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carp -- as in: carped incessantly
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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • Another reason I welcome the change is that Mama’s always carping at me, especially at the table.
  • Pim has nearly reached the bothng point; Mrs. van D. is lying in bed with a cold, grumbling; Mr. van D. is growing pale without his cigarettes; Dussel, who’s having to give up many of his comforts, is carping at everyone; etc., etc.

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  • By November Piedmont had evidently tired of my carping and unrelenting bitching about conditions at the school.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • "Ma chere, I serve a man who multiplied the loaves and fishes"—he smiled, nodding at the pool, where the swirls of the carps’ feeding were still subsiding—"who healed the sick and raised the dead.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander

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