quetch

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quetch

1. verb To complain, gripe, or express displeasure, especially in a self-absorbed or incessant manner. Would you please stop quetching about every little problem that crops up? Just learn how to deal with these issues, for God's sake. You'd swear Marty was carrying the weight of the world with the way he quetches.
2. noun Someone given to making such complaints. You're just a tiresome old quetch, you know that?

kvetch

and quetch (kvɛtʃ and kʍɛtʃ)
1. in. to complain. (From German quetschen, “to squeeze,” via Yiddish.) Quit your kvetching!
2. n. a complainer. What a kvetch you are!

quetch

verb
See kvetch
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Nevertheless, in April, they broke away from the Congolese army, quetching that they weren't being promoted as promised and because of a lack of pay and poor conditions.