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Today's Word "pule"

To whimper on

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pule \PYOOL\ (intransitive verb) - To whimper; to whine.

"Darla's fretting and puling over her missing feline were such that she was banished to the furthest, most sound-proofed room in the domicile."

 

Pule is perhaps from French piauler, "to whine, to pule," ultimately of imitative origin.

 

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