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gripes

[grīps]
Etymology: AS, gripan, to grasp
severe and usually spasmodic pain in the abdominal region caused by an intestinal disorder. Also called griping.

gripes

(grips) [AS. gripan, to grasp]
Intermittent severe pains in the bowels. Synonym: intestinal colic
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The Gripes title comes on the heels of the Bodleian Library's reprinting of the 1944 publication Instructions for American Servicemen in France, which was issued to members of US invasion forces.
Gripe attempts to give all of its users a powerful persona by displaying the user's "word of mouth" power.
El termino no se aplica tampoco exclusivamente a la gripe.
I made a list of tasks and hit the roof to look at gripe No.
There are gripes about the atmosphere-lite stadiums, the PA drowning out spontaneous celebrations and over-zealous stewarding inhibiting the most noisy and passionate fans who give the ground a buzz.
Your sibs may occasionally get jealous, and don't expect them to be sympathetic when you gripe about the harsh plight of being in the spotlight.
In these tough economic times, Acosta's gripes are America's gripes.
Moreover, 84 per cent of those in the US and 76 per cent in the UK judged IT systems failure as one of their top five gripes.
At that time, (s)he will look at the gripes of only those students who are close enough to a higher letter grade that a few extra points might make a difference in that student's grade.
Our readers have gripes, but not about the things the things the media has been writing about," says CruiseMates publisher Paul Motter.
Scottish Power ranked third worst for gripes in the Citizens Advice research.