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lament
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The Idiot
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  • All now crowded round the fire and thronged to see what was going on; everyone lamented and gave vent to exclamations of horror and woe.
  • "Nastasia Philipovna!" lamented Lebedeff again, straining towards the fireplace; but Rogojin dragged him away, and pushed him to the rear once more.
  • "And the money’s burning still," Lebedeff lamented.
  • The mother spent whole nights in weeping and lamenting, while all the time the cause of her grief slumbered peacefully.
  • "My lady! my sovereign!" lamented Lebedeff, falling on his knees before Nastasia Philipovna, and stretching out his hands towards the fire; "it’s a hundred thousand roubles, it is indeed, I packed it up myself, I saw the money!

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  • She lamented the loss.
  • We lamented our sad circumstances.

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