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But that period going by, she became querulous about the cold, and shivered and whimpered.

At such times he whimpered and snarled in his sleep, and they that looked on said that his dreams were bad.

White Fang sat down in the shadow of a birch and whimpered softly.

"Oh, don't say that, doctor," whimpered the poor withered creature on the bed.

When I whimpered about my troubles she told me her own story.

"No, it's nothing to you," whimpered Kate, from behind both hands.

"More milk, mammy," he whimpered, and then he imitated all kinds of baby prattle.

Cowed, like a hound at sight of the whip, Ramiro whimpered into silence.

Over their heads the crazy night whimpered and scolded in an old man's voice.

He complained about pains in all his bones, he whimpered pitifully.

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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