Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of quarrel.

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Examples

  • But not for long, because online quarrelling is also addictive, in precisely the same way Tetris is addictive.

    Think Progress » Rove heckled.

  • One way that this tension and quarrelling is produced, is through her own tale-bearing.

    For Young Girls and Teens

  • Surely the whole desire of a man's enemies in quarrelling with him is to anger him.

    The Breakfast of the Birds, and Other Stories

  • Justly indignant at our folly, for quarrelling is not allowed in his domains, the King laid us under sentence of banishment, decreeing that we should spend the fifteenth night of each month in this dreary forest until a tailor came who could mend the garments we had torn.

    Folk Tales From Many Lands

  • If we choose to spend our time in quarrelling, what is that to you?

    Parables From Nature

  • There is no other way to elude apathy, or escape discontent; none other to guard the temper from that quarrel with itself, which ultimately ends in quarrelling with all mankind. '

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • To convince Job of his fault and folly in quarrelling with God.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • The crowds which have been passing to and fro during the whole day, are rapidly dwindling away; and the noise of shouting and quarrelling which issues from the public – houses, is almost the only sound that breaks the melancholy stillness of the night.

    Sketches by Boz

  • The crowds which have been passing to and fro during the whole day, are rapidly dwindling away; and the noise of shouting and quarrelling which issues from the public-houses, is almost the only sound that breaks the melancholy stillness of the night.

    Sketches by Boz, illustrative of everyday life and every-day people

  • He is very angry about this quarrelling, which is out of all order, and quite contrary to the doctrine taught by Dr. Watts that 'Birds in their little nests agree;' and he does not like to think that his children are naughty beyond all others. "

    The Story of a Robin

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