You were snapping and squabbling just as usual this morning," said the hot-tempered gentleman.


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to squabbling, such as: bickering, conflicting, differing, fighting, at odds, and discordant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.