griping

  • 1 Griping — Gripe Gripe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Griped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Griping}.] [AS. gripan; akin to D. grijpen, G. greifen, OHG. gr?fan, Icel. gripa, Sw. gripe, Dan. gribe, Goth. greipan; cf. Lith. graibyti, Russ. grabite to plunder, Skr. grah, grabh, to …

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  • 2 griping — grip|ing [ˈgraıpıŋ] adj a griping pain is a sudden severe pain in your stomach …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 griping — [[t]gra͟ɪpɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A griping pain is a sudden, sharp pain in your stomach or bowels …

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  • 4 griping — adj. holding profoundly the attention or interest; intense sudden and sharp (as griping pains) graɪp n. stomach pain; complaint (Slang) v. seize; grasp; cause pain (in the stomach); complain (Slang) …

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  • 5 griping — adjective a griping pain is a sudden severe pain in the stomach …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 griping — UK [ˈɡraɪpɪŋ] / US adjective British a griping pain is a sharp and sudden pain in your stomach …

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  • 7 griping — adjective affect with gastric or intestinal pain. → gripe …

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  • 8 griping — n. 1. Seizure, grasping. 2. Colic, gripes, pain in the bowels. 3. Affliction, distress, gripe …

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  • 9 griping — noun acute abdominal pain (especially in infants) • Syn: ↑colic, ↑intestinal colic, ↑gripes • Derivationally related forms: ↑colicky (for: ↑colic) • Hypernyms …

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  • 10 griping arm — griebiančioji ranka statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. griping arm vok. Geiferarm, m rus. рука захват, m; рука схват, m; схватывающая рука, f pranc. bras de préhension, m …

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  • 11 gripe — [[t]gra͟ɪp[/t]] gripes, griping, griped 1) VERB (disapproval) If you say that someone is griping, you mean they are annoying you because they keep on complaining about something. [INFORMAL] Why are football players griping when the average salary …

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  • 12 gripe — [c]/graɪp / (say gruyp) verb (griped, griping) –verb (t) 1. to seize and hold firmly; grip; grasp; clutch. 2. to distress or oppress. 3. Nautical to secure (a ship s boat) on the deck or on the davits in order to prevent movement at sea. –verb… …

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  • 13 ghrebh-1, gherbh-; root widening ghrebhā- —     ghrebh 1, gherbh ; root widening ghrebhā     English meaning: to grab     Deutsche Übersetzung: “ergreifen, erraffen, rechen”     Note: compare also ghreibh .     Material: O.Ind. grabh , grab “ gripe, catch, obtain, seize, touch, attain,… …

    Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • 14 Ethnography of communication — The Ethnography of communication (EOC) is a method of discourse analysis in linguistics, which draws on the anthropological field of ethnography. Unlike ethnography proper, though, it takes both language and culture to be constitutive as well as… …

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  • 15 Criticism of Windows Vista — This article is about the criticism that applies specifically to Vista. For criticism applying to several or all versions of Microsoft Windows, see Criticism of Microsoft Windows. This article is part of a series on Windows Vista New features… …

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  • 16 cybergriping — v. Griping about a company and its products using a Web site created specifically for that purpose. Example Citation: Addresses ending in sucks.com have become popular for so called cybergriping sites, where dissatisfied consumers can complain… …

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  • 17 Avaricious — Av a*ri cious ([a^]v [.a]*r[i^]sh [u^]s), a. [Cf. F. avaricieux.] Actuated by avarice; greedy of gain; immoderately desirous of accumulating property. [1913 Webster] Syn: Greedy; stingy; rapacious; griping; sordid; close. Usage: {Avaricious},… …

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  • 18 Avariciously — Avaricious Av a*ri cious ([a^]v [.a]*r[i^]sh [u^]s), a. [Cf. F. avaricieux.] Actuated by avarice; greedy of gain; immoderately desirous of accumulating property. [1913 Webster] Syn: Greedy; stingy; rapacious; griping; sordid; close. Usage:… …

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  • 19 Avariciousness — Avaricious Av a*ri cious ([a^]v [.a]*r[i^]sh [u^]s), a. [Cf. F. avaricieux.] Actuated by avarice; greedy of gain; immoderately desirous of accumulating property. [1913 Webster] Syn: Greedy; stingy; rapacious; griping; sordid; close. Usage:… …

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  • 20 bitching — itch ing n. complaining; griping. [slang] [PJC] …

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