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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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The actions of finding, identificating and exchanging the needed griper is a task for the device control system.
Lyon, A Brief Narrative of an Unsuccessful Attempt to Reach Repulse Bay, through Sir Thomas Rowe's "Welcome," in His Majesty's Ship Griper, in the year MDCCCXXIV (London, 1825).
A talked-out griper is easier to deal with than one who is bottling up emotions.
Narwhal #6335 also clearly avoided the shallow (down to 14 m) Hecla and Griper Bank on its way south.
So Kevin Kline's somewhat stiff Trigorin is worldweary, Marcia Gay Harden's Masha cranky and bitter, Stephen Spinella's Medvedenko a pathetic puppy, Christopher Walken's Sotin a neurotic griper whose complaints have the familiar rhythms of Woody Allen dialogue.
Here his two ships the Hecla and the Griper were trapped in the sea ice for 12 months in a location Parry named Winter Harbour.
Some of the people who are sure to show up at a meeting and who will definitely need attention, are the griper and professional dissenter, the rambler, the expert, the interpreter, the professors, the inarticulate, the rigid, the director, and the coroner.
While some mainstream economists will no doubt dismiss Bello as a leftist griper, a careful reading of the evidence supports his conclusions.