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to express negative feelings, especially of dissatisfaction or resentment

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Not that I have any reason at this moment," he added hastily, "to complain of them.
Most women grow weary of this daily struggle; they complain but they usually end by giving up to fate and taking what comes to them; Celestine's ambition, far from lessening, only increased through difficulties, and led her, when she found she could not conquer them, to sweep them aside.
He complains and raves of you,' said the child, 'I don't know what you have done, but I hope it's nothing very bad.
I don't complain near as much as the others do, and I shall be more careful than ever now, for I've had warning from Susies's downfall," said Amy morally.
I never complain myself--nobody knows what I endure.
But I must object to your dooming Colonel Brandon and his wife to the constant confinement of a sick chamber, merely because he chanced to complain yesterday (a very cold damp day) of a slight rheumatic feel in one of his shoulders.
Personally speaking, I have no cause to complain of Miss Vanstone.
As to all the rest, he was humble and contrite, and I never knew him complain.
my creditors should have little reason to complain of an empty exchequer.
That is the truth," said Don Quixote, "and if I make no complaint of the pain it is because knights-errant are not permitted to complain of any wound, even though their bowels be coming out through it.
On the contrary, she was as much disposed to complain of it as her husband.
When one has to complain of anything, it is generally an individual who is the cause of it.
I arrived here in safety, and have no reason to complain of my reception from Mr.
I think the complaint was confession: a religious church would not complain.
Upjohn came sometimes before Philip was in, and then Cronshaw would complain of him bitterly.