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Yet, rather than following the path laid out in its shadow docket decisions this term, Fulton ended instead with a whimper.
3 WINNERS AND 3 LOSERS FROM THE JUST-COMPLETED SUPREME COURT TERMIAN MILLHISERJULY 2, 2021VOX
For much of its run, Game of Thrones was the biggest show on television, and then it went out with a whimper.
HOW CAN WE MISS GAME OF THRONES IF IT NEVER WENT AWAY?EMILY VANDERWERFFAPRIL 16, 2021VOX
Dems in disarrayThe 2020 election ended in a whimper yesterday evening, when Democrat Rita Hart suspended her challenge to the results in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District.
THE TRAILER: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE MAJORITY DOESN'T RULE?DAVID WEIGELAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He turned kind of white around the gills when he first felt the halter around his neck, and then braced up and not a whimper.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
By this time the bent figure sitting in the rocking-chair, near the coffin began to show signs of life and whimper a little.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The whimper grew to a cry which Bud's rude rocking back and forth on the box before the fireplace could not still.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
Just look at those poor boys there—some of them are dying, almost, but they won't whimper.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
In the ominous silence the dog began to whimper in his sleep and his hind legs kicked convulsively.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Under all which, what could Brandenburg and the others do; but whimper some trembling protest, "Clear against Law!"
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. III. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Dall and Whimper we could not find, nor Bancroft at that time.
OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO ALASKACHARLES WARREN STODDARD
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WORDS RELATED TO WHIMPER

  • bawled
  • bemoaned
  • bewailed
  • blubbered
  • boohooed
  • broke down
  • burst into tears
  • complained
  • deplored
  • dripped
  • grieved
  • howled
  • keened
  • lamented
  • let it out
  • let went
  • mewled
  • moaned
  • mourned
  • shed tears
  • snivelled
  • sobbed
  • squalled
  • ululated
  • wailed
  • whimpered
  • yowled
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