- v. Simple past tense and past participle of keen.
“We thought Hollywood was our friend," they moaned... "first Atlas Shrugged, and now this?" they keened.”
“[S] he took Sato Kenji by their linked hands and led him to the rickety, shivering place between the carriage cars, where the wind keened and crooned through the cracks in the grating and the white walls gave way to chrome.”
“Many have torn their hair, beaten their breasts, and keened about the demise of independent and used bookstores.”
“So she keened and crooned and made cute fluttery eyelashes at her parents and asked for snakes.”
“Then, as the wife keened louder and I calculated an eBay recoupage of the virtually unused micro-fiber buckwheat-filled $300 dog-bed we'd just bought for this trip, what appeared to be a black seal came into view.”
“She opened her jaws and keened so high and thin that only the dog—the one she could smell sleeping at the foot of the bed—could hear.”
“But as the orange rays pierced it, it shrieked its pain and disappeared, leaving only tiny scraps that vibrated and keened a song of pain and loss.”
“These were dressed in ancient Ascalonian armor and keened and wailed as they attacked.”
“Almost immediately, his lover keened out in surrender as her body convulsed in ecstasy.”
“He curled into a miserable ball and keened, his gnarled fingers scratching fretfully in the undergrowth.”
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Words that have only one of the vowels. On this list I include only words with at least three vowels. When I first started the list, if a word had several forms, I generally listed only the one wit...
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