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querulous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishquerulousquer‧u‧lous /ˈkwerələs/ adjective formal  COMPLAINsomeone who is querulous complains about things in an annoying way ‘But why can’t I go?’ he said in a querulous voice.querulously adverb
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querulousTo compensate, and, anxious to preserve his patriarchal status, he may become querulous and demanding instead.They go in for querulous and disputatious argument.That might seem to be precisely the sort of querulous argument which the Left has familiarly been scorned for posing.Bech's querulous voice allows Updike to indulge in equal parts of satire and wish-fulfilment.a querulous voiceThe car screeched around the corner after him in a burst of fumes and querulous voices.Mr. Lorrimer's voice, frail and querulous, was bleating at the other end.querulous voiceThe car screeched around the corner after him in a burst of fumes and querulous voices.Bech's querulous voice allows Updike to indulge in equal parts of satire and wish-fulfilment.
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