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doleful
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Romeo and Juliet
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  • When griping grief the heart doth wound,
    And doleful dumps the mind oppress,

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  • It was another year of a doleful Detroit economy.
  • Her doleful story of ruin did not sound so sad to those who had never had anything.

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