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  • Twitching all over, he even uttered a plaintive whine.
  • He uttered one plaintive "O—oh!" and then was silent.

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  • She asked in a plaintive voice.
  • "I don’t want no trouble," he said plaintively.
    John Steinbeck  --  Of Mice and Men

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