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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quar·rel, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quarreled or Quarrelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Quarreling or Quarrelling.]
 1. To violate concord or agreement; to have a difference; to fall out; to be or become antagonistic.
    Our people quarrel with obedience.   --Shak.
 But some defect in her
 Did quarrel with the noblest grace she owed.   --Shak.
 2. To dispute angrily, or violently; to wrangle; to scold; to altercate; to contend; to fight.
    Beasts called sociable quarrel in hunger and lust.   --Sir W. Temple.
 3. To find fault; to cavil; as, to quarrel with one's lot.
    I will not quarrel with a slight mistake.   --Roscommon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quar·rel·ing, a. Engaged in a quarrel; apt or disposed to quarrel; as, quarreling factions; a quarreling mood. -- Quar*rel*ing*ly, adv.