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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of whimper.


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  • "Thar was al'ays time for him to go huntin '," whimpered grandmother.

    The Miller of Old Church

  • The plunge of the engine, that now and again whimpered affrightedly in the darkness, could be felt through the whole train, as one feels beneath one the fierce play of the loins of a runaway horse.

    In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World

  • Elaka whimpered but kept on trying to get another grip around the Trill's neck.


  • "The mayor's been the mayor now for going to be 20 years and he's had some real hits and he's taken them pretty hard, but he hasn't whined or whimpered, which is in the Chicago tradition, and he keeps on going," said Roosevelt University political scientist Paul Green.

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  • But there wasn't any more quar'l, only Momma kind of whimpered once or twice, and Poppa said: 'Oh, for God's sake, shut up and lea' me sleep.

    The Best Short Stories of 1920 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

  • Rather than present the strong cliff-hangers that the two previous years had left for the upcoming season, the third season kind of whimpered out, and it was surprising to me that so many people were still excited about the show when the finale happened.

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  • "It's 'is liver," whimpered Chesney, as his beloved confidante panted expressionlessly on his makeshift tumour-mattress.

    World of Lather

  • I whimpered for the hundredth time, needing release.

    My Fair Succubi

  • I whimpered, blinking rapidly to fight back the tears that threatened to overwhelm me.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Pain shot through my arm, and I whimpered when he pressed his body up against mine.

    My Fair Succubi


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