whine


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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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"I won't whine for the rest of my life, as I have more reasons to be happy than to be sad nowadays," he added.
To boost the accuracy of the early warning system, the researchers will now process 100 hours of recordings in the wild and in labs, including scores of mosquito whines.
My dog barks or stands by the door, signaling with his body and voice he wants to " go out." He stands at the pantry door and "whines" with urgency, when he wants a cookie.
The short video clip being aired by local tv station says that those who choose to not vote and let others decide for them should not 'later whine, criticise, applaud, and discuss'.
To help him be less anxious so he will whine less, make a list of things that cause your dog fear or stress, and pick two or three to start counter-conditioning, that is, changing how he feels about those things, so they no longer cause him stress or fear.
I have a four-year-old cat who whines excessively - for everything.
In fact, children usually will go for the "maybe payoff' loophole and whine more often in hopes of getting their way.
If at any point he whines and gets a positive response, you've reinforced negative behavior and can bet he'll try it again.
There it was--a peak that corresponded to the whine. Just to be sure, I used another app, a frequency generator, to generate a tone at the peak frequency.
Many dogs whine with frustration because they want to interact with other dogs, people or even cars they see out the windows.
Dogs with separation anxiety will bark, howl or whine; destroy something, leaving behind scratched doors, damaged blinds or torn curtains; or have accidents, Dodman said.
If she does whine during a wait, stop, take her out of her box and walk her away, quit for the day, back up a few steps and go again the next day.
But as soon as we got out of the harbor, he started to whine and vomit.
"Peter and the Whimper-Whineys" is a versed, color illustrated children's story about a very unpopular small rabbit named Peter who only knows how to whine. Because Peter's mother tires of his whining, she warns him about going to live with the Whimper-Whineys, a rude group of unpleasant beings.
These guys seem to be living with a onepoint agenda -- to whine, whine, and then whine some more.