GRUMBLE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of grumble
Definition:
v. utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds
Example:
When a local historical society showed interest in preserving the Cider Barrel, he began to grumble, complaining about the "society."
Sentence in Classic:
She knew if Mammy saw the closed doors she would be scandalized and would lecture and grumble about it for days, but it would be still worse if Mammy should overhear this discussion of drinking, especially in light of the missing brandy bottle.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He played in the Tuileries garden with his little shovel and his little chair, and in order that the inspectors might not grumble, I stopped up the holes that he made in the earth with his shovel, with my cane.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Around him he could hear the grumble of jolted cannon as the scurrying horses were lashed toward the front.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
Over the first few years he curses his unhappy condition out loud, but later, as he becomes old, he just grumbles to himself.
The Trial By Franz Kafka Context
But at last the battle was done, and the forces retired with weaker and weaker threatenings and grumblings, and peace resumed her sway.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Never had his age, with which, however, he was always grumbling, seemed so miserable as on this evening.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Nobody stole, nobody grumbled over his rations, the quarrelling and biting and jealousy which had been normal features of life in the old days had almost disappeared.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Panting and puffing, the major grumbled and growled at everybody because he thought he was being pushed and that they were all hurrying when they had nowhere to hurry to and were all surprised at something when there was nothing to be surprised at.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context