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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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Of this experience, he lamented, "I was involved in a lot of bombing, a lot of terrorism," yet he also noted, "It's very strange--because at the same time in this very violent life--sometimes it was our duty to bomb Communists, people, to machine gun.
Brandy was extremely popular in England, its demise sure to be much lamented.
In an essay entitled "Sex and Sensibility," in the May 27, 1997 issue of The Advocate, Kramer foretold and lamented the wholesale plunge into promiscuity celebrated by Sheppard.
Cleina's daughter Philaenis, on the other hand, is lamented by her mother because she died too soon, before she was able to fulfill her roles as a wife and mother.
25) In 1962, the old-school Carl Bridenbaugh, president of the American Historical Association, lamented "The Great Mutation" that was undermining the profession.
Professor Yasar Onel, a University of Iowa physicist, was one who lamented its demise, as the supercollider would have included 11 Iowa physicists in the research and, revealingly, they would have been "on the receiving end of major grants for years to come," as reporter Tom Walsh wrote.
The con unction of the soul-and-body passage with the lament suggests as well that what is lamented in the nation is a moral and spiritual shortcoming (compare Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal") as well as a social and political one.
Duterte bared his plan in Davao City Friday night as he lamented that the country's streets were strewn with garbage and local officials were not doing their jobs of keeping their areas clean.
Summary: Prominent Shiite preacher Sayyed Ali Fadlallah Friday lamented that MPs' rhetoric during this week's three-day Parliamentary session had reached "its lowest levels.
The not-guilty verdicts blared from car radios, passers-by lamented or cheered it up and down the avenues of Los Angeles.
This has already been lamented on to death in skate magazines, but there is a higher concentration of well-known skaters in that small town than anywhere else in the world.
And in Latin Mass, Father James McLucas lamented the decline of the "incomparable and unparalleled intimacy" possessed by the priest: "He alone could touch God.