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See definition of snivelling on Dictionary.com
  • as incry
  • as insobbing
  • as inwailing

synonyms for snivelling

  • howl
  • lament
  • sob
  • bawl
  • bawling
  • bewailing
  • blubber
  • blubbering
  • howling
  • keening
  • lamentation
  • mourning
  • snivel
  • sobbing
  • sorrowing
  • tears
  • wailing
  • weeping
  • whimpering
  • yowl
  • shedding tears
  • the blues
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      How to use snivelling in a sentence

      Why not have kept him here among the rest, and made a sneaking, snivelling pickpocket of him at once?
      OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
      I want none of your pity, rejoined Haywood; keep your snivelling till it be your own turn.
      THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
      I know what you mean by bishops—rascals like yourself, Kidderminster bishops, factious, snivelling Presbyterians!'
      THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
      Always poking his blessed 'humanity' ideas down a man's throat and snivelling over people's souls.
      THE RIDDLE OF THE MYSTERIOUS LIGHTMARY E. HANSHEW
      I am afraid to go to the Hopes, for there he will follow me, and he is a snivelling, watering thing to make a fuss and spoil all.
      "PERSONS UNKNOWN"VIRGINIA TRACY
      And I'm not a snivelling wench either; but she speaks of him a way to make a girl drink her tears, if they ain't to be let fall.'
      THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
      This clacking and snivelling is enough to kill a well man, let alone one lying on the edge of his grave.
      HANS BRINKERMARY MAPES DODGE
      It was no use, he said, snivelling, or funking the thing; so he went into battle valiantly.
      RAVENSHOEHENRY KINGSLEY
      "I'll brown both sides of him yit, when I git the griddle ready for him," the man exclaimed, half snivelling.
      THE ENTAILED HATGEORGE ALFRED TOWNSEND
      I'll not believe it; he is too good a youth to meddle with such a canting, snivelling set as are congregated there.
      THE CAVALIERS OF VIRGINIA, VOL. 1 OF 2WILLIAM A. CARUTHERS
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