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rant
used in Arrowsmith

3 uses
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Definition
to complain or verbally attack in an excited rather than thoughtful way
  • You encourage him to rant.
    Chapter 22 (52% in)
  • Martin felt that he ought to praise his chief but, to Leora's gratified amazement, he sprang up and ranted in something like Pickerbaugh's best manner: "Gentlemen of the Steel Windmill Industries, than which there is no other that has so largely contributed to the prosperity of our commonwealth, while I realize that you are getting away with every infraction of the health laws that the inspector doesn't catch you at, yet I desire to pay a tribute to your high respect for sanitation,...
    Chapter 22 (48% in)
  • While they snowshoed and shot rabbits, and all the long dark evenings while they lay on their bellies before the fire, they ranted and planned.
    Chapter 38 (46% in)

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