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whine

verb [I]     /waɪn/
to make a long, high, sad sound: Leon's dog was sitting by the door whining, so I thought I'd better take it for a walk.Animal (non-human) soundsComplaining disapproving If you whine, especially as a child, you complain or express disappointment or unhappiness repeatedly: Alice, if you carry on whining like that I won't take you - do you understand!Animal (non-human) soundsComplaining
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