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quar•rel



Pronunciation: (kwôr'ul, kwor'-), [key]
n., v., -reled, -rel•ing or (esp. Brit.) -relled, -rel•ling.


n.
1. an angry dispute or altercation; a disagreement marked by a temporary or permanent break in friendly relations.
2. a cause of dispute, complaint, or hostile feeling: She has no quarrel with her present salary.

v.i.
1. to disagree angrily; squabble; wrangle.
2. to end a friendship as a result of a disagreement.
3. to make a complaint; find fault.

quar•rel



Pronunciation: (kwôr'ul, kwor'-), [key]
n.
1. a square-headed bolt or arrow, formerly used with a crossbow.
2. Also,quarry.a small, square or diamond-shaped pane of glass, as used in latticed windows.
3. any of various tools with pyramidal heads.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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