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  • n. Plural form of grumble.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of grumble.

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Examples

  • It's not like there's been a center to the Republican Party since then; even the nomination of the late Jack Kemp as the VP candidate in 1996 was greeted with grumbles from the right wing.

    Off Center

  • There were some grumbles from the Left this week over one particular attack ad, run by Jack Conway in his Senate battle in Kentucky with Rand Paul.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points [144] -- Midterm Home Stretch

  • And one of my biggest grumbles is the lack of styling a Search Page.

    WordPress Theme Designers: Slapping You Upside the Head « Lorelle on WordPress

  • In No Logo, Naomi Klein grumbles that the replacement of free-market fundamentalists like Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s with social democrats like Tony Blair and Bill Clinton in the 1990s made no real difference: "What good was an open and accountable Parliament or Congress if opaque corporations were setting so much of the global political agenda in the back rooms?"

    Rebels Without a Cause

  • That could turn short-term grumbles into long-term headaches ... making these next

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  • And I've got a great deal of faith in his ability to recognize that and ability to go out and execute it. "hardly sounds like an owner or a head coach or a general manager that are panicking or caving in to any" grumbles "to me all you have to do is look at the saints

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Finding the right fit for the times sometimes generates grumbles.

    Restaurateur Ashok Bajaj: Potentate of the D.C. plate

  • “You need to learn to ask follow-up questions,” grumbles Amanda.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • General grumbles rose around the table, speaking to the distaste many held for the proconsul.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • He growls and grumbles, and snorts and sneers whenever he watches them doing anything.

    CHAPTER XXVII

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