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Synonyms for grumble

Synonyms for grumble

to complain in low indistinct tones

to make a continuous deep reverberating sound

a low indistinct utterance of complaint

Synonyms for grumble

a loud low dull continuous noise

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a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone

show one's unhappiness or critical attitude

make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath

to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds

make a low noise

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And when the people grumbled more and more, and some threw stones at the king's grass house, the Bug sang a song of how good it was to be a Fish-Eater.
Tiger-Face said they could become guards if they wanted to, and many of them did, and thereafter they did no work except to poke spears in the men who did work and who grumbled at feeding so many idlers.
Whenever the people grumbled too loudly the Bug sang a new song, and Big-Fat said it was God's word that we should kill Meat- Eaters, and Tiger-Face led us over the divide to kill and be killed.
Grumbled at the fact Boro needed extra-time to see off the challenge of an organised Second Division side in Brighton in second round of the Carling Cup on this day in 2003.
He moaned when guards removed his computer access and grumbled about the view from his cell and wanted it redecorated.
They grumbled when James' name was called out when they read the teams but after five minutes they realised that James was just James," said MacDonald.
Jimmy, more than a bit miffed, grumbled, climbed down off the bar stool, and staggered out the front door.
MTHANCOCK grumbled about the Labour-led council and now he grumbles about the Conservative-led council.
While some grumbled about the inconvenience of the search, others praised the district's effort to rid school campuses of illicit drugs and weapons.
The Toronto press corps had grumbled about the lack of a private session where dance writers could ask hard-edged questions, and was proven to be right.
He said: "One or two people have grumbled about the race being in the card but racing can't run without sponsors' money.
Some even grumbled that a session on staffing was too geared toward the new payment system.
Even when one villager had to admit that house prices had actually risen because of the publicity, she did not allow herself to appear too cheerful for long; they would soon go down again, she grumbled.
We quietly grumbled at administrative meetings about what to do with John.
O'Neal's comments came just four weeks after he grumbled about Jackson's criticism.