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A feeble or petulant complaint
“The assault landing thrusters begin to kick in, a loudly whine of complaint against too rapid a fall under fierce gravity.”
A long, high-pitched complaining cry
“The wolf's ears deflated, the look on his face quickly taking a run for depression, a lamenting whine emitting from his throat.”
A long, high-pitched unpleasant sound
“Miller would have dismissed the thud if it were not for the unusual whine that the engine had developed soon after the thud.”
To express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
“She's always calling me to whine about her problems.”
A long, high-pitched unpleasant sound
“After what seemed like a very long time, the whine of the engine changed pitch and they seemed to descend.”
To issue a long high-pitched moan
“He could hear a child whining in the background.”
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