[ US /ˈkwɔɹəɫ/ ]
[ UK /kwˈɒɹə‍l/ ]
  1. an angry dispute
    they had words
    they had a quarrel
  2. an arrow that is shot from a crossbow; has a head with four edges
  1. have a disagreement over something
    These two fellows are always scrapping over something
    We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America
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How To Use quarrel In A Sentence

  • Balboa had a reputation as a fierce and quarrelsome young man.
  • Neither the eparch nor the garrison commander presumed to quarrel with Rhavas or to shout out Stylianos 'name. Bridge of the Separator
  • They had a quarrel about money.
  • The ancient way to settle a quarrel was to choose a leader from each side and let them fight it out.
  • Their first meeting around Johnson's dinner table ended in a quarrel since Wollstonecraft disagreed with Godwin's sweeping atheism.
  • They started quarrelling out of sheer boredom.
  • We had many family quarrels about it, and they began in time to grow up to a dangerous height; for as I was quite estranged form my husband (as he was called) in affection, so I took no heed to my words, but sometimes gave him language that was provoking; and, in short, strove all I could to bring him to a parting with me, which was what above all things in the world I desired most. Moll Flanders
  • They bicker and quarrel, yet clearly love each other.
  • Their quarrel meant the end of a beautiful friendship.
  • You can heal quarrels and make the family feel like a team again. The Sun
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