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lament
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A Christmas Carol
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  • Not so much in obedience, as in surprise and fear: for on the raising of the hand, he became sensible of confused noises in the air; incoherent sounds of lamentation and regret; wailings inexpressibly sorrowful and self-accusatory.

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

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