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gripe

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment
  • I would rather not listen to gripes about your latest disasters in the dating game

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gripe

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of gripe (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts
  • constant complaints from the customers griped her to the point where she started snapping back

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2 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • her tendency to gripe constantly drove everyone away

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The first known use of gripe was before the 12th century

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“Gripe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gripe. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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