Plaining


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Plain´ing


n.1.Complaint.
a.1.Complaining.
References in classic literature ?
It was a new and special revelation, ex- plaining dark and mysterious things, with which my youthful understanding had struggled, but struggled in vain.
All day and all night we sat face to face, I weary but resolute, and he weeping and com- plaining of his immediate hunger.
And all these things I have done; the ex plaining, the listening, the pretending--even to the discretion--and nobody, not even Hermann's niece, I believe, need throw stones at me now.