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plaint

noun agony, anguish, complaint, cry, dirge, discontent, displeasure, dissatisfaction, distress, expression of discontent, expression of grief, expression of pain, grief, grieving, groan, lament, lamenta, lamentation, moan, querela, querimonia, sigh, sorrow, wail, whine, woe
See also: accusation, charge, complaint, denunciation, outcry

plaint

a statement in writing of grounds of complaint made to a court of law and asking for redress of the grievance.

PLAINT, Eng. law. The exhibiting of any action, real or personal, in writing; the party making his plaint is called the plaintiff.

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The impeachment complaint filed against Sereno is the second filed in a month, after a similar plaint against the Supreme Court Chief Justice was rejected because no one endorsed it.
Purcell is facing being evicted from the house on Rosewood Terrace in How don, Wallsend, that has been the her home since 2002 after a shameful series of com plaints.
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she asks in "Once More, for the Dollhouse," a spare banjo seconding her stark plaint, while on "Sugar and Spice" she announces, "I've done myself in.
27, 1976, son of the late Gary Plaint, and graduated from Grafton High School.
In the face of the horrors in the Mideast, my plaint can sound like queer-quibbling, even to me.
The bankruptcy estate's primary goal is to reach a negotiated settlement, but it has threatened to submit the related plaint to the Helsinki District Court.
There are 29 other former workers from the same plaint who have cases pending.
But with this plaint having been made many times, and with architectural theorists, historians and practitioners beginning to address race and the post-colonial condition, the authors would have served their admirable cause better, by suggesting or examining alternative practices that address their concerns.
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Ever the pain in the buttocks, the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America trotted out the worn-out plaint about direct shipments leading to a state's inability to collect taxes and increased sales to minors.