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lament

verb bemoan, bewail, commiserate, feel connern for, feel emotions for, feel for, feel remorse for, feel sennitive to, fret, grieve, grieve for, mourn, mourn for, pine, pity, regret, sympathize
See also: deplore, languish, outcry, plaint, regret, repent
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Summary: Future MP Bahia Hariri lamented the presidential vacuum over the weekend but expressed hope that the Lebanese will overcome this ordeal and build an independent and functioning state.
How she wept, his eldest daughter, how she lamented and wept, wi bakit bittu ilkabira Cadadit wi bakit "Indeed
Although in the given case more than a year had passed from the death of the lamented husband, the time had not reduced the lamenting widow's regret and grief; besides, she had problems connected with the appearances of the husband in her dreams and his nightly visits to their house.
On the other hand, Paul lamented Peter's betrayal of the truth of the gospel by yielding to the pressure of the Judaizers who insisted that Hellenists should follow the eating practices of Jews (Gal 2:13-16; see Acts 10:10-35).
Under a front-page headline "Murder most fowl", The Star newspaper lamented the demise.
The conservative blogger Andrew Sullivan once grumpily lamented the rise of "the iPod people.
In an October 4 letter to the London Times, signers such as the Dalai Lama, retired Anglican archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Catholic ethicist Father Robert Drinan of Georgetown University lamented the "global horror story" that results in 1,000 deaths a day from the world's nearly 640 million firearms.
Following this diagnosis, Canadian Anglicans who still have faith in our church can only echo Jeremiah's words, as he lamented, "Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there?
After several days of fishing all of the old haunts and holes with limited success, and after listening to many fish stories from bygone trips, a less-than-impressed son-in-law lamented, "You're fishing memories
3 -- color) Figure skater Johnny Weir lamented his missing ``aura'' after finishing fifth.
That the former's death was mourned as the loss of a "tireless creator" by French President Jacques Chirac and the latter's passing was lamented by the venerable office of the minister of culture not only suggests the artists' centrality to French art after World War II, but perhaps also delineates the limits of their work's critical impact on the institutions of postwar society.
While vacationers lamented the loss of the tea dance, town locals saw the sale as another sign that Provincetown risks becoming an overpriced vacation spot for the rich.