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malcontent

noun agitator, anarchist, ardent chammion of change, brawler, caviler, censurer, complainant, complainer, critic, crusader, demonstrator, detractor, diehard, disputer, dissenter, dissentient, dissident, extremist, fanatic, faultfinder, fighter, fretter, griper, grumbler, heretic, homo rerum novarum cupidus, instigator, insubordinate, insurgent, insurrectionist, kicker, mutineer, nihilist, nonconformist, noncooperator, objector, obstructionist, petitioner, political agitator, protester, rabble-rouser, radical, reactionary, reactionist, rebel, recusant, reformer, renegade, repiner, resister, revolter, revolutionary, revolutionist, rioter, seditionary, seditionist, traitor, troublemaker, whiner, wrangler
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2 Edward IV ends with Richard at the height of his power, with only the malcontented exit of Buckingham in the final scene to suggest that his regime will be short-lived.
Dr Anable has discovered that a driver may be any one of the following categories: Malcontented motorist.
Malcontented motorists use their cars for almost everything,but do not enjoy driving and are constantly frustrated by congestion.
First time writer-director Burr Steers and the nephew of Gore Vidal (though perhaps better known to movie geeks as the Flock of Seagulls character from Pulp Fiction) has crafted a dark but compassionate portrait of someone who appears an unlikable, malcontented, precocious and rich into the bargain misfit - but who is gradually revealed to be an emotionally-scarred soul whose cynicism has been knocked into him by his malfunctioning family who desperately wants to find something that isn't phoney and someone to give him unconditional affection.
Featuring original vintage skateboarding footage, the film's strength is its ability to relate the history of skateboarding to the malcontented youths of today, who have helped turn boarder brands into a multi-million pound global business.
Once she became Queen, Victoria kept the Duchess of Kent at arm's length, while Conroy, after receiving a baronetcy, a payment of 3,000 [pounds sterling] per year and the Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath, was banished from the Queen's presence, though he continued, until 1839, to haunt Buckingham House like a malcontented fairy.
At the time of his arrival in the colony, Macquarie found a society that was fractious and malcontented. As James Broadbent puts it: `Here was an isolated, provincial community that had never learnt self-sufficiency; it was ...
This is not to say that officers should screen out callers who question or even oppose specific departmental practices, but a live call-in show should not become a forum for malcontented citizens to bash the police department.
5), against whose effects the activities of democrats and other radicals were at best the disruptions of a malcontented intelligentsia lacking genuine popular support, and at worst the spectre of a generalized unrest that gave the pretext to repression.
cB lct Germany has tried several times to ban the biggest legal far-right party, the NPD, but as long as the country remains two societies - the richer west and the far poorer east - the ultra-right will continue to prey on the disadvantaged and malcontented.
Louscher's demeanor is hardly shrewish, but more that of a mildly malcontented soul who just wants to be left alone.
The imaginary Monstrous Races, may be defined as malformed, malcontented and misbehaving creatures believed to inhabit the periphery of the known world, primarily India, Ethiopia, and the far North.