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whine

noun

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an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment
  • the perennial whine that movies aren't as good as they used to be

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whine

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of whine (Entry 2 of 2)

to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • for the whole of our vacation, the kids whined on and on about the weather

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“Whine.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whine. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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