Sentence Examples

  • From the tents came now loud angry cries and now plaintive groans.
  • The plaintive moan of reproach was drowned by the threatening and angry roar of the crowd.
  • The puppy let out a plaintive whimper when the girl stepped on its foot.
  • Her plaintive words showed the sorrow and remore that Rachel felt.
  • Her plaintive begging was not sufficient to get the little girl out of the punishment.

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