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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of deplore.

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Examples

  • The only thing about it to he deplored is that it was unsuccessful.

    The Capture of Jefferson Davis

  • Sublime and intellectual as were these enlightened principles of morality, how vastly to be deplored is the fact that they are not more generally and permanently entertained.

    Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • The UN envoy for the freedom of expression deplored the use of the media by Mexico's violent drug gangs during a visit to Ciudad Juarez on Tuesday.

    Raw Story

  • The American delegate rejected the resolution for singling out one country, while the Israeli representative said that he "deplored" the resolution and pledged that "Israel will not cooperate in any matter."

    Hope, Hype, and the Many Faces of Barack Obama

  • The Group of Eight, the club of the world's richest economies, issued a statement during a meeting of foreign ministers in Trieste, Italy, saying it "deplored" the post-election violence.

    Tehran Hard-Liners Seek to Show Their Dominance

  • They "deplored" the "sexist attacks against Senator Clinton that have circulated in the media."

    Jon Wiener: Anti-Hillary Sentiment On The Rise Among Leading Feminists

  • The leaders expressed support for all peace efforts after devastating wars in the vast country, and "deplored" a massacre of Congolese refugees in neighbouring Burundi last week, as well as a foiled coup in

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • France and the United States both took note of Sassou Nguesso's victory, Paris saying that it "deplored" foreign intervention and

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Socialist Forces Front said it "deplored" the meeting set to take place in New York before the end of the month.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Mr Ivan Michaels, whose body was found alongside the railway line near Phillipi on Friday, was found to be related to the hospital strike, the union "deplored" the incident in the strongest terms.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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