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- v. Present participle of pule.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cry, as of a chicken,; a whining or whimpering.
- adj. Whimpering; whining; childish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plaintive piping, as of a chicken; a whining complaint.
- Complaining; whining; crying; childish; weak.
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Men have perfected technology for garnering more power from less wind, installing large gears on larger blades for the sake of turning the turbine at a constant speed even in puling puffs of air.
I say the Republicans deserve to be called puling country clubbers if they're not will to physically battle those who beat them again and again.
What that's doing is kind of puling in the real world in a strange way. ...
The Culture Industry's corporations through the media (its music, its newspapers, its television channels, its plays and its films) increasingly suffocate the individual imagination through this so - called education and entertainment to provide the kind of puling, paralyzing resignation (room for the natural disasters of Haiti and Chile, none for the genocides of
It's just protocol to consider everyone before officially puling the trigger.
The pair are puling fast growth overseas, particularly in emerging markets.
The Tea Party collectively is not extreme; it is too diverse/disorganized for that — its got loads of extremists puling it in loads of directions and the sum of these vectors is as of yet unkown
Once, when two little girls -- evidently the wharfinger's daughters -- went by, my hand reached out to the door to open it so that I might call to them and present them with the puling little wretch.
George comes here puling and whining about honest debate, but is scarcely able to say anything without immediately committing the most laughably grotesque sorts of Ignoratio Elenchi imaginable.
I would note that the people at RealClimate are actual scientists working and publishing in the field, not puling wannabes and vicious lying ideologues such as Darnel goes down on — I mean “gets down” on.