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Main Entry: plan·gent
Etymology: Latin plangent-, plangens, present participle of plangere to strike, lament — more at plaint
1 : having a loud reverberating sound 2 : having an expressive and especially plaintive quality — plan·gent·ly adverb
2 : having an expressive and especially plaintive quality
— plan·gent·ly adverb
January 2, 2010
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