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Sample sentences for the GRE study word whine

whine can be used as a verb
whine can be used as a noun

1.They do not sweat and whine about their condition. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2."It is well that you come here to whine over the desolation that you have made. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
3."Did you really think I was the kind of girl to roll about on the floor and whine for mercy. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
4.The whine had changed to a sort of humming purr that seemed to come from every quarter of the compass. - from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
5.Buck simply smothered him by virtue of superior weight, and cut him up till he ceased snapping and began to whine for mercy. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
6.pain For as a horse I coulde bite and whine I coulde plain, an' I was in the guilt. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
7.Father Wolf listened, and below in the valley that ran down to a little river he heard the dry, angry, snarly, singsong whine of a tiger who has caught nothing and does not care if all the jungle knows it. - from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
8.Occasionally the whistle of a huntsman, the snort of a horse, the crack of a whip, or the whine of a straggling hound could be heard. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.Buck whined with suppressed eagerness. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
10."But don't give me away to him," she whined "I am afraid of him. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
11."No but one of them was mine all the same," whined the little man. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
12.The lash bit into him again and again, but he neither whined nor struggled. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
13.And even Billee, the good-natured, was less good-natured, and whined not half so placatingly as in former days. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
14.As it was, the jar made her catch her breath and wonder what had happened and Toto put his cold little nose into her face and whined dismally. - from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
15.He whined placatingly, squirmed and wriggled to show his good will and intentions, and even ventured, as a bribe for peace, to lick Buck's face with his warm wet tongue. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
16.Stir a whisker, Lungri, and I ram the Red Flower down thy gullet" He beat Shere Khan over the head with the branch, and the tiger whimpered and whined in an agony of fear. - from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
17."It is time to hunt again." He was going to spring down hill when a little shadow with a bushy tail crossed the threshold and whined "Good luck go with you, O Chief of the Wolves. - from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

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