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complain

complain as in express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
  • "My mother complains all day"
  • "She has a lot to kick about"

Synonyms

  • kickthe act of delivering a blow with the foot; the swift release of a store of affective force; the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired ; informal terms for objecting; the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs); a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics; drive or propel with the foot ; thrash about or strike out with the feet ; strike with the foot; kick a leg up ; spring back, as from a forceful thrust; stop consuming; make a goal; express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
  • plainunmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly'); express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; extensive tract of level open land; a basic knitting stitch made by putting the needle through the front of the stitch from the lefthand side ; clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment; not elaborate or elaborated; lacking patterns especially in color ; not mixed with extraneous elements; free from any effort to soften to disguise; lacking embellishment or ornamentation; lacking in physical beauty or proportion
  • sound offexpress one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation; start playing; express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
  • quetchexpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
  • kvetchexpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; (Yiddish) a constant complainer ; (Yiddish) a nagging complaint
complain as in make a formal accusation
  • "bring a formal charge"
  • "The plaintiff's lawyer complained that he defendant had physically abused his client"