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 for Carped
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Carp \Carp\ (k[aum]rp), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Carped
     (k[aum]rpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Carping.] [OE. carpen to say,
     speak; from Scand. (cf. Icel. karpa to boast), but influenced
     later by L. carpere to pluck, calumniate.]
     1. To talk; to speak; to prattle. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     2. To find fault; to cavil; to censure words or actions
        without reason or ill-naturedly; -- usually followed by
        at.
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              Carping and caviling at faults of manner. --Blackw.
                                                    Mag.
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              And at my actions carp or catch.      --Herbert.
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