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grumbling adj
1 continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound; "the rumbling rolling sound of thunder" [syn: rumbling]
2 muttering discontentedly; "the grumbling boarders requested a meeting with the cook"


1 a loud low dull continuous noise; "they heard the rumbling of thunder" [syn: rumble, rumbling, grumble]
2 a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone [syn: grumble, murmur, murmuring, mutter, muttering]

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  1. present participle of grumble

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