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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of .

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Examples

  • Oh, how he pitied him, —pitied him, —and wondered if he had the coiling twisted rope.

    XIII. Of the Coming of John.

  • "This morning it got around and came to me that you was standing out all alone for John Wood, and that the talk was that they 'd be down on you, and drive you out of town, and that everybody pitied _me_, -- _pitied me!

    Eli First published in the "Century Magazine"

  • They remembered the conversation and again pitied Ali Banu, and glanced towards his house.

    Hauff's Fairy Tales, Translated and Adapted

  • She had got it into her head that I 'pitied' her, which seemed to be a crime.

    Sir George Tressady — Volume II

  • But though it all brought for him thus a dim light, "You 'pitied' him?" he grudgingly, resentfully asked.

    The Jolly Corner

  • Besides, there was the young lady herself, and she seemed so forlorn and helpless that I kind of pitied her.

    The Lady of the Aroostook

  • Even in her dismay she thought of him, and "pitied" him, as he had said.

    Allison Bain, or, By a Way she knew not

  • I even kind of pitied him -- he was so scorned and slighted; and for all he'd a bold look about him, as if he were not ashamed, he seemed pining and shrunk.

    Sexton's Hero

  • "pitied" the man who messed with her, and he meant it.

    Kiss the Girls

  • Most remarkably, like the slaves who pitied the awkward moves of their masters, Agnes looked down upon the elite and the moral reformers who believed that Coney Island and dance halls were beneath them.

    A Renegade History of the United States

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