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lament
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Heart of Darkness
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  • All the carriers were speaking together, and in the midst of the uproar the lamentable voice of the chief agent was heard ’giving it up’ tearfully for the twentieth time that day….
  • Beyond the fence the forest stood up spectrally in the moonlight, and through the dim stir, through the faint sounds of that lamentable courtyard, the silence of the land went home to one’s very heart,—its mystery, its greatness, the amazing reality of its concealed life.

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

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