OTHER WORDS FROM carpingcarp·ing·ly, adverb
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“All he gets from Congress is negativism and carping,” says Dallek.
He was no carping presence, talking about how things were done in his day.Earl Weaver, Baseball’s Brilliant Antagonist, Dies|Tim Marchman|January 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The video carping about government moochers may well have sealed it.GOP Civil War Is Coming as Mitt Romney Campaign Flails in Video’s Wake|Robert Shrum|September 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Three months ago, what was on display was the well-developed British talent for carping, sneering, and nitpicking.
The constant carping that Roberts has been placing his thumb on the scale of justice “must bother him,” says Lithwick.John Roberts Upholds Obamacare and Rises Above Partisanship|Howard Kurtz|June 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But he was quite right in carping at her, for fortune, like other fickle jades, is more likely to be true if steadily abused.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
And to the author of the play it seems as though every person in that audience is a carping critic!The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
His patience had been worn threadbare by much carping and criticism, and he answered her letter in that given below.The Letters of the Duke of Wellington to Miss J. 1834-1851|Duke of Wellington
"You don't know what is polite," cried Eva, greatly shocked at this carping spirit in the presence of a hard-worked host.Americans All|Various
I had learned to walk unruffled in the face of the most carping, suspicious and the fishiest of these batteries.Wisconsin in Story and Song;|Various