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Noun
A feeble or petulant complaint
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“He came by night to the pavilion on the lake and reiterated his whine about the devildom of the country into which the foreigners had dragged him.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
A long, usually high-pitched and 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.”
Noun
A long, loud, wavering cry or howl
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A continuing sound, especially of a person's voice, that is unchanging in pitch and without intonation
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A short, high-pitched sound or cry
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A musical note or sound used as a signal on a communications device (such as a telephone)
Verb
To complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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“Sometimes Lenka called me to whine about Tolyan's behavior, as though I'd sold her a defective product.”
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To utter a long high-pitched cry or moan
“The cub began to whine loudly and huddled up between his father's forepaws.”
Verb
To make or issue a long, usually high-pitched and unpleasant sound
“Sirens whine and, occasionally, a mechanical voice will repeat a warning to get the pilot's attention.”
Verb
To make or emit a noise or sound
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To speak in a low or barely audible voice
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