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to express negative feelings, especially of dissatisfaction or resentment

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If so," said Sancho, "I have nothing to say; but God knows I would rather your worship complained when anything ailed you.
She complained bitterly of all this to her husband.
He complained loudly of having his ship lumbered by a host of "Indian ragamuffins," who had not a skin to dispose of, and at length put his positive interdict upon all trafficking on board.
An angry correspondence took place, in which he complained bitterly of the time wasted in "smoking and sporting parties," as he termed the reconnoitering expeditions, and in clearing and preparing meadow ground and turnip patches, instead of despatching his ship.
The bird complained to the dog of this bare-faced robbery, but nothing he said was of any avail, for the dog answered that he found false credentials on the sausage, and that was the reason his life had been forfeited.
Oliver accepted the situation so completely that although he must have sorrowed over many of his trials, he never complained--that is, he never complained but once.
Fifteen days of hardship and fatigue brought us to the end of the two hundred miles, and the Judge had not complained.
Then, for the first time in his life, I think, Oliver complained.
It was complained that an education to things was not given.
It is yet in all men's memory that, a few years ago, the liberal churches complained that the Calvinistic church denied to them the name of Christian.
She no longer complained of her position, did not say a word about the past, and no longer feared to make happy plans for the future.
He now enquired for the messenger; but Blifil told him it had been impossible to detain him a moment; for he appeared by the great hurry he was in to have some business of importance on his hands; that he complained of being hurried and driven and torn out of his life, and repeated many times, that if he could divide himself into four quarters, he knew how to dispose of every one.
Pordil Khan and Basher Ahmed complained lacking potable water, foot path, street lights, cleanliness, parking and police station at Swari Bazaar.
Clients of Standard Bank have complained on social media that they are not able to carry pout transactions on their accounts.
1 On a Hawaiian cruise, a young woman complained that Take That star Gary Barlow wasn't on board - despite the fact that she'd seen a photo of him on the same ship when he'd holidayed on it some time previously.