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commiserate
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War and Peace
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  • Tushin’s large, kind, intelligent eyes were fixed with sympathy and commiseration on Rostov, who saw that Tushin with his whole heart wished to help him but could not.
  • She looked into her lover’s face and saw in it a look of commiseration and perplexity.
  • "What is the matter, Count?" asked the countess in a surprised and commiserating tone.
  • He tried to avoid his old acquaintances with their commiseration and offensive offers of assistance; he avoided all distraction and recreation, and even at home did nothing but play cards with his mother, pace silently up and down the room, and smoke one pipe after another.

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  • I prefer to celebrate or commiserate my kissing in private.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • When I was born, people in our village commiserated with my mother and nobody congratulated my father.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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