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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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And as Lord Tebbit has told him, he should get a grip of these malcontents and dump them if they continue to ignore his leadership.
But YouTube has turned into YobTube, with Midland malcontents using it to boast about gang membership.
Incredibly, despite immense improvements in our standard of living and quality of life when compared with the war years, there still seem to be so many malcontents in our society.
The Malcontents are not an organized group (they are several), but they have the usual gripes in common--the "Fad Four:" contraception, abortion, homosexuality, and women's ordination.
It was home to a conspiracy of militant malcontents who, while never representing a majority of Americans' concerns, raised such a well-organized fuss that they took over a major political party.
But these are the mavericks, malcontents and militants who must share responsibility for keeping Labour out of power for 17 years.
The pessimists and malcontents predicted that we couldn't win, that the other claims and legal costs of the bankruptcy would eat up the estate and leave us with nothing.
The misery moos and malcontents who will pour scorn on the idea would do well to think of the Angel of the North in the North East, Liverpool's Superlambanana and the Iron Men of Crosby beach.
Both facts, allege the malcontents of Left and Right, preclude these men from "understanding ordinary people" and, therefore, they are not to be trusted.
We doubt many Labour MPs beyond the usual malcontents share her view, though she'll enjoy her 15 minutes of fame.
I hope this puts to rest all those references to ``Dubya'' and all of the other demeaning phrases used by the political malcontents in letters that you love to print.
I would suggest that he will come out of this very well indeed and you only have to look at the two malcontents who are aiming daggers at him to see the reasons.