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rhubarb

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an often noisy or angry expression of differing opinions
  • a basketball coach whose ranting rhubarbs with officials are the stuff of legend

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The first known use of rhubarb was in the 15th century

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“Rhubarb.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rhubarb. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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