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complain

verb

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to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • the time-honored tradition of new recruits complaining about the food in the mess hall

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The first known use of complain was in the 14th century

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complacent

complain

complainant

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“Complain.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/complain. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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