whimper


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to cry with soft, intermittent, often plaintive sounds

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a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way

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cry weakly or softly

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The media buzz on the issue might be loud, but when it comes to doing the homework on political and electoral reform in Lebanon, there's not even a bang, or a whimper, just silence.
Of Saturday's defeat he blamed his own side rather than praise Pools: "Losing, and losing with a whimper, will test our character.
Reduce the thunderous whir of the jet engine to a whimper with Sharper Image noise-cancellation headphones, $49,95.
Boston College's 2003-04 regular season came to an end last night in Dylan Thomas-esque fashion--with a whimper, not a bang.
Simply put, the Environics study depicts General Synod -- the national embodiment of the church -- as having utterly failed to tell its story, to such an extent that it appears its dissolution and death would cause scarcely a whimper among the church population at large.
Gottlieb sang a swan song of modernist abstraction, which ends with a geomorphic whimper as well as a gestural bang.
On Friday, the Oxford man went out with a whimper against Lleyton Hewitt.
Apparently, members of the Supreme Court and talk-radio audiences disagree and are rolling back the rights of children with hardly a whimper of dissent.
After a miserable fourth quarter, last year ended with a whimper for many mutual funds.
Says Mike Antonucci, director of The Education Intelligence Agency, a private research firm based in Sacramento California, "Instead of getting a bang for our buck, we are getting a whimper.
Each bear can hug its owner, play peek-a-boo, and whimper to show it's ready for his bottle.
The doorway beckons, the teacher smiles No one moves for a little while The chattering stops, a child cries out A whimper here, a whimper there Mothers' tensions fill the air They all go separate ways Shorn of their child for the very first day Counting the hours till tea-time comes Can't wait to hold their little ones DEREK THOMPSON, Queens Drive, Whickham.
Flat back-nines saw them tie for sixth, though, and what has been a tremendous betting year is threatening to end with a whimper.
Summary: West Ham's six-year stay in the Barclays Premier League has ended with a whimper as Sunderland eased to victory.
CHRIS Keogh wants his Sutton Coldfield Town side to end the season with a cup bang after admitting their league campaign ended in a whimper.