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Related to complaintive: compulsive
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Adj.1.complaintive - expressing pain or dissatisfaction of resentment; "a complaining boss"
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Complaintive Rumbling broke out, the bears got sleepy, they nestled down for a nap, the otters clamored up on the bears and they too went to sleep.
Engur (2001) carried out a study in which it was stated that forest workers do not want to use clothes that hinder their works or that are uncomfortable and that they are complaintive of ailments such as headaches and eczema especially in hot and humid regions.

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