Re*pine" (r?-p?n"), v. i. [Pref. re- + pine to languish.]


To fail; to wane.

[Obs.] "Reppening courage yields no foot to foe."



To continue pining; to feel inward discontent which preys on the spirits; to indulge in envy or complaint; to murmur.

But Lachesis thereat gan to repine. Spenser.

What if the head, the eye, or ear repined To serve mere engines to the ruling mind? Pope.


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Re*pine", n.

Vexation; mortification.




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