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plaintive
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Mansfield Park
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  • And you may say, if you please, that I shall prepare my most plaintive airs against his return, in compassion to his feelings, as I know his horse will lose.
  • "Indeed, I hope it is not true," said Mrs. Price plaintively; "it would be so very shocking!

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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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