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  • noun Plural form of lament.

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Examples

  • McCain laments that all anyone wanted to talk about on the tour for her book, "Dirty Sexy Politics," was Palin.

    Meghan McCain's Palin problem

  • This whole episode reminds me of a poem we did at primary school called The Twins by Henry S Leigh where the hapless twin laments, … I put the question fruitlessly to everyone I knew.

    Global Voices in English » South Africa: Is Caster Semenye a man or a woman?

  • "Why," Epstein laments, "cannot I, even so late in the day, grow into one of those admirable fellows — reasonable, tolerant, generous-spirited, honorable — that Jefferson called 'natural aristocrats' and that a liberal arts education is supposed to form but almost never does?"

    Archive 2004-01-01

  • "Why," Epstein laments, "cannot I, even so late in the day, grow into one of those admirable fellows — reasonable, tolerant, generous-spirited, honorable — that Jefferson called 'natural aristocrats' and that a liberal arts education is supposed to form but almost never does?"

    The recommended daily allowance

  • "Why," Epstein laments, "cannot I, even so late in the day, grow into one of those admirable fellows — reasonable, tolerant, generous-spirited, honorable — that Jefferson called 'natural aristocrats' and that a liberal arts education is supposed to form but almost never does?"

    01.04

  • "Why," Epstein laments, "cannot I, even so late in the day, grow into one of those admirable fellows — reasonable, tolerant, generous-spirited, honorable — that Jefferson called 'natural aristocrats' and that a liberal arts education is supposed to form but almost never does?"

    01.04

  • "Why," Epstein laments, "cannot I, even so late in the day, grow into one of those admirable fellows — reasonable, tolerant, generous-spirited, honorable — that Jefferson called 'natural aristocrats' and that a liberal arts education is supposed to form but almost never does?"

    12.03

  • "Why," Epstein laments, "cannot I, even so late in the day, grow into one of those admirable fellows — reasonable, tolerant, generous-spirited, honorable — that Jefferson called 'natural aristocrats' and that a liberal arts education is supposed to form but almost never does?"

    12.03

  • "Why," Epstein laments, "cannot I, even so late in the day, grow into one of those admirable fellows — reasonable, tolerant, generous-spirited, honorable — that Jefferson called 'natural aristocrats' and that a liberal arts education is supposed to form but almost never does?"

    12.03

  • Yezeed's army appears, his general makes a speech, Imām Hoossein laments his pathetic fate; he then goes out to fight, and returns, himself and his horse covered with arrows.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

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