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  • verbcomplain
  • verbcry

synonyms for snivel

  • gripe
  • groan
  • whimper
  • whine
See also synonyms for: sniveling
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How to use snivel in a sentence

I, the Socman, am shorn of my lands that you may snivel Latin and eat bread for which you never did hand's turn.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
There was a snivel of delight on the face of the rascal who had formerly spoken, and who now responded to his chief's invitation.
THE HERO OF PANAMAF. S. BRERETON
I dont snivel about what you call moral obligations; I only recognize money obligations.
THE WAYFARERSMARY STEWART CUTTING
The boy was sniveling too, but I took notice it wasn't a scared snivel—it was a mad snivel, if you all know what I mean.
BACK HOMEIRVIN S. COBB
Whatever you do (and I address myself in particular to you in the furthest), never snivel.
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT AND MODERN VOLUME 11VARIOUS
Why, I would maroon any of my crew who would cry and grovel and snivel when tied up for his three dozen.
THE LADY OF LYNNWALTER BESANT
To sit down and snivel would do no good; to curse his father would be useless and wicked; to force himself on Kate sheer madness.
KENNEDY SQUAREF. HOPKINSON SMITH
The accent, to our ears, is lost in the pious snivel—pardon the somewhat unclerical word.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL 58, NO. 357, JULY 1845VARIOUS
Then Snivel walked back into the cave, leaving Wild to his own reflections.
YOUNG WILD WEST AT "FORBIDDEN PASS"AN OLD SCOUT
The judge and Mr. Snivel are the last to take their departure, and bid the hostess good-night.
AN OUTCASTF. COLBURN ADAMS
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