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When the machine is operating, it emits a penetrating whine, like a dentist’s drill.
GENE WEINGARTEN: NEW YORK, FROM THE BIZARRE TO THE TRULY BIZARREGENE WEINGARTENJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For above the beat of the rain and the shrill whine of the wind came a strain of music, mournful, yet exquisitely beautiful.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Talpers's voice had taken on something of a whine, and Lowell straightened up in disgust.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
A cry, a little cry almost like the whine of a small animal suddenly hurt, escaped from Latour's lips.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
The only answer was an uneasy whine as the animal crouched close to the man's feet.
THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLSHAROLD BELL WRIGHT
James thought his kingly power divine And, loathing Puritanic ‘whine,’
A HUMOROUS HISTORY OF ENGLANDC. HARRISON
That complacent remark struck the ear awry, like the whine of a deacons report at a Sunday-school convention.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
Behind him he heard shots, heard the angry whine of bullets past his ear.
THE DARK DOORALAN EDWARD NOURSE
All the self-control of his nature could scarcely help him to suppress a whine.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
With a whine the dog fell, his front paws slipping from the Duke's shoulders.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
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WORDS RELATED TO WHINE

  • blub
  • fat
  • flab
  • flitch
  • nettle
  • seethe
  • sob
  • swell
  • swollen
  • thick
  • wail
  • weep
  • whale
  • whimper
  • whine
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