sniveling :

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  • n  whining in a tearful manner
  • v  talk in a tearful manner
  • v  snuff up mucus through the nose
  • v  cry or whine with snuffling

  • He moves among heroic Chinese patriots, sniveling collaborators and sadistic Japanese.
  • Lionel Barrymore plays a sniveling old Confederate veteran .
  • For a while, Lester and her sniveling girl friend Evelyn (they had been killed by the same crashing plane) were lonely in the soundless, deserted London they haunted.
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  • Colleges Are Spending All Their Money on Your Precious Fancy Dorms
    College, an institution that, like one of those "deluxe" raffle tickets, extracts a hefty fee in exchange for a chance of entry into a higher social class, is very expensive these days. Why? According to one new analysis, it's because of your sniveling need for "nice" dorms and food. Read more...        
    June 25, 2013 - Gawker

  • Layne Morris in Minneapolis Star Tribune
    If my drill sergeant had spoken to me like that in basic training I'd probably still be sending him Christmas cards,said Morris, now out of the military and living in Salt Lake City. "He's not sniveling and whining because he's hurt or...
  • Julia Gillard in Pravda
    I move that that sniveling grub over there be not further heard,Gillard said.
  • Billy Corgan in Chicago Sun-Times
    must you continue to prove your nothing but a sniveling, jealous person,Corgan wrote, seemingly averse to capital letters and the rules of grammar. "i'm very sorry for you that you are fat and that your career choice (wire cover band)...

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