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quarrel

quar·rel

quarrel

 
pronunciation:
kwaw rl [or] kwa rl
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an angry or bitter disagreement or argument.
synonyms:
controversy, disagreement, dispute
similar words:
affray, altercation, bicker, conflict, feud, fight, row, skirmish, word
definition 2: that which causes or stimulates such a disagreement.
I have a quarrel with his methods.
synonyms:
dispute
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: quarreled, quarreling, quarrels
definition 1: to disagree or argue angrily or bitterly.
synonyms:
altercate, argue, disagree, dispute
similar words:
bicker, brawl, feud, fight, spar, spat, squabble, wrangle
definition 2: to express disagreement, complain, or find fault.
I quarrel with that proposal.
synonyms:
differ, disagree
similar words:
argue, complain, contend, dispute, dissent, object to
derivations: quarrelingly (adv.), quarreler (n.)
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