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lament
used in David Copperfield

3 uses
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Definition to express grief or regret
  • I take off my ring, I wear my worst clothes, I use no bear's grease, and I frequently lament over the late Miss Larkins's faded flower.
    Chapters 16-18 (**% in)
  • When he did throw his head back, and take it off quick, I had a horrible fear, I confess, of seeing him meet the fate of the lamented Mr. Topsawyer, and fall lifeless on the carpet.
    Chapters 4-6 (53% in)
  • 'I so far agree with what Miss Trotwood has remarked,' observed Miss Murdstone, bridling, 'that I consider our lamented Clara to have been, in all essential respects, a mere child.'
    Chapters 13-15 (64% in)

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