verb (used without object), re·pined, re·pin·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM repinere·pin·er, nounun·re·pined, adjectiveun·re·pin·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for repine
But, fortunately, they had scant time for repining, and there is nothing like active occupation to banish useless brooding.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
He has lost that spirit of repining and sarcasm, and lives as if he had an object.'The Heir of Redclyffe|Charlotte M. Yonge
He endured without repining the bent back, the sightless eyes, and the creaking joints incident to over-maturity.The Fiend's Delight|Dod Grile
And they learned to accept the inequalities of life without repining insolence.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V|John Lord
I prepared myself for dismissal, and hoped that, when the hour arrived, I should submit without repining.