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squabble
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • This turmoil, instead of quickly subsiding after the first outburst, (as turmoils not unfrequently do, whether in taverns, legislative assemblies, or elsewhere,) into a mere grumbling and growling squabble, increased every moment; and although the whole din appeared to be raised by but one pair of lungs, yet that one pair was of so powerful a quality, and repeated such words as ’scoundrel,’

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  • I know what it’s like to have to squabble and pick and fight over the leftovers.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • If we meddled in every squabble and catfight we saw, we’d never be done.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure

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