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plaintive
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David Copperfield
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  • He lies down at my feet, stretches himself out as if to sleep, and with a plaintive cry, is dead.
  • ’She was a charming woman, sir!’ he observed in a plaintive manner.

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  • She asked in a plaintive voice.
  • "I don’t want no trouble," he said plaintively.
    John Steinbeck  --  Of Mice and Men

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