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plaintive
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Great Expectations
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  • Camilla brightened when Miss Pocket met with this rebuff; and she murmured, as she plaintively contemplated Miss Havisham, "Poor dear soul!

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  • She asked in a plaintive voice.
  • "I don’t want no trouble," he said plaintively.
    John Steinbeck  --  Of Mice and Men

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