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snivel

verb

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to complain or cry in an annoying way
  • The child sniveled until he got his way.

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The first known use of snivel was in the 14th century

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“Snivel.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/snivel. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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