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bleating

verb
present participle of bleat

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1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • as far as the slumlord was concerned, the unhappy tenants were just bleating about nothing

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2 to utter feeble plaintive cries
  • the baby bleated softly as he woke up, then smiled

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“Bleating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bleating. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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