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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 plaint has been lodged by Magnesium Developments Pty Limited (MDL) who is seeking orders from the Warden for the grant of a mineral claim and extractive mineral lease over part of the Leigh Creek Magnesite Project.
We are just recovering, in the United States, from the entirely predictable kerfuffle over a plaint published by Anne-Marie Slaughter, the former director of policy planning at the State Department and a professor at Princeton University, called "Why Women Still Can't Have it All.
That adversary corn plaint, filed in April 2010, was in place when the SEC sought to freeze the church's assets, alleging that the defendants transferred $669,000 in assets to the church over the years, even though the money was supposed to go to specific investments.
Second, the pieces themselves are placed in the context of her contemporaries' work: her compositions are interspersed with songs by Peter Abelard (the Biblical plaint Planctus David super Saul et Ionatha and the hymn O Quanta Qualia) and a selection of anonymously composed examples of early Aquitanian polyphony taken from the St.
Similarly, another case was registered on the plaint of Muhammad Iqbal of Laksian who sold sugar cane worth Rs.
Blocked printers, unproductive meetings and the increasing use of jargon were the leading causes for coms plaint, with poor technology also irritating staff.
27, 1976, son of the late Gary Plaint, and graduated from Grafton High School.
The co-op's power sources are diverse in their location, scope and output, and include the coal-fired Healy Power Plant (28 MW); oil-fired North Pole Power Plant (120 MW); oil-fired Zehnder Power Plaint (41 MW); Delta Power Plaint (27 MW); Bradley Lake hydro power (20 MW via the intertie).
In the face of the horrors in the Mideast, my plaint can sound like queer-quibbling, even to me.
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.
TNA: In reading the circuit court decision, it appears that the plaint ifs bringing the case against the monument and the court may object more to you personally than to the Ten Commandments monument or to your official behavior as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court.
When the plasterboard is all in place and the filler has dried and been sanded, you can refix the skirting and any other boards before redecorating with plaint or wallpaper.