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Plural for a feeble or petulant complaint
“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.”
Plural for 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.”
Plural for 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.”
Plural for a long, loud, wavering cry or howl
Plural for a continuing sound, especially of a person's voice, that is unchanging in pitch and without intonation
Plural for a short, high-pitched sound or cry
Plural for a musical note or sound used as a signal on a communications device (such as a telephone)
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.”
To utter a long high-pitched cry or moan
“The cub began to whine loudly and huddled up between his father's forepaws.”
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.”
To make or emit a noise or sound
Be constantly or visibly anxious
To speak in a low or barely audible voice
Make sharp, high-pitched sound
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