Gripingly Grip"ing*ly, adv. In a griping or oppressive manner. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • gripingly — grip·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • gripingly — adverb see griping * * * grīpˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑gripe …   Useful english dictionary

  • gripe — griper, n. gripeful, adj. gripingly, adv. /gruyp/, v., griped, griping, n. v.i. 1. Informal. to complain naggingly or constantly; grumble. 2. to suffer pain in the bowels. 3. Naut. (of a sailing vessel) to tend to come into the wind; to be ardent …   Universalium

  • gripe — v. & n. v. 1 intr. colloq. complain, esp. peevishly. 2 tr. affect with gastric or intestinal pain. 3 tr. archaic clutch, grip. 4 Naut. a tr. secure with gripes. b intr. turn to face the wind in spite of the helm. n. 1 (usu. in pl.) gastric or… …   Useful english dictionary

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