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lament
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War and Peace
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  • The rider, whose figure seemed familiar to Rostov and involuntarily riveted his attention, made a gesture of refusal with his head and hand and by that gesture Rostov instantly recognized his lamented and adored monarch.
  • Loaded carts stood at the house next to Ferapontov’s and women were wailing and lamenting as they said good-by.
  • The women, who had been silent till then, suddenly began to wail as they looked at the fires—the smoke and even the flames of which could be seen in the failing twilight—and as if in reply the same kind of lamentation was heard from other parts of the street.
  • She kept on lamenting and crying," continued the woman.
  • Ooh!" lamented Aniska, who at the sight of the fire felt that she too must give expression to her feelings.

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

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