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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.
The loud quarrel in apartment 2-B could be heard by all the neighbors.Let's not get into a quarrel over this small matter.
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
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: quarrels, quarreling, quarreled
definition 1: to disagree or argue angrily or bitterly.
He and his father-in-law are quarreling about politics again.They quarreled until late into the night.After the death of their father, the son and daughter quarreled over their inheritance.I really don't want to quarrel with you about this.
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 because it's simply too unrealistic.
synonyms:
differ, disagree
similar words:
argue, complain, contend, dispute, dissent, object to
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derivations: quarrelingly (adv.), quarreler (n.)
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