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whine

 
 
pronunciation:
waIn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: whines, whining, whined
definition 1: to complain or cry because you do not like something.
My little brother is whining about going to bed early.
definition 2: to make a long, high cry as a sign of pain or fear.
The dog whined because it wanted to go out.
similar words:
cry, scream
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derivations: whiningly (adv.), whiner (n.)
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