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Gave it up, as you did, without a whimper or even a whisper?

I might be a "Babe in the Wood," but he should not have the satisfaction of hearing me whimper.

"Your father is nothing but an ache and a stound to you, lass," Sim would say in a whimper.

Ralph would rather have heard him whimper and shuffle as he had done before.

Liza, frightened again, began once more to whimper prettily.

He called gently, and the animal responded with a whimper, but remained where it was.

We will meet again, and when you whimper and beg for mercy, remember this moment!

With what was almost a whimper of suppressed fear he rocked backward on his heels.

His courage had evidently forsaken him; he began to whimper and cry bitterly.

The girl began to whimper, and the lieutenant took Darco by the sleeve.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, probably of imitative origin, or from German wimmern "to whimper, moan." The noun is first recorded c.1700. Related: Whimpered; whimpering.

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