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

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Examples

  • "Learning How to Die," a disgruntled president of a major record label bemoaned Jeff Tweedy's penchant for making "indulgent" albums.

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  • Bal, who co-wrote "A Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novel", bemoaned "a lack of ambition and a repetitiveness of theme and setting", in part because authors in their early 30s or younger have been largely shaped by post-liberation India after the opening up of the economy in the early 90s.

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  • Bal, who co-wrote "A Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novel," bemoaned "a lack of ambition and a repetitiveness of theme and setting," in part because authors in their early 30s or younger have been largely shaped by post-liberation India after the opening up of the economy in the early 90s.

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  • In his inaugural address, Obama appealed for "a new era of responsibility," bemoaned "greed and irresponsibility" and "failure to make hard choices."

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  • White House says no one "bemoaned" Bush vacations?

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  • Yet, when all is said and done, we still live the same pathetic handful of decades bemoaned by the author of Psalm 90: “The number of our days is seventy years, or if generously given, then eighty…” and this is the ultimate rebuke to our clumsy modern way of being.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Pagan Emperor Julian the Apostate bemoaned that Christianity's popularity spread primarily through its charitable works: "It is [the Christians'] philanthropy toward strangers, the care they take of the graves of the dead, and the affected sanctity with which they conduct their lives that have done [the] most to spread their atheism."

    Matt J. Rossano: The Christian Revolution

  • At the time, Yang bemoaned, "A dignified, nonhysterical account of our peculiar sufferings untethered to the American upper middle class's Ivy League fixation and richly justified fear of national decline remains elusive."

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  • He bemoaned that Egyptian Christians and Egyptian Muslims might be brought together by Tahrir Square, or a commitment to the Palestinian cause, and then separated over insignificant sectarian issues.

    H.A. Hellyer: Sermons of the Revolution: Religious Emotions at the Tahrir Square Mosque

  • NEWT GINGRICH BRAGS ABOUT FAKE TWITTER FOLLOWERS - Resorting to a strategy employed by 12-year-old girls and Capitol Hill reporters, Newt Gingrich yesterday bemoaned his lack of popularity by appealing to his robust number of Twitter followers.

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