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What is another word for grumbling?

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Characterized by dissatisfaction or disgruntlement
Feeling irritable, bad-tempered, or grumpy
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Not feeling or showing gratitude
An act of stating or expressing one's grievances or dissatisfaction
Continual criticism, typically concerning trivial things
Present participle for to complain about something in irritation or anger
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“Some customers would grumble about having to pay a premium for our services.”
Present participle for to mutter or speak in a low or barely audible voice
“He muttered an apology but sat fuming with anger for the remainder of the meeting, continuing to grumble under his breath after nearly every speaker.”
Present participle for to say something angrily or irritably
“In contrast, those who grumble angrily that I have wasted their time really have failed a test, the test of graciously accepting wise correction.”
Present participle for to make a low rumbling sound
“The driver clambers back onto the bus and I hear the engine grumble back into life behind me.”
Present participle for to think deeply about something that makes one unhappy, angry, or worried
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