Originally posted by KennyBoiiii:
to stop, as at an obstacle, and refuse to proceed or to do something specified (usually followed by at ): He balked at making the speech.
(of a horse, mule, etc.) to stop short and stubbornly refuse to go on.
to place an obstacle in the way of; hinder; thwart
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[hwahyn, wahyn] Show IPA verb, whined, whin·ing, noun
–verb (used without object)
to utter a low, usually nasal, complaining cry or sound, as from uneasiness, discontent, peevishness, etc.: The puppies were whining from hunger.
to snivel or complain in a peevish, self-pitying way: He is always whining about his problems.
–verb (used with object)
to utter with or as if with a whine: I whined my litany of complaints.
a whining utterance, sound, or tone.
a feeble, peevish complaint.
[ Edited by NinerGM on Jul 31, 2011 at 15:33:08 ]