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Synonyms for whine

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to cry with soft, intermittent, often plaintive sounds

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to express negative feelings, especially of dissatisfaction or resentment

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a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way

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move with a whining sound

talk in a tearful manner

make a high-pitched, screeching noise

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So you missed it at the puppy stage, and now when you sit in the duck boat your dog whines at the prospect of a good hunt.
Many dogs whine and wait eagerly at the front door but eventually adjust to the absence of their young owners when they are in class.
After two incidents and responses by me at the moment of the whine, relief.
These people might whine and complain constantly, project to everything or simply remain silent without offering feedback of any kind.
Q I HAVE an eight-year-old toy poodle that whines all the time, especially when I sit down.
Only when Eitzel whines "No one cares if I live or die" does his drama go off the deep end.
These animals not only use sound to locate prey (and each other), but some evidence suggests that they also communicate in a code of clicks, whines and squawks that scientists have yet to crack completely.
Scalia whines about persecution, yet he has worked overtime to tear down the constitutional wall of separation between church and state that is religious freedom's best protection.
Scraping a bow across a string, a beginning violin student can readily create a remarkably diverse array of ear-jangling screeches, whines, and grunts.
Every time she whines he gets annoyed and has smacked her hard a few times to teach her a lesson.
That myth is a product of the education lobby, which makes sure California teachers earn the highest salaries in the nation, yet constantly whines that schools are underfunded.
Bring-Bring me somewhere lovely where people are so alive you can hear their pulses bump-bumping as they pass you on the street," whines Chris Jones.
But when she tries to cop a kiss, Sarah sweetly whines, "Krista, I can't.
While the Clunes whine about the primitive amenities, Karen whines at length about the Clunes' whining.
He whines (yet again) about the media on ``Unbreakable'' and ``Privacy,'' and with the equally forgettable ``Cry,'' he posits himself as some sort of angelic force sent to earth to help the less fortunate.