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gripe

1. a sudden intense pain in the intestines; colic
2. Nautical the lashings that secure a boat
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When the handle was lifted, the two post gripers wedged together onto the '+' and '-' post of the battery, allowing it to be carried.
Gripers take note: Apple has updated and improved the MobileMe experience for iPhone and iPod touch users.
Gripes that may have been understandable grounds for sacking Scolari if two of the gripers (Ballack and Cech) were half as good as they used to be, and the other was half as good as he thinks he is.
In automobile industry there are many small pieces (clamping devices, gripers etc.
Under-the-counter books produced a nation of gropers; not gripers or grocers but gropers.
The gripers seem to think fortnightly collections are a violation of our human rights and anything but a weekly collection just isn't civilised.